Women’s soccer on 4-game losing streak

Kyle Cortez, Managing Editor

The Bakersfield College women’s soccer team is on a four-game losing streak to push their record to 6-6-2.

The Renegades lost 2-0 to Fresno City College on Oct. 4. Leila Monzon scored in the seventh minute to give Fresno City the lead. Anissa Wilson would score in the 90th minute to push the final score to 2-0.

The Renegades did not have a shot on goal. Jeanette Gutierrez was the goalkeeper for BC in the first half and made three saves, but she also allowed a goal. Alondra Villa played the second half and made four saves, but she also gave up one goal.

BC lost to Ventura College 4-1 on Oct. 7. Ventura scored late in the first half on a goal by Janelle Garcia. Ventura then went on to score three goals in the second half. Jennifer Orozco scored two goals and Garcia scored one more goal to make it 4-0. Ventura had 26 shots and 10 shots on goal. BC only managed two shots on goal.

BC then started conference play with a loss to College of the Canyons 3-0 on Oct. 11. Canyons scored all three of their goals in the second half. Jackie Mendez scored the first goal in the 47th minute, Amanda Balzer then scored in the 66th minute to make it 2-0, and then Jade Ane made it 3-0 in the 83rd minute. The Renegades were only able to muster two shots on goal.

The Renegades lost their second straight conference game and fourth game in a row to Citrus College 4-0 on Oct. 14. Jasmine Collier scored the only goal in the first half. Citrus then scored three more goals in the second half. BC managed 8 shots on goal but Britni Armas saved every shot for Citrus College. Jeanette Gutierrez made three saves, but she allowed four goals.

Despite the 4-game losing streak, head coach Scott Dameron still felt confident in his team. “I like this group of players that we have. They are very resilient. I have complete confidence in them,” said Dameron.

The Renegades’ next game is Oct. 21 against Victor Valley College. Their next home game is Oct. 25 against Antelope Valley College.