Vanguard University, located in nearby Costa Mesa, CA., just finished their regular season and ended 3rd in the highly competitive Golden State Athletic Conference with an overall record of 14-3. Vanguard also received a national rank of #10 at that time. Earlier in their season, Vanguard spent one week ranked #1 in the country. During the past 5 seasons, the Lions have been ranked in the top 5 in the country 4 out of those 5 years.
The success of the Vanguard Women's soccer program certainly cannot be mentioned in a Lime Alert without recognizing the Blues influence. Our proud members of the Lions:
- Randy Dodge, Director of Soccer, Men & Women's Programs.
- Ali Malaekeh, Women's Associate Head Coach
- Lauren Leslie, Women’s Assistant Head Coach
- Andrew May, Men's Assistant Coach
- Kelsey Arenado, Current Player
- Nikki Dunn, Committed 2014
- Erica Wadell, Committed 2014
Pictured on right is the recently installed artificial soccer field at Vanguard. The field renovation included installation of new lights, stands and futsal fields.
Congratulations to the Vanguard Lions on a great season and special kudos to the Blues coaches and players that help make Vanguard the successful college soccer program it is.
Blues players have many options when college decisions are made and it is nice to know there are many great opportunities locally like Vanguard University.