Lahiz Longobardi was the only Pasadena City College player selected to the 2014 All-South Coast Conference women's volleyball team as a member of the Second Team. It is the first time since 2006 that the Lancers didn't place a player on the conference First Team.
Kari Post, an assistant the past two seasons at Pasadena City College, was named acting head coach of the Lancers women's volleyball program Wednesday by Athletic Director Tony Barbone.
After winning a sweep at Los Angeles Harbor College November 14, the Pasadena City College women's volleyball team closed its 2014 season Wednesday when it was swept by host and five-time, South Coast Conference champion El Camino College, 25-12, 25-14, 25-11. The Lancers saw a 6-year streak of advancing to the SoCal playoffs end as well.
While the Pasadena City College women's volleyball team is in the final stages of a disappointing 2014 team season, the individual play of freshman outside hitter Lahiz Longobardi has stood out for the Lancers.
Friday night's loss to state No. 10-ranked and South Coast Conference leader El Camino College was not the first time the Pasadena City College women's volleyball team got swept in a home match. But rarely has a Lancers' team been dominated as it had in the final two sets of a 25-19, 25-7, 25-10 defeat at Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium.
The Pasadena City College women's volleyball team evened its South Coast Conference record at 3-3 behind its first sweep of the season, a 25-23, 25-20, 25-22 triumph over Los Angeles Harbor College Friday night. The match was played at Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium.
Long Beach City College stopped the Pasadena City College women's volleyball team's 2-match win streak Friday in defeating the Lancers in five sets. The Vikings downed PCC, 26-24, 14-25, 25-21, 20-25, 15-6, at Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium. It was the first time this season that the Lancers played a match to five games.
Leading 20-13 in the first set Wednesday at South Coast Conference opponent Los Angeles Trade Tech, the Pasadena City College women's volleyball team entered a phase that has been a familiar trait with the '14 Lancers. The team lost its focus and was outscored, 12-3, in falling behind 1-0 in the match.
The Pasadena City College women's volleyball team snapped a season-long, 9-match losing streak by defeating East Los Angeles, 25-20, 25-18, 16-25, 25-19, in a South Coast Conference match at Hutto-Patterson Gymnasium Friday night.
While the Pasadena City College women's volleyball team showed improvement in performance Friday night during its home and South Coast Conference opening match, the Lancers couldn't muster enough to extend things in a 25-20, 25-20, 28-26 loss to Mt. San Antonio.
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.
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.
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.