The men's soccer team finished the 2008 season ranked 5th in the nation after going 1-1-1 in the NJCAA National Tournament in Phoenix, AZ. A 2-0 shut out victory over Iowa Western Community College gave the Bulldogs (20-3-1) their second Great Lakes District Championship in four years.
In 2004, South Suburban College went to the Nationals in Tyler, Texas, finishing that season 19-4-1.
The Bulldogs defended their NJCAA Region IV Championship, defeating the Kishwaukee Community College.
The men's soccer team also had a very successful season in 2007. The Bulldogs were crowned the NJCAA Region IV Champion, defeating the College of DuPage Chaparrals 2-1 in overtime. However, the team was defeated in the NJCAA District tournament by Marshalltown Community College (IA). SSC's overall record was 14-4-4.
Head coach Jose González was named Region IV Coach of The Year. Freshman Efrain Villanueva was named a 2007 Region IV Player of the Year and was an NJCAA All-American honorable mention. Midfielders Christian Ceja and Fernando Padilla were named First Team All-Region. Defenseman Carlos Reyes was selected Second Team All-Region.
The season opens on August 1 and will end with the Region IV championship tournament on November 3. The team will be playing a very competitive schedule this year with dates scheduled with teams that were also at the national tournament. For more information please contact Coach González at (708) 596-2000 x 2002.
Jose "Tony" González