Volleyball snaps six-game win streak against El Camino

Armando Jacobo
October 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The Cerritos College volleyball team snapped its six-game win streak by a final tally of 18-25, 20-25, 10-25 against visiting El Camino College on Oct. 29. The Falcons (9-7, 6-2) opened the game matching the Warriors (16-2, 8-0) point-for-point through the first game. It wasn’t... Read more »

Conference play continues against ELAC

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor
October 14, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

Despite sitting with an overall losing record of 5-6, the volleyball team heads into East Los Angeles College with renewed confidence as it has also earned a 2-1 conference record. Head coach Teresa Velasquez-Ortega has reiterated fundamentals in the team’s play and talked about fine tuning some... Read more »

Communication adjustments snaps 5-year streak against Mt. SAC

Communication adjustments snaps 5-year streak against Mt. SAC

Abraham Venegas, Staff Writer
October 11, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

A positive mindset is what led to the volleyball team's 3-1 victory against Mt. San Antonio College on Friday, Oct. 10. This is the Falcons (5-6, 2-1) second victory in a row and their first win over Mt. SAC (6-5, 2-1) since 2009. Cerritos won the first set, 25-17, but the Mounties had the upper... Read more »

Volleyball opens first dig pink rally game with a win

Volleyball opens first dig pink rally game with a win

Alan Leyva, Staff Writer
October 9, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

A straight 3-0 sweep secured a victory for the volleyball team against Pasadena City College at home Wednesday, Oct. 8. This is the first time Cerritos notched a victory against Pasadena since the 2006 season, per Cerritos Falcons. The Cerritos College volleyball team now has a 4-6 record. Lisa... Read more »

Volleyball motivated by Dig Pink Rally

Armando Jacobo
September 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

As October approaches, people often prepare for upcoming Halloween weekend festivities. Most overlook the fact that October represents Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. The Cerritos College volleyball... Read more »

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Late rotations, communication a factor in volleyball’s defeat

Katherine Grijalva, Arts Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball, Women's Sports

The women's volleyball team's lack of communication cost it a 3-2 loss against Riverside on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m. inside Falcon Gymnasium. The Falcons started by dominating the game with a 10-3 score within the first 10 minutes of the game. The team demonstrated its useful tactics against... Read more »

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Volleyball going for a split record against Riverside

Armando Jacobo, Sports Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Through seven games thus far in the season, the Cerritos College volleyball team is lacking consistency as it looks to play in its home opener. After splitting the first two games and falling one game below .500 after the Cerritos Tournament, the Falcons realize that something has to give. “That... Read more »

Volleyball ready to ‘spike’ for conference

Volleyball ready to ‘spike’ for conference

Alexander Naveja, Sports Associate
September 3, 2014
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

There is a numerous amount of energy stemming from the volleyball team this season, and expectations are very high for this team. Head Coach Teresa Velasquez said, “My expectations right now is to win the conference and work hard for that. “The team chemistry is very good because it’s the... Read more »

Sophomore night ends season for volleyball

Sophomore night ends season for volleyball

Gustavo Olguin
November 24, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Middle blocker Chelsea James and Libero Ashley Castro were able to end their Cerritos College volleyball careers by winning in straight sets on sophomore night against Los Angeles Harbor College on Wednesday, Nov. 20.“I feel blessed that I got to play two years... Read more »

One final home outing

Denny Cristales, Sports Editor
November 19, 2013
Filed under Sports, Volleyball

Falling short of head coach Teresa Velasquez's expectations and missing the playoffs, the volleyball team will conclude its season Wednesday at home against Los Angeles Harbor College. “I was thinking we were going to make the playoffs because we have a good team. Through the... Read more »