MEN'S SOCCER- FREGOSO SCORES FOUR TO LEAD PANTHERS TO WIN (10/22/14)
The Panthers defeated College of the Desert yesterday afternoon 8-4 to remain undefeated in the Foothill Conference. Sophomore Peter Fregoso scored four goals to lead the Panthers to victory. Eduardo Orozco, Alex Lopez, Bryan Guzman, and Edgar Cervantes added one goal each. Jesus Meza earned five saves. The men travel to Victor Valley next Tuesday for continued Foothill conference action.
GUZMAN HONORED BY CCCAA (10/22/14)
Congratulations to sophomore Men's Soccer midfielder Bryan Guzman for earning Honorable Mention CCCAA/CCCSIA September Athlete of the Month. Through 11 games, Guzman had eight goals and four assists as an attacking midfielder for the third-ranked team in the state. The sophomore captained the Panthers to an overall 8-1-2 record. Chaffey was tops in the state in goals scored with 41.
PANTHERS LEAD STATE IN GOALS (10/22/14)
With 59 goals scored over 15 games, the Panthers solidly lead the state in scoring. Sophomores Peter Fregoso and Bryan Guzman share the #9 statewide ranking for individual goals scored with 11 each.
MEN REENTER NATIONAL POLL AT #8 (10/21/14)
The men reenter the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll today in the #8 position. The team travels to Desert this afternoon with a 4pm showdown with the Roadrunners.
PANTHERS MOVE UP TO #3 IN THE STATE (10/16/14)
The Foothill Conference undefeated Panther men moved up to #3 in the state and #2 in the south. The men continue Foothill Conference play Friday at home against San Bernardino Valley.
WOMEN'S SOCCER - LADY PANTHERS SHUTOUT DESERT (10/22/14)
The ladies traveled to Desert yesterday, shutting out the Roadrunners 4-0. Ana Pinedo led the Panther offense with two goals. Belle Rightmer and Sarah Bradley added one goal each. Goalkeeper Priscilla Suarez had two saves. The team travels to Cerro Coso Friday.
LADIES #15 IN THE NATION (10/16/14)
The Lady Panthers continue to have a national following, ranked #15 this week in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America poll.
WOMEN'S SOCCER SHOWING THEIR PINK PANTHER PRIDE (10/13/14)
The ladies were rocking their pink jerseys Friday in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The game was played in honor of Panther Mom, Ellie Ortega. Ellie is the mom of Jessica (W Soccer) and Sal (Football). We are one Panther family and we are with you as you Kick Cancer. We are PINK PANTHER PROUD!
VOLLEYBALL - PANTHERS DEFEAT DESERT - FIRST IN FOOTHILL (10/23/14)
The ladies defeated College of the Desert yesterday 3-2 to remain undefeated in the Foothill Conference. The team travels to Victor Valley Friday evening to take on the Rams in a battle for Foothill first place. Both teams go into Friday's match-up 4-0.
VOLLEYBALL SHOWING THEIR PINK PANTHER PRIDE (10/23/14)
The ladies were rocking their pink jerseys last night in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The Desert Roadrunners were also in pink.
LADIES SPEND SIXTH WEEK AT #15 (10/20/14)
The Lady Panthers continue to inhabit the #15 state/#9 regional spot this week. The team hosts Desert Wednesday night in continued Foothill action.
FOOTBALL - PANTHERS UPSET #1 LONG BEACH AT HOME (10/20/14)
Before a crowd of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members that turned out for the college's Annual Tailgate Party, Panther Football upset undefeated Long Beach 40-36. The Panthers were led by freshman quarterback Levi Plante who earned a spot in the Chaffey record books with 351 yards passing. Marquis Wimberly had 150 yards receiving and a touchdown for the Panther offense. On defense, Anthonee Yim held the Vikings back with 14 tackles including four tackles for loss. The men travel to Citrus Saturday in continued conference action. Kickoff 1pm.
PANTHERS MOVE UP IN RANKING AFTER BIG WIN SATURDAY (10/20/14)
After Saturday's upset of Long Beach, the men move up in the CCCAA/CCCFCA poll to #9 in the National Division. Saturday, the men take on #11 Citrus at 1pm.
PLANTE NAMED OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK (10/21/14)
Congratulations to freshman Quarterback Levi Plante, named SCFA National Central Offensive Player of the Week. Levi led the Panthers to a 40-36 upset of (previously undefeated) #1 Long Beach City College Saturday. Plante had 351 yards passing (#10 school record), 2 touchdowns, and 43 yards rushing. Levi is the 3rd Plante brother to play for the Panthers - following Aaron (Henderson State) and Luke (UNLV).
MEN'S WATER POLO - PANTHERS FIGHT HARD AGAINST MT SAC (10/16/14)
The Panthers dropped a hard-fought home contest to rival MSAC 13-6. It was a very defensive game in the first half with the halftime score 3-1 in favor of the Mounties. The second half saw more offense but the Panthers came up short being outscored 8-4 in the 3rd quarter. Blake Schwartz had 2 goals and freshman Matt Ryan had 2 goals to pace the offense. Brandon Howell and Spencer Swezey added a goal each. David Tapia had 8 blocks and 3 steals. The Panthers take a break until next Wednesday when they take on LA Trade Tech, followed up that night at CalTech.
WOMEN'S WATER POLO - PANTHERS GO 3-1 AT CITRUS TOURNEY (10/20/14)
The ladies went 3-1 last weekend at Citrus including a 21-0 shutout of Santa Monica and decisive wins over Pierce and LA Valley. Their only loss came from Mesa, 7-8. Salena Zapata led the women in scoring with 14 goals across the 4 games. Allison Bartosik followed with 9. Angel Duran shared the cage over the weekend. Duran earned 29 saves, Lindsey Badder added 1 and Sarah Tritt had four (in addition to two goals). The ladies continue South Coast play Wednesday at LA Trade Tech.
2014 SPRING SPORTS
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 the 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 wig 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.
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