The women’s tennis team finished their 2005 season with a good performance at regionals. RCC took two doubles teams to the tournament. The No. 1 team consisted of Lily Cornejo and Amber Houser. The No. 2 team included Carissa Lentz and Lauren Huxen. “The girls in the regional tournament did ok,” said coach Nikki Bonzoumet.
Looking to improve upon their 2-8 record, the road to recovery for the Tigers began with Santa Ana College on April 4. Riverside Community College conquered the Dons 2-1 in a defensive battle. Both teams earned the same number of hits in the same number of at bats and each left five or more runners on base.
The RCC men’s and women’s tennis teams are reaching the end of their season. This doesn’t mean that they are slowing down, though. The two teams will end the season with a couple of very important tournaments. Both teams competed in the Orange Empire Conference Tournament April 10-16.
The time is coming when the students, faculty and community around Riverside Community College will be able to reap the benefits of their patient waiting. Robert Gurrola, the director of Facilities, Planning and Projects promised Wheelock Stadium will be ready for graduation this June.
Riverside Community College is performing the fastpitch version of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. The Tigers were defeated by both the conference champion, Fullerton College, and the current conference leader, Cypress College, but a different team showed up to play at each of these match ups.
The Riverside Community College men’s tennis team had a rough start last week with a loss to Saddleback, but finished strong with a win over Victor Valley. On March 29 Riverside took on the Saddleback Gauchos. They suffered an upsetting loss 8-1. Riverside lost all of their singles matches.
Halfway through its season, the women’s tennis team is off to a good start. With an overall record of 7-2, the team is confident as it heads into the final stretch of conference play. “We’re doing well with only two losses,” said coach Nikki Bonzoumet.
Tiger fastpitch softball is showing signs of life. Riverside Community College is awakening from its softball stupor and is beginning to gather its collective offensive and defensive resources. The Tigers have won five of their last seven games. They’ve been victorious in both of their conference confrontations since the last issue, and they finished .
The Riverside Community College women’s tennis team (6-0) kept their record perfect in the sixth meet of the season with a win on March 1 against Cypress Community College (0-1) at RCC. The match was the first of the season for the Cypress team because its scheduled games in the last two weeks were canceled due to heavy rainfall.
The Riverside Community College men’s tennis team is off to a rough start, but is expected to do well this season. “I see us between second and fourth in conference depending on how matches fall,” Coach Tony Chatfield said. In its home match on Feb. 24 against Irvine Valley, RCC lost its third consecutive and second straight match in conference play.