BASEBALL - KIEST DRAFTED BY PHILLIES (6/9/14)
Congratulations to Panther Alum Tanner Kiest who was drafted Friday by the Philadelphia Phillies. Kiest was an All-Foothill Conference selection and helped hte Panthers win the conference title, striking out 70 batters (13.03 per game). Kiest is the 25th player signed to a professional contract under Head Coach Jeff Harlow. We look forward to watching his MLB career.
SOFTBALL - PANTHERS LOSE CLOSE ONE TO BARSTOW (4/21/14) The Lady Panthers closed out the 2014 season with a 14-12 loss to Barstow Friday. The ladies took a 10 run lead but a 6th inning rally by the Vikings cost the Panthers the win. Salina Santoyo and Priscilla Leon each homered for the Panthers.
SWIM/DIVE - LADIES BEAT EL CAMINO AND LATT (3/24/14) The Chaffey College Women's Swim team raised its record to 5-1 with wins over El Camino 128-104, and LA Trade Tech 184-8. Christen Harper won all for of her individual events, 1000, 500, and 200 freestyle. Salena Zapata won both the 50 and 100 breaststroke, and Analissa Hurtardo won the 100 Butterfly. The 400 Freestyle relay of Lauren Loya, Jackie Vicario, Hurtardo, and Harper also took first. Chaffey swims next Friday at home 12:30 pm vs first place Mt SAC and Rio Hondo.
CHAFFEY MEN 1-1 FRIDAY (4/1/14) Chaffey men’s swimming team took on both Mt San Antonio College and Rio Hondo College in the final double dual meet of the year at their home pool at Chaffey College.
Against Rio Hondo, the Panthers came out on top by winning every individual event and finished with a score of 149 – 38.
Leading the Panthers was freshman Kyle Cauldren of Citrus Valley HS with wins in the 1000 freestyle (10:17.91), 200 backstroke (2:07.44) and 200 Individual Medley (2:05.93). Double event winners included David Dominguez winning the 200 freestyle (1:55.67) and 100 butterfly (58.24); Chris Vasquez winning the 100 breaststroke (1:12.33) and 200 breaststroke (2:37.15); Thomas Harper winning the 200 butterfly (1:58.93) and 500 freestyle (4:56.89); and Elitt Golnik winning the 50 freestyle (22.84) and 100 freestyle (51.58). Single event winners included Matt Rohde, 100 backstroke (1:01.76) and Sean Barraza, diving (156.65). Chaffey won the opening event, 200 medley relay with a winning time of 1:52.59. Swimmers on the relay were Rohde, Vasquez, Golnik and Sean Briones.
In the dual meet against Mt SAC, the Panthers lost out to the Mounties who are one of the top teams in the state this year. Chaffey ended up winning 3 events against Mt SAC. Events and athletes were 200 butterfly, Thomas Harper; 200 Individual Medley, Kyle Cauldren and diving, Sean Barraza. Next contest for the Panthers will be the Pasadena City College Invitational April 4th & 5th.
TRACK & FIELD - TEAM UPDATE (4/7/14) On the women's side, freshman Rachel McCoy - high jumper is ranked number one in the country. She made it by winning the Aztec Invitational at San Diego State last week by clearing 6 ft. even.
Jessica Alvarez - freshman 1500m, is ranked in the top 10 in the state, with a time of 4:58.24.
Our returning sophomore, Khallifah Rosser - is ranked number one in the country in his event the 400m hurdles with a time of 51.28sec. Which also won the Aztec Invitational at San Diego State. Fabian Griffith - our only returning sprinter, is ranked number four in two events in the state. The 100m - 10.58sec and 200m - 21,42sec.
2013-14 WINTER SPORTS
FIVE SOPHOMORES TRANSFER TO 4-YEAR SCHOOLS (5/13/14)
Five sophomore basketball players have committed to continue their education at 4-year schools. Congratulations to Jeff Nibo (Southern Utah), Pape Seck and Roderick Evans-Taylor (Simon Frasier), Tyler Shea (Western New Mexico), and Julian Nichols (Western Oregon).
MEN'S BASKETBALL - PANTHERS FALL TO SANTA ROSA IN SEMIFINALS (3/17/14) The men came on strong, taking an early lead against Santa Rosa but trailed by 10 points going into halftime. The men regrouped at the half, closing the gap and tying the game up until the final minute of play. With seconds remaining, Santa Rosa scored leaving the Panthers 2 points behind with only 3 seconds left on the clock. The Panthers finish the season wih an impressive 28-6 record.
