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SPORTS NEWS 2014 - 2015

aslanianSophomores Velasco, Aslanian Highlight Water Polo

Although the Pasadena City College women's water polo team is stuck in a 6-game losing streak, the Lancers have seen two sophomores make strides in their performance. Center-forward Stephanie Velasco has once again become a go-to goal scorer, now with 24 goals in eight games while goaltender Alenoush Aslanian proved to be the team's best player at the recent Cabrillo Tournament.

Release date 10-1-2014

manzkeWomen's Cross Country Runs Against Cal University Contingent

The Pasadena City College women's cross country team ran against a field mostly of California 4-year university teams as it placed seventh out of eight squads at the Cal State San Bernardino Invitational held September 27. The 6-kilometer race was held at the San Bernardino Sheriff Training Facility in Devore. 

Release date 10-1-2014

williamsJalyn Williams 2nd PCC Player Named SCFA Defensive POW

For the second consecutive week, a Pasadena City College football player received SCFA National Northern Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors. Freshman linebacker Jalyn Williams earned week No. 4 honors with his performance during the Lancers' 20-12 conference-opening victory on September 27.

Release date 9-30-2014

longobardiVolleyball Struggling Entering SCC Play

The Pasadena City College women's volleyball team won a set v. state No. 16-ranked Pierce during the Pierce-hosted Brahmas Invitational September 26-27. Right now, it's the only "win" PCC has recorded in a rough 0-6 match start to the 2014 season. The Lancers played hard in in a 4-set loss to Pierce, but were swept by unranked Bakersfield and No. 20 San Diego Mesa. 

Release date 9-30-2014

hemeliansHemelians Nets Hat Trick In SCC-Opening Women's Soccer Win

Ani Hemelians scored the natural hat trick as the Pasadena City College women's soccer team opened South Coast Conference play with a 3-0 win over El Camino College-Compton Center at Robinson Stadium Tuesday. After being winless through five games, the Lancers (3-3-2) are on a 3-game winning streak.

Release date 9-30-2014

gandaraQB Williams, Defense Delivers In Football's Upset Of COC, 20-12

The Pasadena City College football team put itself right back into bowl contention Saturday night with a stunning 20-12 upset win at SoCal No. 15-rated College of the Canyons in the SCFA National Northern Conference opener for both teams. The Lancers won for the first time ever in seven meetings against the Cougars and have a 2-game winning streak for the first time since 2010.

Release date 9-27-2014

shaw-rodriguezHuge Win For Women's Soccer Over Previously Undefeated Mt. San Jacinto

With the South Coast Conference schedule beginning next week, the Pasadena City College women's soccer team found itself in an unusual must-win situation Friday evening. The Lancers 1-3-2 start this year had not done much for their power points, a rating based on a team's entire season body of work that determines postseason playoff berths. 

Release date 9-27-2014

schroederSchroeder's 2 Goals Help Women's Soccer Pick Up First Win

Freshman midfielder Rachel Schroeder scored a pair of goals as the Pasadena City College women's soccer team registered its first victory in six games of the 2014 season Tuesday afternoon with a 2-0 triumph over Cuyamaca. It was the Lancers' home opener at Robinson Stadium and was a make-up of a postponed (rain) match last week that originally was scheduled at El Cajon.

Release date 9-23-2014

team in actionWomen's Cross Country 14th Tie At SoCal Preview Meet

Ashley Medina ran 36th overall with a sub-20 minute time as the Pasadena City College women's cross country team placed in a tie for 14th out of 26 scoring squads at the SoCal Preview Meet held September 19 at Van Nuys' Woodley Park.

Release date 9-23-2014

dobbinsFootball's Marlon Dobbins Named SCFA Defensive Player of the Week

Pasadena City College football team defensive back Marlon Dobbins was named SCFA Defensive Player of the Week for his performance during the Lancers' 19-7 win over Los Angeles Harbor on Sept. 20.

Release date 9-23-2014

menchacaOffense Breaks Out For Men's Soccer, 4-2 At SD Mesa

One of the concerns for Pasadena City College men's soccer head coach Edgar Manvelyan was can his 2014 team generate enough offense. The Lancers lost all three of their top goal scorers in '13 to graduation.

