The Golden Bears are 8-1-7 Overall and Undefeated in League Play as this Year’s Journey Begins
It was a magical season for the Temecula Valley Girls Soccer team last year. The Golden Bears won the Southwestern league Championship. They then went into the CIF playoffs are won the CIF Southern Section Division 2 Championship. The Golden Bears then capped off the season by being crowned the Division 2 State Champions.
Temecula Valley coach Jennifer Guinn was selected as the “Coach of the Year” by the California Coaches Association. Guinn has been coaching the Golden Bears for the past five seasons. She grew up in Temecula and is a Temecula Valley Alumni.
“It’s a new year, and we have new goals to set. I’m Excited to have the girls back in Golden Bear stadium” said Guinn. I’m retuning an all American, CIF player of the year in senior mid fielder Mackenzie Vehlow. Kenzie has scored and assisted in multiple goals this season but it is her overall team leadership that is most impressive”.
“Emma Thrapp returns in the back as a junior and 1st team All CIF. Her leadership and experience from last year will help lead the Bears. Christine Goodman, senior and Captain of the offensive line will be sure to add a threat to our opponents. Coming off three seasons where she was not 100%, Christine is healthy and strong to close out her senior season”.
“All three are Varsity captains and excited to lead their team. We had a tough pre-Season schedule and are excited to grow every step of the way as we venture into Division 1 for the first time in our programs history”.
Wedensday night Kenzie Vehlow lit up the score board with 4 goals and 1 assist against Great Oak. Freshman Kate Jacobsen placed one in the back of the net as well. Junior Emma Thrapp, Eve Hoppe, and Kate Jacobsen also had assists.
The Golden Bears travel to Murrieta Friday to take on the Nighthawks. Murrieta is 0-1-1 o far this season, losing to Vista Murrieta 3-0 and tying Chaparral 0-0.
Temecula Valley is 2-0 in league and 8-1-7 overall. They beat Murrieta Mesa 2-0 last Monday. “We are looking for a competitive and fun season” said Guinn. Go Bears”!