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Canyons claims 2-0 victory over Long Beach

VENTURA Calif. — College of the Canyons opened its appearance at the Nike Soccer Community College Showcase with a 2-0 victory over Long Beach City College, as the Cougars' strong second half pushed them to victory at Ventura College.

After a scoreless first half, Canyons got on the board in the 52nd minute when freshman midfielder Kiara Gunn scored her second goal of the season, to give the Cougars a 1-0 advantage.

COC would then add to its lead in the 67th minute when Jennifer Roney tallied her first goal of the season off a pass from Kylia Bradford

The two-goal lead would be enough for Canyons to claim victory.

The Cougars' defense had a strong showing holding Long Beach to only two shots on goal the entire game.

COC goalie Emily Ozanich was credited with the win and the clean-sheet.

Canyons will continue play at the Nike Soccer Community College Showcase vs. Evergreen Valley College on Saturday, Sept. 2.

Stay up to date on all this season's action by following the College of the Canyons Athletic department on social media at @COCathletics on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube. 

— Tim Strong/COC Sports Information

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