Thursday, August 21, 2014

Welcome Bret DeGayner, Century Women's Soccer Coach!

 
Bret DeGayner is a USSF Nationally Licensed soccer coach who has been coaching for eight years, and whose teams have earned several championships, including league championships, tournament championships and the USA Cup.

In addition to his National License, Coach DeGayner has earned the USSF goal keeper diploma, the Coerver Youth Diploma and continues to be an active student of coaching, attending symposiums and coach training throughout the year.

As a full time soccer professional, in the off season Coach DeGayner works as a trainer for the NSC Youth Academy, Pegasus Soccer Concepts, Dragon Soccer and trains home-schooled youth players.

He is on the Board of Directors of a local soccer club and coaches two youth teams each summer. He is an ambassador of the game and is involved in an outreach program that provides training, equipment and supplies to youth players in Ghana and is working to build permanent soccer training facilities so that the Ghanaian players can reach their full potential.

Welcome, Coach DeGayner!


Thursday, June 5, 2014

Century Baseball Players Anderson and Lindberg named NJCAA All Americans


The NJCAA released its post season award winners on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, and several Century baseball players were honored:
  • Justin Anderson (DH - Plymouth, MN) was named NJCAA 1st Team All American.  Anderson was also named to the NJCAA All Region XIII team.
  • Jake Lindberg 1B - (Mora, MN) was named NJCAA 3rd Team All American.  Lindberg was also named to the NJCAA All Region XIII Team.
  • Eldon Evans (RHP – Montevideo, MN) and Logan Busch (OF - Inver Grove Heights, MN) were also named to the NJCAA All Region XIII Team.
During the past 4 years, Century has had 7 players named NJCAA All Americans, and 11 players named to the NJCAA All Region XIII team.  In addition, the team has had numerous members selected to play in the Northwoods League, one of the premiere summer college baseball leagues in the country.

This summer, sophomore pitchers Miles Nablo (Eden Prairie, MN) and Dakota Belter (Somerset, WI) are pitching in the Northwoods League.  Nablo is with the Eau Claire Express, and Belter is with the Willmar Stingers.

 
Dakota Belter

 
Justin Anderson

 
Jake Lindberg

 
Miles Nablo

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Second Annual Century College Athletics Golf Tournament June 7

It's NEVER too early to think "summer" and golf! Get your teams together NOW and sign up for our 2nd Annual Athletics Golf Tourney on Saturday, June 7!

Proceeds benefit Century's Athletics. Registration Deadline is May 30. For more info: Dwight.Kotila@century.edu, 651.779.3325


Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Century College Ranked #1 in NJCAA Baseball Poll Released March 10!


The Century College baseball team is ranked #1 nationally in the NJCAA Division III poll released on March 10, 2014.

Century opened the 2014 season by going 5-1 at the Babe Howard Classic in Millington, Tennessee. The team departs for the RussMatt Baseball Tournament in Orlando, Florida, March 12-21, where they will play 14 games.
 

Thursday, March 6, 2014

Eldon Evans Named NJCAA DIII Pitcher of the Week!

Century College sophomore pitcher Eldon Evans was named NJCAA DIII Pitcher of the Week for his pitching performance last week at Babe Howard Classic in Millington, Tennessee.   Eldon pitched 8 innings, giving up only 1 earned run while striking out 7 in the victory over Southeastern CC (IA). 

 
 
Photo: Eldon Evans

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Century College Ranked #2 in NJCAA Baseball Poll Released February 25!


The Century College baseball team is ranked #2 in the first NJCAA Division III poll released on February 25, 2014.

Century opens the 2014 season on February 27, 2014, at the Babe Howard Classic in Millington, Tennessee.

Go #Woodducknation!

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Century College Welcomes Lisa Berg, New Women's Soccer Coach


Lisa Berg was named head women’s soccer coach at Century College in January.  She’s a Minnesota native with over 10 years of coaching experience internationally, collegiately, and at the competitive club levels.

 Berg served as the technical advisor for women’s football for the Federation of Uganda Football Associations.  She coached the 2013 Ugandan women’s U20 national team to victories over South Sudan, and she coached the 2011 and 2012 senior women’s national teams against DR Congo and Egypt.  She has spent the last 6 years developing soccer for females and mentoring coaches in Uganda, Swaziland, South Africa, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zanzibar as the assistant director of the International Sport Connection.

 Prior to her work in Uganda, Berg was the first assistant coach at Arkansas State University from 2008-11.  She helped guide the Red Wolves to the Sun Belt Conference Tournament in 2009 for the first time in its program history.  Before she helped in rebuilding the Red Wolves soccer program, she served as volunteer assistant at the University of Minnesota, T.C.  Berg was an Academic All-Big 10 player for the Golden Gophers from 2003-05 and helped rebuild the Minnesota soccer program during her time as a player and assistant coach.

 Berg also has experience with coaching at various clubs across the U.S., including FC Lubbock, Arkansas Rush, St. Croix Soccer Club, the North Suburban Soccer Club, and the East Select Soccer Club.  She is a member of the NCAA Women’s Coaching Academy and she has worked with the Olympic Development Programs in Texas, Arkansas, and Minnesota.      

 Berg graduated with her master’s degree in Exercise and Sport Psychology and a certificate in Leadership from Texas Tech University in May of 2013.  While at Texas Tech, she taught the Principles of Sport Coaching Course and assisted with the Seminar in Sport Leadership.  She attained her B.S. from the University of Minnesota in 2006 majoring in Kinesiology/Pre Physical Therapy, with minors in Chemistry and Spanish.  Berg currently holds a USSF National B Coaching License and the NSCAA Regional Goalkeeping Certificate.