The Pratt Community College soccer program is heading into its fifth year of existence and celebrating another success as a men’s soccer alumnus goes pro. Former forward Nik Bohne is the first to sign a professional contract and will play with the Wichita B-52s for the 2014-2015 season. Bohne is originally from Wichita and played at Pratt Community College during the 2011 – 2012 and 2012 – 2013 seasons.
The Pratt Men’s Wrestling Team has just been named 2013-2014 NJCAA Academic Team of the Year for the second year in a row. This means that the team had the highest cumulative GPA of any community college men’s wrestling team in the nation with a 3.12.
Pratt Community College is pleased to announce the hiring of Kevin Kewley as the new Head Men’s Soccer Coach. Kewley began his tenure with PCC in 2010 when he founded the soccer program together with Head Women’s Coach Jerrid Schicke. He continued coaching through the 2012 season, after which he began as head coach at Barton Community College, where his team was the 2013 KJCCC conference co-champions. Kewley returns to PCC to commence the 2014 season with great enthusiasm.
“I am happy to be back in Pratt and am looking forward to strengthening the program,” said Kewley.
Your Pratt men’s soccer team competed in a 6v6 outdoor tournament at McPherson College on April 12. Two teams composed of Pratt players competed against a field of 22 total teams representing NCAA D-I and D-II, NAIA, NCSAA, and NJCAA competitive and club programs.
In Pool A, PCC defeated Emporia State 9-4, lost to McPherson College 5-1 and defeated Kansas State - Salina 16-4.
In Pool D, PCC lost to Southwestern College 8-7, defeated Central Christian College 12-3 and tied 6-6 against the FC Gatos Verdes, the McPherson College Alumni team.
Your Beaver Men’s Soccer program sent two teams, one consisting of all Freshmen and the other of all Sophomores, to compete in Hesston College’s annual 6v6 Indoor tournament in Hesston, Kan. on Feb. 15. PCC was one of two junior colleges there with four other four year schools rounding out the field.
The freshman team went 3-1 in group play (PCC-4/Central Cristian-1; PCC-1/Bethel-2; PCC-5/Hesston-2). Pratt’s freshmen finished second in their group behind Bethel College.
Your PCC women’s soccer team competed in a 6v6 indoor tournament in Hesston, Kan. on Feb. 8. The team went 3-1 in group play (PCC-2/Hesston-1; PCC-5/Garden CC-1; PCC-1/Butler CC-5; PCC-6/Southwestern College-1).
The Lady Beavers finished second in their group, behind only Butler CC, and advancing to the knockout rounds, where they fell to Hesston Alumni 1-2.
Pratt Community College is proud to announce that 19 student-athletes have been named to the KJCCC All-Academic Team for the Fall 2013 semester. Each semester, the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference recognizes the athletes who have earned a 3.50 GPA and above.
The Pratt Community College Women’s Soccer Team is proud to announce that forward Lauren Snyder has been named to the 2014 NJCAA All-Region VI Second Team. Only 22 players from the region are honored, making Snyder one of the top five strykers in the region. Snyder is the first PCC women’s soccer player to receive NJCAA honors at the regional level. Her individuals stats in include 11 goals (single season record for PCC) and five assists (27 offensive points which is also PCC women’s soccer record). Snyder is a freshman from Broomfield, Colo.