Ventura College Athletics

2021 Ventura College Women's Tennis Team News

  • Women's Tennis Falls to Santa Monica in Season Finale
    May 06, 2021
    The Ventura College women's tennis team dropped the finale of its Covid-shortened 2021 season 6-3 to visiting Santa Monica on Thursday at the VC Tennis Center. Isabella DeRosa was a double-winner on the day, claiming the No. 6 singles match and winning at No. 2 doubles with Alyssa McClain.
  • Women's Tennis Takes on Modesto & Fresno on Road Trip
    April 30, 2021
    The VC women's tennis team made the long road trip to the Central Valley on Friday to take on Modesto and Fresno City in a two-match day. VC fell to Modesto 6-3 in a battle of Pirates before being edged out by FCC 5-4 in the second match of the day. Sylvie Van Cott and Erin Gaynor each won a pair of singles matches and two doubles contests to lead Ventura (3-5, 2-1).
  • Women's Tennis Victorious in Home Debut
    April 29, 2021
    The Pirates' women's tennis team made their 2021 debut at the VC Tennis Center on Thursday with an 8-1 victory over Antelope Valley. Alyssa McClain led the way with a love and one win at No. 3 singles after partnering with Tanya Thompson in an 8-2 triumph in No. 2 doubles. Erin Gaynor, Victoria Zegers, Isabella DeRosa and Dee Emami also claimed two points for the Pirates in the match.
  • Pirate Tennis Falls at Santa Monica
    April 27, 2021
    It was a difficult day for the VC women's tennis team on Tuesday as the Pirates were defeated at Santa Monica 6-3. The doubles team of Victoria Zegers and Dee Emami won a point for VC (2-3, 1-1) while Alyssa McClain and Isabella DeRosa prevailed in singles matches.
  • Ventura Defeats Mt. SAC in Women's Tennis
    April 22, 2021
    The VC women's tennis team put together its second win of the week with a 7-2 victory at Mt. San Antonio College on Thursday. Sylvie Van Cott returned to her winning ways in No. 1 singles and with teammate Erin Gaynor in No. 1 doubles while Gaynor was also dominant in No. 2 singles for VC (2-2).
  • VC Victorious in First Community College Match
    April 20, 2021
    After a pair of matches against 4-year schools, the Pirates' women's tennis team came away victorious in their first JC competition defeating Antelope Valley 9-0 in Palmdale on Tuesday. Alyssa McClain and Victoria Zegers had the most dominant wins in singles at Nos. 4 and 2, respectively, while McClain and Tanya Thompson shut out their opponents in No. 2 doubles. 
  • Pirates Take on NCAA D2 Biola University
    April 16, 2021
    The VC women's tennis team continued their warm-up for community college competition Friday traveling to NCAA Division II Biola University in La Mirada, falling 7-0. Both Sylvie Van Cott and Erin Gaynor were battling in Nos. 1 and 2 singles when the match was called in favor of the Eagles.
  • Women's Tennis Returns at Cal Lutheran
    April 14, 2021
    The Pirates' women's tennis team returned to the court Wednesday after over a year away, falling 8-1 at Cal Lutheran University, and NCAA Division III school in Thousand Oaks. Sylvie Van Cott and Erin Gaynor won Ventura's lone point with an 8-7 win at No. 1 doubles. Van Cott also dropped a narrow decision at No. 1 singles, 6-3, 2-6, 10-8, her first setback in the orange and black after posting an 11-0 singles mark a year ago in the Covid-shortened season.
  • Pirate Spring Sports Return to Action
    April 08, 2021
    It has been 392 days since the Pirates competed in an intercollegiate contest, but in two days they return. On Saturday April 10 the VC baseball team hosts Cuesta College for a double-header and the Pirates' men's tennis team travels to Westmont College to usher in Ventura College's post-Covid athletic schedule. All 10 of Ventura's spring sports are scheduled to return to competition in the coming weeks, although fans will not be allowed inside venues due to county and state health department restrictions.
  • COVID-19 Update, VCCCD "Opts-In" For Spring II Seasons
    March 09, 2021
    After opting out of Spring I season sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) will “opt-in” for the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Spring II season. The decision is based on CCCAA COVID-19 guidelines and input from the athletic directors, coaches and athletic staff of Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura colleges. The Spring II season includes men’s and women’s competitive sports and begins April 10. The length of the season varies by sport.
  • VC Athletics Begins #HaveAHeart4VC Fundraising Campaign
    February 15, 2021
    Ventura College Athletics is achieving great success in the classroom and on the field!  Please consider participating in the #HaveAHeartforVC fundraising campaign for our student athletes February 14 - 22, 2021!  
  • 99 Students Athletes on Dean's List; 13 Teams Above 3.0
    January 07, 2021
    Student athletes at Ventura College continued to achieve academic honors in the fall 2020 semester with 99 of them earning a spot on VC's Dean's List by posting a 3.5 or better grade point average in 12 or more units.  Of those honores, 47 earned perfect 4.0 GPA's signifying all A's in their classes. Meanwhile, 13 of the Pirates' 19 intercollegiate athletic teams achieved an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Day of Giving Comes to VC Athletics Tuesday Dec. 1
    November 23, 2020
    After Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the VC Athletic Department is hosting a Day of Giving on Tuesday Dec. 1. The fundraiser conducted through text messaging or online will benefit Pirate Athletics, or any of VC's 19 sports teams. The goal for the day is to have at least 50 individual donors and raise at least $1,000 combined. 
  • VC Athletics Partners With ASVC in Voter Registration Drive
    September 25, 2020
    Tuesday September 22 was National Voter Registration Day. In conjunction with that day, the Ventura College Athletic Department has paired with the Associated Students of Ventura College to encourage 100 percent voter registration among eligible student athletes and 100 percent registration among VC students. The effort is also encouraging all students to become educated voters and participate in this fall's election.
  • Student Athlete Academic Achievement Honored on Dean's Lists
    September 14, 2020
    Despite the movement of classes online and the cancellation of most of the spring season, student athletes at Ventura College continued to achieve academically in 2019-20. In the fall, 99 student athletes made the Dean's list, signifying a grade point average of 3.5 or above, while 107 student athletes were honored on the Dean's list in the spring 2020 semester.