Release date 9-23-2014

hernandezMen's Soccer Earns Thrilling Tie v. Santa Ana, 2-2

Every sport has its ultimate moments of excitement, but few can change on a dime the way things happen in the sport of soccer. On Friday, the Pasadena City College men's soccer team pulled a rabbit out of its hat, rallying for a 2-2, non-conference tie v. state semifinalist Santa Ana at Robinson Stadium. 

Release date 9-20-2014

morganFootball Finally Wins at Robinson Stadium, Defeats LAHC, 19-7

The home fans finally had something to cheer about Saturday. The Pasadena City College football team won for the first time at Robinson Stadium since 2011 by posting a 19-7, SCFA non-conference victory over Los Angeles Harbor.

Release date 9-20-2014

munozWater Polo Sets PCC School Record For Goals In 26-5 Win Over LATT

In this the 16th season of Pasadena City College women's water polo, the Lancers eclipsed a school record for most goals in a game in a South Coast Conference rout over visiting Los Angeles Trade Tech, 26-5, Wednesday at the Aquatic Center. 

Release date 9-17-2014

Rain Storm Cancels Women's Soccer At Cuyamaca

Today's scheduled women's soccer game between Pasadena City College at Cuyamaca College in El Cajon was postponed due to heavy thunderstorms and winds that hit the area hard Tuesday afternoon.

Release date 9-16-2014

andingGrossmont Edges PCC Football, 17-14

(El Cajon) -- A 34-yard field goal by Brendon Chitura with just 2:20 left sent the Pasadena City College football team to a 17-14 loss against host Grossmont in a SCFA non-conference game Saturday afternoon. The Lancers dropped to 0-2 on the season.

Release date 9-13-2014

ventiMen's Soccer Overpowers SMC, 4-0

The Pasadena City College men's soccer team unleashed an arsenal offensively at visiting Santa Monica and entered the win column for the first time in three matches, 4-0, Friday in a non-conference game at Robinson Stadium. 

Release date 9-12-2014

liu2014 PCC Preview: Women's Water Polo In Transition

The Pasadena City College women's water polo team will try to mix in key sophomore returners with a a few top-flight freshmen as the Lancers start the 2014 season. PCC head coach Terry Stoddard, in his 16th season, directs an 11-player roster.

Release date 9-11-2014

ocegueraWomen's Soccer Searching For First Win

After settling for a 1-1 tie at Moorpark College on September 5, the Pasadena City College women's soccer team remains winless on its season-opening road trip. The Lancers are 0-2-2 overall. PCC has two more matches left on its 6-game travel swing. Next up is a Friday, Sept. 12 match at Irvine Valley College. 

Release date 9-9-2014

medinaWomen's Runner Medina Excels At Rio Hondo Cross Country Meet

Pasadena City College women's cross country sophomore Ashley Medina ran a time of 19 minutes, 15 seconds to place eighth overall covering the 5-kilometer, El Monte Legg Lake course at the Rio Hondo Classic held September 5. Medina (Arroyo High) helped the Lancers take fifth place out of seven scoring teams. 

Release date 9-9-2014

springerNew-Look Football Falls In Season Opener To El Camino, 37-20

The Pasadena City College football team showed flashes in Saturday's 2014 season opener that this year's squad has more firepower than the Lancers of the last few years. However, some of the defensive breakdowns that plagued those teams reappeared in a 37-20 loss against visiting El Camino at Robinson Stadium.

Release date 9-6-2014

vita2014 PCC Preview: Football Looking To Move Chains

After struggling offensively to move the football all last season, the Pasadena City College football team has added a bevy of new prospects at the skill positions that have the Lancers excited about the 2014 season. 

Release date 9-4-2014

barba2014 PCC Preview: Midfield Talent Key To Men's Soccer

After reaching the postseason for the first time in four seasons last year, Pasadena City College men's soccer head coach Edgar Manvelyan knows it will be a tougher task in 2014. The Lancers lost their best three scoring forwards to graduation as well as South Coast Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Year and No. 1 goalie Gaetano Perez. 

