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Women’s basketball team takes first place 

Women’s basketball team takes first place 

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

The De Anza women’s basketball team capped a remarkable turnaround season with a Coast-South Conference title. The team finished the season with a record of 18-11, a huge improvement over the 4-19 record it posted last year. With three consecutive losses to start the season, the team’s early...

Student-athlete inspired by family role models

Student-athlete inspired by family role models

Lauren Locquiao, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2020

Tahlia Sherlock, 18, liberal arts major has paved her own way from her hometown of Riverside to De Anza women’s basketball team. Raised by her mother and grandfather, Sherlock said she attributed her hard work and being independent to her mother. “I would say my role models were definitely...

Women’s basketball inch closer to conference title with win over Cabrillo College

Women’s basketball inch closer to conference title with win over Cabrillo College

Kassandra Zeledon, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2020

The De Anza women’s basketball team has won two in a row after beating out Cabrillo College by a score of 72-62 on Valentine's Day. The team’s confidence and hard work was shown throughout the game as De Anza kept beating out their opponents in almost every quarter to get the win. Exceptional...

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, Staff Reporter

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.                     ...