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Women’s soccer rebuild stunted

By Alex Kwasniza, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Fielding and keeping a full women’s soccer team has been a problem since Nikki Ferguson transitioned from coaching the women’s team to the men’s soccer team for Contra Costa College in 2014. And once again Comet athletics...

Women’s soccer team loses finale

By Drew Thomas, Advocate Staff

November 14, 2017

After finally winning a game against Merritt College, 3-1 on Nov. 7, the women’s soccer team (1-11 in the Bay Valley Conference) suffered a 1-0 loss in its final game of the season against Mendocino College Thursday. Comet coach...

Team folds despite hope, goals

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

September 28, 2016

Despite contrary reports that the women’s soccer team was on the path to resurgence after purging its former coaching staff and injecting Brittany Castillo into the vacancy, surprisingly, the 2016 season has also been scrubbed ...

Season ends unceremoniously

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

October 7, 2015

The 2015 season officially ended five weeks after it started for the 0-3 Comet women’s soccer team as a result of fielding too few players and canceling its first five non-conference games. Contra Costa College Athletic Director John ...

Soccer season teeters on the edge of cancellation

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

September 30, 2015

The women’s soccer team took the field for the first time this season fielding seven players and giving up six goals before ultimately forfeiting the game against Folsom Lake College (4-1-1 overall and 3-0 in the Bay Valley Con...

Soccer team faces uncertain future

By Lorenzo Morotti, Associate Editor

September 18, 2015

Out of the 87 women’s soccer teams across California community colleges, which are now four weeks into non-conference play, Contra Costa College has yet to play any of them so far this season. Comet women’s soccer coach Amanda Beckenha...

Interest in women’s athletics fading

By Robert Clinton, Sports Editor

September 2, 2015

CCC’s women’s soccer team canceled its first non-conference game against Shasta College on Aug. 27 out of fear of beginning the season the same way it finished its previous one win season — short handed. “It is really di...

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