Release date 9-3-2014

boydTough Start For Women's Volleyball

Thanks to the combination of a rough beginning and a scheduling quirk, it will be a long while before the Pasadena City College women's volleyball team wins its first match in 2014. The Lancers opened the season with three losses over two days in matches against Pacific Coast Athletic Conference teams.

Release date 8-31-2014

guzman2014 PCC Preview: Cross Country In Preparation Mode

In his eighth season as Pasadena City College head coach for men's and women's cross country, Armand Crespo talked about how the season's meets become a process.

Release date 8-31-2014

costillaOpening 2 Matches Learning Time For Women's Soccer

Due to the wacky power points system that determines postseason seeds for California Community College soccer teams, winning and losing isn't as important as which team you play, especially in non-conference games. So while the Pasadena City College women's soccer team went 0-1-1 in the season-opening Ventura Showcase Tournament August 29-30, the Lancers picked up some valuable power points. 

Release date 8-31-2014

sspence2014 PCC Preview: A New Cast For Women's Volleyball

After last season's Cinderella run in the regional playoffs, the Pasadena City College women's volleyball team starts the 2014 season with practically a whole new lineup under second-year, interim head coach Bill Sanchez. 

Release date 8-28-2014

shaw-rodriguez2014 PCC Preview: Defense A Strength For Women's Soccer

Now in his second season as head coach, Reggie Rivas has put together a blended roster of newcomers and returners that should make the 2014 Pasadena City College women's soccer team a formidable group. 

Release date 8-26-2014

swanegansCoach's Son Mike Swanegan Earns Basketball Scholarship To William Penn

Pasadena City College men's basketball guard Mike Swanegan, an All-South Coast Conference North Division selection from the 2012-13 team, accepted a scholarship to continue his education and playing career at William Penn University (Iowa). Swanegan played for his father, Lancers head coach Michael Swanegan, for two seasons at PCC.

Release date 8-25-2014

barbonePCC AD Tony Barbone Takes Ice Bucket Challenge For ALS Awareness

Pasadena City College Athletic Director Tony Barbone challenged the rest of the state's ADs by taking "The Ice Bucket Challenge" on Monday. Barbone was dunked by PCC athletic trainers with the Lancers' soccer teams rooting him on to show his support in the fight to find a cure for ALS. [The video is here: ]

Release date 8-18-2014

floresLuis Flores Now Playing Pro Soccer In El Salvador

After leading the Pasadena City College men's soccer team in scoring the past two seasons, forward Luis Flores has joined the professional ranks by becoming a member of the Santa Tecla FC in El Salvador. Santa Tecla plays in that country's First Division. 

Release date 7-11-2014

larsonMen's Soccer Sends Larson To Next Level At Cal Lutheran

Zack Larson, a two-year letterman for the Pasadena City College men's soccer team, accepted a playing scholarship to California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks. 

Release date 7-11-2014

volunteersPCC Football Volunteers At City of Pasadena Youth Clinics

Members of the 2014 Pasadena City College football team recently took advantage of the opportunity to help children learn the sport last month when they volunteered at two youth football clinics held at the City of Pasadena’s Robinson Park.

Release date 7-9-2014

poundsPCC Hall Of Famer Pounds Dazzles In European Basketball

Inducted into the Pasadena City College Sports Hall of Fame in October of last year, Lancers women's basketball great Dionne Pounds continues to show off her playing talents in Europe. A two-time PCC Women's Athlete of the Year in 2003-04 and 2004-05, Pounds recently led Catz Lappeenranta to its third consecutive Finnish League championship. 

Release date 7-4-2014

crespoArmand Crespo Named PCC Track And Field Head Coach

Armand Crespo, the school's long-time cross country head coach, was selected to direct the Pasadena City College men's and women's track and field teams for the 2014-2015 school year, effective immediately.  Crespo is now head coach for four of the PCC's 16 intercollegiate athletics program.

Release date 7-2-2014

dr. mcclellanDr. McClellan To Lead PCC Athletics Eligibility Office

Pasadena City College Athletics announced that Dr. Michael McClellan will now lead the area's intercollegiate sports eligibility office as an associate athletic director in charge of compliance. McClellan will work in concert with PCC Athletic Director Tony Barbone.

Release date 7-1-2014

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