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Women’s basketball captain a model of dedication

Women’s basketball captain a model of dedication

Ruby Veloz, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2020

It’s 3 a.m. on a Monday and while you may have just submitted your homework assignment a few hours ago and slipped into bed, Danielle Gezzi is up and already at work. Dedication and tenacity are more than just essay lengtheners, they’re the way in which Gezzi centers her life. The 20-year-old De...

Women’s basketball stay hot with win over Monterey Peninsula College

Women’s basketball stay hot with win over Monterey Peninsula College

Travis Wynn, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2020

The De Anza women’s basketball team extended their win streak to three as they respectively beat Monterey Peninsula College by a score of 73-52 on Feb. 5. Prior to tipoff, head coach Michael Allen said that they had been executing all year and they were ready for this game. The coach’s confidence...

Women’s basketball starts off strong: First place in conference

Women’s basketball starts off strong: First place in conference

Travis Wynn, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

After an overtime loss against Cabrillo College, the De Anza women’s basketball has an overall record of 11-9. Cleo Goodwin, 19, guard, said the team is stronger than ever. With their most recent loss, the team is at 3-1 in the conference. The head coach, Michael Allen said the team is looking good ...

De Anza women’s basketball hopeful for upcoming season

Nathalia Moran, Impulse Editor

October 30, 2019

The De Anza College women’s basketball team looks forward to wins, team bonding and an all-around productive season. Michael Allen, head women’s basketball coach has both academic goals and basketball goals for his players. “Our basketball goal is to make the playoffs, and go as far as we...

Determination shown by women’s basketball as tough season concludes

Determination shown by women’s basketball as tough season concludes

Maryam Golkar, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

The 2018-2019 women’s basketball season has come to a close with De Anza College attaining a final standing of 4-19 for their overall record and 1-9 for their conference record. A rough season was underlined by the loss of eight players due to injury and academic reasons. An initial roster of...

Women’s basketball wraps up season with determined loss

Women’s basketball wraps up season with determined loss

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team narrowly lost their final game of the season against Hartnell College, 68-64 on Friday, Feb. 22. Defense by the Dons was strong throughout the game as they came up with key blocks at the basket to ensure they kept the scoreline neck and neck till the end. The lead was constantly rotated between both teams and the Dons went into h...

Narrow loss to women’s basketball despite crunch time madness

Narrow loss to women’s basketball despite crunch time madness

Jaclyn Lim, Staff Reporter

February 25, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team were one point shy from beating Gavilan College on Feb. 13, losing 57-58.                        The score was close as De Anza scored the last two shots, only to give a foul in the last few seconds.                     ...

Women’s basketball falls short again despite fighting back

Women’s basketball falls short again despite fighting back

Shiri Marwaha, Assistant Campus beat editor

February 7, 2019

De Anza College’s women’s basketball team suffered a crushing defeat at home to Hartnell College Wednesday, Jan. 23 by 84-40. The guest team asserted their dominance from the beginning, but the Dons fought back and scored some feisty baskets. However, those baskets were too few and fa...

Women’s basketball new coach brings change

Women’s basketball new coach brings change

Hwan Lee, Impulse editor

November 4, 2018

Son of a single mother and consistently frustrated about his father’s disappearance, Mike Allen, 45, coach for De Anza College’s women’s basketball team, inspires his students to achieve their goals. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio Allen’s mother always gave him the confidence to strive and work har...

Women’s Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

Women’s Basketball Crushes Hartnell College

March 3, 2015

The De Anza College women’s basketball team wiped the floor clean as they beat the visiting Hartnell College Panthers 92-36 on Feb. 18. “Lots of great goals were set tonight,’’ head coach Megan Hankins said. She emphasized the part the sophomores played on the team. Since it was the last...