The Casper College women's soccer team's recent five-game winning streak has it back in the national rankings. The Thunderbirds (8-3-0, 5-1-0 Region IX) were ranked No. 20 in the National Junior College Athletics Association poll released Monday.
The T-Birds recent winning streak began on Sept. 11 with a 1-0 shutout of No. 16 Laramie County Community College. Since then, they have defeated Western Nebraska Community College (4-0), Western Wyoming Community College (1-0), Otero Junior College (3-0) and Trinidad State College (3-1).
Casper College, which is now atop the Region IX standings, plays at Central Wyoming College on Wednesday and Northwest College on Saturday.
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Jack Nowlin returned to the Star-Tribune in 2007 after eight years covering Michigan State University athletics. A Wyoming native, and a graduate of Jeffrey City High School and the University of Wyoming, Jack serves as the Star-Tribune’s sports editor.