Monterey, CAMonterey County Herald

College Athlete of the Week

Nick Bouillerce, Monterey Peninsula College baseball: Tossed seven shutout innings, striking out seven in improving to 5-0 on the season, lowering his earned run average to 0.67 over 40 innings of work. Honorable mention: Nathan Vierra, MPC baseball; Isaiah Bueno, Hartnell baseball; Evette Mendoza, MPC softball; Mayo Rubalcava, MPC baseball;...
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Monterey, CAMonterey County Herald

Clipboard: Babcock commits to play lacrosse at Linfield University

Six years of dominance in the net and traveling all over California in the summer to play lacrosse has opened a door for Caity Babcock. The Salinas High goalie has committed to the Linfield University women’s lacrosse team, where she will compete for a job between the pipes. A three-year...
Salinas, CAMonterey County Herald

Babcock to play lacrosse at Linfield University

Six years of dominance in the net, traveling all over California in the summer to play lacrosse has opened a door for Caity Babcock. The Salinas High goalie has committed to the Linfield University women’s lacrosse team, where she will compete for a job between the pipes. A three year...
Monterey, CAMonterey County Herald

College Athlete of the Week

Cheyenne Peebles, Monterey Peninsula College: Competing in her last track and field meet of the season, Peebles won the high jump and triple jump at an invitational in Modesto. Honorable mention: Jordan Caliz, MPC men’s track and field; Kayla Stone, MPC softball; Esteban Deniz, Hartnell men’s track and field; Miranda...
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Aptos, CApajaronian.com

Cabrillo College’s football program reinstated

APTOS—A return for the Cabrillo College football program looked all but hopeless after it was placed on a two-year probation due to a violation for housing out-of-area players. But in a turn of events, the school’s governing board elected to reinstate the program in a unanimous vote during Monday night’s...
San Francisco, CAMonterey County Herald

Stapleton earning more at bats at USF

Having hit safely in four of his last five games, Christian Stapleton has raised his average over 60 points for the University of San Francisco baseball team. The 6-foot-3, 223-pound first baseman is hitting nearly .300 in his last five games with his first two home runs of the season.
Salinas, CASanta Cruz Sentinel

Seahawks’ football program reinstated by school board

Cabrillo College’s football program will return from the dead in the Fall of 2022. The school’s board of trustees, in a 7-0 vote Monday night, elected to reinstate the program following its two-year suspension. Factoring into their decision was the opportunity to retain students who might commute to neighboring colleges...
Seaside, CAcsumb.edu

CCAA announces that sports can return to the CSUs this fall

The California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Board of Presidents announced on May 4 that they intend to proceed with a traditional conference schedule beginning in the fall of 2021. “We will be monitoring the [COVID-19] situation as it unfolds over the coming weeks and months and make any adjustments as...
Seaside, CAcsumb.edu

Otter Athletics relaunches fundraising program for student-athletes

CSU Monterey Bay’s Athletics Department has relaunched the Otter Athletics Fund, its official annual fundraising program to support the academic and athletic success of current and future CSUMB student-athletes. All gifts to the fund directly impact current student-athletes through scholarships and sport-specific program enhancements such as travel, equipment, training and technology.
Santa Cruz, CAcityonahillpress.com

UCSC Banana Slugs are Back in the Game

Outside the East Gym, you see a familiar campus scene. Phones lay flat across the blue basketball courts to light up the night sky. Music bounces off the concrete from bluetooth speakers while students dribble under the moonlight. But as UC Santa Cruz athletes started to make their return to campus mid-February, athletic facilities were back to hosting more than nighttime pick-up games.
Salinas, CAMonterey County Herald

Clipboard: Boatman becomes Fresno Pacific’s all-time strikeout leader

With a strikeout in the third inning of his last outing, Fresno Pacific senior pitcher Nic Boatman became the school’s all-time leader in strikeouts. Despite dealing with shoulder problems, it has not affected Boatman’s performance, as the right-hander has 27 strikeouts in 26 innings this spring, giving him 215 strikeouts in his career.
Stanford, CAStanford Daily

Men’s golf finishes second at Western Intercollegiate

To close its regular season, Stanford men’s golf competed in the 74th annual Western Intercollegiate at Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz. The Cardinal relied on its depth throughout the three-day event to beat all teams but one: No. 7 Pepperdine. The Western Intercollegiate has a unique format, in that...
Stanford, CASanta Cruz Sentinel

Tara VanDerveer thought about pausing Stanford’s season when pandemic forced Cardinal on the road

Santa Clara County’s strict COVID-19 guidelines that forced Stanford to play on the road for nine weeks was almost too much for coach Tara VanDerveer. “There was a point where — I don’t even know that I should admit this — but I was like, I don’t know that we can keep doing this, in terms of going to Santa Cruz,” VanDerveer said Saturday. “Testing like we were testing. There were some days where I just said, ‘Whoa, this, might be too much. We might have to just take a pause, ourselves.’ ”
Pacific Grove, CAMonterey County Herald

Coppola commits to play softball at Westcliff College

Pacific Grove product and Monterey Peninsula College infielder Lauren Coppola has committed to play softball in 2022 for Westcliff College. In an abbreviated 2020 season for the Lobos, Coppola played in 15 games, hitting .400, while platooning between second base and shortstop. Coppola, who doubled as a softball player and...
Salinas, CAMonterey County Herald

Martorella, Stoutenborough igniting Cal baseball

Freshman Nathan Martorella has been a run producer at the plate for the Cal baseball team, while Sam Stoutenborough has the lowest earned run average among pitchers with 15 or more innings of work. Martorella, The Herald’s Athlete of the Year in 2019 at Salinas, is among the team leaders...
Aptos, CASanta Cruz Sentinel

Cabrillo’s Program Viability Review Committee supports return of football

APTOS — Cabrillo College’s suspended football program only has one foot in the grave. There’s internal support for football returning for the 2022 season, the Sentinel has learned. The college’s Program Viability Review Committee — established in May, shortly after its board of trustees voted to suspend football operations for...