Women’s Soccer: ACU Earns First-Ever GSAC Win

Women’s Soccer: ACU Earns First-Ever GSAC Win

Arizona Christian University (4-8-1, 1-6-0 GSAC) took its first ever win in Golden State Athletics Conference women’s soccer with a goal by freshman midfielder Jesslyn Jana (Placerville, Calif./El Dorado HS) 10 minutes into the second half, and sophomore forward Chelsea Ruland (Tucson, Ariz./Pusch Ridge Christian Academy) scoring the match-winning Golden Goal at 106:50 of the second 10-minute overtime period. ACU ended the match 2-1, over San Diego Christian College (5-8-0, 2-5-0 GSAC), Thursday, Oct. 18, in El Cajon, California. ACU played its second double overtime match of the season. ACU takes on The Master’s College (9-4-2, 4-3-0 GSAC), which ranks 21st in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches’ poll, Saturday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m., on Pete Reese Field in Santa Clarita, California. ACU’s dry spell finally ended at the 55:14 mark of the second half when Jana earned her first collegiate goal, deflecting home a pass into the penalty box area by Ruland, who gained her fifth career assist and second of the season. Ruland and Jana hooked up again for the match-winner, with Ruland scoring her team-best eighth goal of the season and 18th career goal in 25 matches over two seasons. Jana’s pass from the left side split defenders and Ruland converted the pass to a goal from the right side. Jana and Ruland are tied for ACU’s career assists lead with five each, and Jana also owns the school single-season assist record. San Diego Christian led 1-0 early when junior defender Rocio Corona tallied her first goal of the season just 9:09 into the first half off a pass from freshman forward Brice Poort, who picked...
Phoenix Shop Grand Opening!

Phoenix Shop Grand Opening!

Arizona Christian University is pleased to announce the official grand opening of the Phoenix Shop, a one-stop source for official Firestorm merchandise! An existing building in the center of campus has been transformed into a campus hangout where students, faculty and guests can not only get the latest ACU gear, but take time to relax with a hot cup of joe! The renovation of the building and opening of the Phoenix Shop is one step in ACU’s ongoing efforts to renovate and beautify the campus, all to provide the best college experience possible to the students. The area surrounding the Phoenix Shop has been transformed into a patio with seating, a fountain, and plenty of room to hangout or study between classes. Plus, in just a few weeks, you’ll be able to sit outside and enjoy the cool Arizona fall evenings! The grand opening on September 27th beginning at 8 a.m. will feature entertainment, and even FREE drinks for those who “check in” at the Phoenix Shop.  Drawings for free ACU logo wear will take place every hour.  There will also be a ‘bargain bin’ for steep markdowns on select items! A schedule of the day’s activities is listed below: 8 a.m. – FREE bagels 12 p.m. – FREE hot dogs 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. Join us for a variety of game tournaments with fabulous prizes! 6 p.m. – Open mic night on the Phoenix Shop patio Don’t forget to visit the Phoenix Shop this Thursday and join us in celebrating the grand...
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