Women's Basketball News -- 2013-14

  • Armenta heading to Hawaii Pacific
    April 29, 2014
    COSTA MESA -- Orange Coast College women's basketball player Dayanara Armenta will be continuing her athletic and academic careers at Hawaii Pacific University in the Fall, according to head coach Mike Thornton.
  • DiCroce earns third-team, All-State honors!
    March 20, 2014
    COSTA MESA -- Orange Coast College women's basketball player Chanelle DiCroce, who helped the Pirates advance to the second round of the Southern California Regional playoffs, earned third-team, All-State honors for her outstanding play in 2013-14.
  • Pirates fall to Ventura in SoCal Regionals
    March 05, 2014
    VENTURA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team saw its up-and-down 2013-14 season come to an end on Wednesday night as the ninth-seeded Pirates fell to top-seeded Ventura, 103-63, in the second round of the Southern California Regional playoffs.
  • Pirates advance with playoff win over Cuesta
    February 28, 2014
    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- It was a long drive up and a happy drive home for the Orange Coast College women's basketball team following Friday night's 61-58 win over Cuesta College in the opening round of the Southern California Regional playoffs.
  • Pirates open Regional playoffs at Cuesta
    February 25, 2014
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball will open the 2014 Southern California Regional playoffs at Cuesta College on Friday night, beginning at 7 p.m.
  • Pirates settle for second in OEC after falling to Tigers
    February 21, 2014
    RIVERSIDE -- The Wheelock Gym is never an easy place to play and the Orange Coast College women's basketball found that out the hard way as the Pirates fell to Riverside City College 53-51 on Friday night in the Orange Empire Conference finale for both teams.
  • Pirates top Hornets to remain in first-place tie atop OEC
    February 19, 2014
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team is hoping for one more home game in 9-10 days, but for now, the Pirates will have to settle on Wednesday night's 51-47 win over Fullerton as their last home game of the season.
  • Armenta's last-second trey lifts Pirates over Dons, 55-53
    February 13, 2014
    COSTA MESA -- Chanelle DiCroce's strong second half helped bring the Orange Coast College women's basketball team back from a 14-point deficit. Dayanara's 3-pointer with four seconds left made sure the comeback was made complete.
  • Pirates to host Dons in Coaches vs. Cancer Night
    February 12, 2014
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College men's and women's basketball teams are continuing their fight against cancer by hosting their annual Coaches vs. Cancer Night, slated for Thursday night against Santa Ana College. The OCC women take on the Dons at 5:30 p.m., followed by the OCC men's matchup against SAC at 7:30 p.m.
  • Pirates top Gauchos to move into first-place tie in OEC
    February 11, 2014
    MISSION VIEJO -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball is truly validating the old saying, "Sometimes, less is more." With just seven players, the Pirates not only topped Saddleback College, 48-42 on Wednesday night, the win moved Coast into a first-place tie in the Orange Empire Conference with the aforementioned Gauchos.
  • Armenta, Pirates topple Chargers, 67-55
    February 07, 2014
    CYPRESS -- Dayanara Armenta had a game-high 19 points to lead the Orange Coast College women's basketball team to a 67-55 Orange Empire Conference win over Cypress College on Friday night.
  • Pirates survive late run to top Lasers, 57-49
    February 05, 2014
    COSTA MESA -- It may not be a thing of beauty, but the Orange Coast College women's basketball team is getting the job done in the Orange Empire Conference.
  • Bunting, Matar pace Pirates past Tigers, 56-49
    January 29, 2014
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team found the Peterson Gym 3-point arcs to its liking on Wednesday night as the Pirates pushed past visiting Riverside City College, 56-49, in an Orange Empire Conference matchup.
  • Armenta's 20 points leads Pirates past Hornets
    January 24, 2014
    FULLERTON -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team used a strong first half to topple host Fullerton College, 78-66, on Friday night in an Orange Empire Conference matchup.
  • Matar, Davis lead Pirates to 71-62 win over Dons
    January 22, 2014
    SANTA ANA -- Jasmine Matar and Raechelle Davis each had 21 points to lead the Orange Coast College women's basketball team to a 71-62 Orange Empire Conference win over host Santa Ana College on Wednesday night.
  • Pirates allow second half rally, fall to Cypress 49-45
    January 16, 2014
    The Pirates held a five-point lead at the half before Cypress rallied in the second half for the 49-45 victory.
  • Pirates roll to victory over Lasers
    January 10, 2014
    The Orange Coast College women's basketball team opened Orange Empire Conference play with a 69-56 win at Irvine Valley College on Friday night
  • Coast goes 1-2 at Ventura Tournament
    December 30, 2013
    VENTURA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team went 1-2 at the Ventura College Tournament this past weekend. OCC lost to L.A. Valley in the opener, 69-49, then topped San Bernardino Valley, 58-43 before falling to Southwestern 49-47 in the consolation finals.
  • Comets eliminate Pirates from Coast Christmas Classic
    December 19, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team had a rough day at the office on Thursday, losing to visiting Palomar, 85-47 in the consolation semifinals of the 2013 Erin Tomlinson Coast Christmas Classic.
  • Pirates edged by Chaffey in Coast Classic opener
    December 18, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- There was no home cooking down the stretch for the Orange Coast College women's basketball team on Wednesday in the opening round of the 2013 Erin Tomlinson Coast Christmas Classic.
  • Pirates finish second at Moorpark Tournament
    December 15, 2013
    MOORPARK -- The banged up and bruised Orange Coast College women's basketball team finished second this past weekend at the Moorpark College Women's Basketball Tournament.
  • Pirates take third at Cuesta tourney
    December 07, 2013
    SAN LUIS OBISPO -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball overcame injuries and pulled out a solid third-place performance at the Cuesta Invitational this past weekend at Cuesta College.
  • Pirates use strong first half to topple El Camino
    November 22, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The "elite eight" of the 2013-14 Orange Coast College women's basketball team continue their strong play following a 67-49 win over El Camino on Day 2 of the Orange Coast College Crossover, played inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates roll past Rio Hondo in OCC Crossover
    November 21, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- There was plenty of points to go around for the Orange Coast College women's basketball as the Pirates rolled past visiting Rio Hondo, 67-39 on Day 1 of the 2013 OCC Crossover on Thursday night inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates to honor 2003 team on Friday night
    November 20, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team will honor the 2003 state-championship team prior to Friday night's 7:30 p.m. game against El Camino.
  • Pirates open season with runner-up finish at MSJC tourney
    November 17, 2013
    MT. SAN JACINTO -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team opened the 2013 season at the Mt. San Jacinto College tournament and finished runner-up in the eight-team event this past weekend.
  • Pirates start season strong with win over Victor Valley
    November 15, 2013
    MT. SAN JACINTO -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team opened the 2013 season season on the right foot with an 85-48 win over Victor Valley in the opening round of the Mt. San Jacinto Tournament on Friday.
  • Fernandez moves on to Menlo College
    August 15, 2013
    COSTA MESA -- Teeya Fernandez, a fixture of the Orange Coast College women's basketball team both as a player and assistant coach, has accepted a job as assistant basketball coach at Menlo College.