JACKO EARNS ALL-STATE HONOR (3/17/14) Congratulations to sophomore forward Adom Jacko who was named to the CCCAA All-State Team and the 2014 CCCAA Men's Basketball Championships all-tournament Team. Jacko led the Panthers all season, a driving force on the court that took the men to the Final Four.
KLEIN NAMED STATE COACH OF THE YEAR (3/17/14)
Congratulations to Head Coach Jeff Klein. For the second year in a row, Coach Klein was named the Southern Region Coach of the Year. Klein finished this season 28-6 and too the Panthers to their second consecutive Final Four appearance. Klein earned his 300th win at Chaffey on February 22nd.
FIVE PANTHERS SELECTED ALL-CONFERENCE (2/24/14) Congratulations to Adom Jacko, John Gilliam, Julian Nichols, Jeff Nibo, and Roderick Evans-Taylor for being named All-Foothill Conference.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL - LADY PANTHERS VICTORIOUS - ADVANCE TO PLAYOFFS ROUND 3 (3/3/14) The ladies hosted Irvine Valley Saturday evening in Round 2 of the 2014 CCCAA playoffs, emerging victorious 72-66. Irvine led for the majority of the game including a 5 point lead at the half but the Panthers came back in the 2nd half. Trailing with less than a minute on the clock, Mary Windom hit a 3, followed by a 2 to take the game and advance the Panthers to the next round of playoff action. Windom led the Panthers in scoring with 24 points, 3 rebounds, 3 steals. The ladies will travel Wednesday to face off against #3 LA Valley at 5pm. Valley defeated ELAC Friday 92-88 in overtime.
THREE PANTHERS SELECTED ALL-CONFERENCE (2/24/14)
Congratulations to Mary Windom, Shannon Moore and Raven Dixon for being named All-Foothill Conference.
2013 FALL SPORTS
KANDAH & JIMENEZ NAMED SCHOLAR ATHLETES (2/10/14)
Congratulations to Samer Kandah (Men's Soccer) and Sarah Jimenez (Women's Soccer) who have been recognized as a 2013-14 CCCSCA Scholar Athletes (3.30+ GPA with at least 24 units).
FOOTBALL - THREE PANTHERS SIGN NLI (2/5/14)
Congratulations to our three football players that signed their NLIs this morning - Daniel Duarte, Lucas White and Dejai Jones. All three athletes are moving onto South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. This makes seven 2013 Panthers that have comitted to 4-year colleges and universities.
WOMEN'S SOCCER - FINAL NATIONAL POLL - LADIES RANKED #9 (12/13/13) In the final National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Junior College Division 3 National poll, the Chaffey Panthers came in at #9 - the sixth highest ranking California program. GO PANTHERS!
PANTHERS FALL TO #2 SANTIAGO CANYON (11/27/13) The Lady Panthers completed their best season in college history yesterday at Santiago Canyon, falling to #2 seed Santiago Canyon 1-0. The team finishes the season 20-2-1 and Foothill Conference Champions.
VOLLEYBALL - SEVEN PLAYERS NAMED ALL-CONFERENCE (12/9/13) Congratulations to Ashanti Banks - named Foothill Conference MVP. Six additional Panthers were named to the All-Conference team. [complete list]
MEN'S SOCCER - PANTHERS FINISH SEASON WITH WIN OVER IVC (11/15/13)
The men hosted Imperial Valley yesterday, defeating the Arabs 3-0. Pat Vincent, Bryan Guzman and Samer Kandah each scored 1 for the Panthers. Robert Ramirez had 3 saves.
UPDATE (10/30/13) - The men hold strong in the CCCAA poll this week at #12 in the state and #7 in SoCA.
MEN'S WATER POLO - SEVEN PANTHERS NAMED ALL-CONFERENCE (11/20/13)
Seven Men's Water Polo players have been named to the All-South Coast Conference team including 1st team selections; Kevin Chapman and Matt Wong. [Complete list]
WOMEN'S WATER POLO - BURGESS NAMED ALL-AMERICAN - 8 NAMED ALL-CONFERENCE (11/19/13)
Congratulations to Rachel Burgess for being named South Coast Conference co-MVP and All-American. Seven additional athletes were named to the All-Conference team. [Complete list of honored athletes]
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