Ventura College Athletics

14-15 Athletes of the Week

  • Delanie Gavid & Mitchell Ongstad, 2014-15 Female & Male Athletes of the Year, May 17 2015
    June 10, 2015
    Delanie Gavid (Women's Soccer) and Mitchell Ongstad (Men's Swimming) were named the 2014-15 VC Athletes of the Year at the Hall of Fame and Student Athlete Recognition Banquet last month.
  • Sophia Chandler Madison O'Donnell Chris Sands, 2014-15 Scholar Athletes, May 17 2015
    May 18, 2015
    Sophia Chandler (Women's Soccer), Madison O'Donnell (Women's Basketball) and Chris Sands (Men's Swimming were named the 2014-15 VC Scholar Athletes at the Hall of Fame and Student Athlete Recognition Banquet Sunday.
  • Mitchell Ongstad, Men's Swimming, Week of April 27-May 2
    May 03, 2015
    Pirate swimmer Mitchell Ongstad finished out his career in the orange and black in style. The sophomore from Royal High School in Simi Valley was named the state's Co-Athlete of the Year following two individual golds and a silver in the CCCAA State Championships this past week at East Los Angeles College.
  • Dylan Roberts, Men's Track & Field, Week of April 20-26
    April 27, 2015
    A week after winning the Western State Conference long jump, sophomore Dylan Roberts brought home the silver in the triple jump this week at the WSC Championships in Santa Barbara.
  • Raquel Rodriguez, Women's Swimming, Week of April 13-19
    April 19, 2015
    Raquel Rodriguez had a very productive weekend for the women's swim team at the Western State Conference Championships over the weekend. The freshman from Ventura High School had two runner-up finishes in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke events, respectively.
  • Carly Camarillo, Pirate Softball, Week of April 6-12
    April 13, 2015
    The Pirate softball team is making a strong push to secure the Western State Conference Gold Division's second automatic playoff spot. Leading the charge the past week was Carly Camarillo.
  • Corey Karen, Men's Tennis, Week of March 30-April 5
    April 06, 2015
    Corey Karen had an outstanding week for the Pirates' men's tennis team this past week at the Western State Conference singles and doubles championships.
  • Alisha Greenlaw, Women's Track & Field, Week of March 23-29
    March 30, 2015
    A week after breaking a 34-year-old record in the 100m hurdles, Alisha Greenlaw produced three first place finishes and a second at this week's Western State Conference Coastal Meet in San Luis Obispo.
  • Jia Wiebe, Women's Tennis, Week of March 16-22
    March 23, 2015
    The VC women's tennis team has been on the verge of a big win all season. That win came Thursday as the Pirates defeated defending WSC champion Santa Monica 5-4 on Thursday afternoon. Jia Weibe was a double-winner in that match.
  • Emil Ozeke, Men's Golf, Week of March 9-15
    March 16, 2015
    Led by Emil Ozeke, the Pirate golf team posted its best score of the season Monday at its own Western State Conference event at River Ridge Golf Course in Oxnard.
  • Aubri Smith, Women's Basketball, Week of March 2-9
    March 09, 2015
    It was announced this week that VC women's basketball point guard Aubri Smith was named first-team All-State by the California Community College Women's Basketball Coaches Association.
  • Hironori Koyanagi, Men's Tennis, Week of Feb. 23-Mar. 1
    March 02, 2015
    The Pirates' men's tennis team is back on top of the Western State Conference. Leading the charge is Hironori Koyanagi, who is undefeated this season in No. 1 singles and No. 1 doubles.
  • Dylan Colman, VC Baseball, Week of Feb. 16-22
    February 23, 2015
    The Pirate baseball team closed the week with their first two-game winning streak of the season, thanks in large part to the efforts of sophomore left fielder Dylan Colman.
  • Brittany Perez, Pirate Softball, Week of Feb. 9-15
    February 16, 2015
    The Pirate softball team found their bats over the weekend, winnin three of four games at the Mt. San Jacinto President's Day Weekend Tournament in Menifee. A Big reason behind their success was freshman Brittany Perez.
  • Steven Bush, Men's Basketball, Week of Feb. 2-8
    February 09, 2015
    Steven Bush of the men's basketball team picked a great time to have a breakout game. With the Pirates coming off a bye and facing conference co-leading Allan Hancock College on Saturday, Bush had a career high 21 points to lead Ventrua to a 73-68 victory.
