Women’s soccer team wins 1-0 but fails to make the playoffs

Dennis Mahan

The Bakersfield College women’s soccer team shut out Santa Monica City College 1-0 in the rain in its last game of the season Tuesday but just missed the playoffs.

Ashley Pappas fed Trini Aguilera in the first half for the only goal of the game, and BC held on to win the non-conference match.

The ‘Gades had a close call with five minutes left in the match when BC committed a foul right in front of its own net . A penalty kick was awarded to Santa Monica’s Miquella Martinez, but she was denied by BC goalkeeper Karla Poeschel who made a diving save. BC finished the season 7-6-5 overall and 4-3-3 in the Western State Conference.


The BC volleyball team lost their last home game of the season Tuesday to Citrus College 32-30, 30-22, 30-18 at the Gil Bishop Sports Arena.

Doneice Woody recorded 11 kills and 12 digs, and Toni Alvarez finished with nine digs and six kills. Christina Macias contributed with six kills and Fallyn Lozano added seven digs.

On Nov. 9, the ‘Gades swept Glendale College 30-15, 30-18, 30-24 at the Gil Bishop Sports Arena.

Leading the Rengades was Doneice Woody with 14 kills, while Toni Alvarez added 12 kills and three aces. Vanessa Kurfess contributed with three kills and seven digs.

The ‘Gades overall record is 9-11 and 2-6 in the Western State Conference, and they play their last game of the season at Los Angeles Pierce College at 7 p.m. today.