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Women’s basketball team takes first place 

(Left #11) Danielle Gezzi, 20, kinesiology major and (Right #10) Anisah Douglas, 19, kinesiology major blocking opponent.

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

Tahlia Sherlock, 18, liberal arts major said her late grandfather was her role model and the main catalyst that inspired her to pursue her basketball career.

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

(Left #11) Danielle Gezzi, 20, kinesiology major and (Right #10) Anisah Douglas, 19, kinesiology major blocking opponent.

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

Danielle Gezzi, 20, kinesiology major is captain of the team.

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

Danielle Gezzi, 19, Kinesiology,  stares down opponent

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 displays strong team spirit despite multiple adversities

Key injuries to team players left coach Mike Allen with a tactical headache during a home game on Jan. 11.

Jaclyn Lim, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2019

With a current standing of 3-13, De Anza College’s women’s basketball team is dealing with an increasing number of adversities as the season continues. However, head coach Mike Allen remains upbeat about his team’s position. “I’m trying to stay away from the negatives and focus on th...

Women’s Basketball defeats Gavilan College

The De Anza College women’s basketball team defends a Gavilian offensive possesion on Jan. 14. The Dons won the game 77-28.

Bojana Cvijic, Staff Writer

January 23, 2015

Dons mature, ready to go into next season

PENETRATE - Shayla McPhearson (33) drives to the paint against a Delta College player in a 54-41 victory over Delta on Nov. 20, 2012.

Rajvir Kaur, Sports Co-Editor

March 18, 2013

The Dons finished third in the NorCal Conference and made it to the second round of playoffs before losing to Fresno City College on March 2. Arden Kragalott, head coach of De Anza College’s women’s basketball team, said that this season was overall a successful season. “I’m happy with...