  • Coach Gary Anglin, Football/Baseball, Week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1
    February 02, 2015
    We will take a one week break to honor Coach Gary Anglin. Anglin, who is retiring at the end of the year, has been selected for induction to the Clifornia Community Colleges Football Hall of Fame next month.
  • Brooke Zamora, Women's Basketball, Week of Jan. 19-25
    January 26, 2015
    The women's basketball team is back in first place in the Western State Conference North Division, due in large part to the play of Brooke Zamora. The freshman from Royal High School who worked her way into the starting line-up early in the season is the Pirates' leading scorer in conference play.
  • Vondel Faniel, Men's Basketball, Week of Jan. 12-18
    January 20, 2015
    Vondel Faniel of the men's basketball team has had a strong start to 2015. The 6-foot-6 sophomore from Palmdale's Kinght high School is averaging a double-double through the first four games of the year at 14.0 points and 13.8 rebounds per contest.
  • Carolyn Ruffino, Women's Basketball, Week of Dec. 1-7
    December 08, 2014
    It has been a long road back for Pirate redshirt freshman Carolyn Ruffino. She had knee surgery in the spring of her senior year of high school, and spent last season as a redshirt. This season, she played competitively for the first time in two seasons.
  • Micaela Pericone-Kapp, Women's Basketball, Week of Nov. 24-30
    December 01, 2014
    Micaela Pericone-Kapp of the defending state champion women's basketball team has had a solid start to her sophomore season.
  • Paul Harris, Pirate Football, Week of Nov. 17-23
    November 24, 2014
    Sophomore running back Paul Harris kept the Pirates in the game Saturday night. In VC's SCFA semifinal at No. 1 Riverside, Harris had 228 return yards, including a 100 yard kickoff return for a touchdown as the Pirates pushed the state's No. 1-ranked team.
  • Robert Hunt, Men's Basketball, Week of Nov. 11-17
    November 17, 2014
    Pirate freshman Robert Hunt has made an immediate impact for the Ventura College men's basketball team. This past weekend, Hunt, who hails from Gateway Christian in Memphis, Tenn., led the Pirates averaging 16.0 points per game, shooting 54 percent (15-28) from the floor, including a stellar 63 percent (12-19) from 3-point range.
  • Megan Kearney, Women's Cross Country, Week of Nov. 3-10
    November 10, 2014
    With a bid to the state championships on the line, Megan Kearney took charge, finishing as the Pirates’ No. 1 runner for the first time since Sept. 5, leading the team to an automatic qualifying position to the state finals in two weeks in Fresno.
  • Christina Tellez, Women's Water Polo, Week of Oct. 27-Nov. 2
    November 03, 2014
    The Pirates' women's water polo team won three matches this past week headed into the WSC Tournament Nov. 6-8. Sophomore Christina Tellez was a leader in those victories.
  • Anthony Rivas, Men's Cross Country, Week of Oct. 20-26
    October 27, 2014
    A year ago, VC cross country runner Anthony Rivas finished just seconds out of contention for a spot in the state championships. On Friday, he earned a second chance to qualify for state at the Western State Conference Championships.
  • Willie Cowan, Pirate Football, Week of Oct. 13-19
    October 20, 2014
    Pirate running back Willie Cowan made the most of his opportunities Saturday. He had big plays on special teams and scored a touchdown in VC's 50-19 win at Pasadena.
  • Tori Hiott, Pirate Volleyball, Week of Oct. 6-12
    October 13, 2014
    The Pirate volleyball team had one of its best weeks in years, sweeping SoCal No. 10 Pierce College and Allan Hancock College. One of the big reasons was the play of freshman Tori Hiott.
  • Dominic Tassano, Men's Water Polo, Week of Sept. 29-Oct. 5
    October 06, 2014
    Dominic Tassano led the Ventura College men's water polo team to a pair of victories this week at the American River College Tournament. In five total games during the week, Tassano scored 16 goals for VC.
  • Marc Evans, Pirate Football, Week of Sept. 22-28
    September 29, 2014
    VC sophomore Marc Evans, making his first collegiate start, led the No. 15-ranked Pirate football team to a 35-31 upset victory at No. 5 Cerritos Saturday night.
  • Cecily Loya, Women's Water Polo, Week of Sept. 15-21
    September 22, 2014
    Cecily Loya had an outstanding weekend for the VC women's water polo team at the Chaffey Tournament in Rancho Cucamonga. She scored nine goals in four games, and was the leader of the Pirate defense with 13 steals.
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