Tag: COC Athletics

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Behind in the Count

In statistics, we are taught that numbers tell a story, and those numbers tell it like it is, because numbers never lie. However, sometimes the numbers on the surface don’t…

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No warning?

Baseball isn’t considered a violent sport, but some of its injuries can still be quite gruesome, and when you lack certain support that can prevent those injuries, there may be a…

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Eight COC Baseball Players Earn All-Conference Awards

Eight College of the Canyons baseball players were honored with All-Conference awards. Sophomore short stop Juan Perez and freshman catcher Michael Browne were honored with first team All-Conference accolades. Perez was also named the 2011 Western State Conference Player of the Year, the first time a COC player has one the award since Trevor Bloom in 2009.

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Three Cougars Named All-Americans by the National Strength and Conditioning Association

The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) named three College of the Canyons athletes with All-American awards in Strength and Conditioning Athletes of the Year. Sophomore Kelli Lewis from the women’s basketball team, sophomore Cal Vogelsang from the baseball team and sophomore Justin Cudworth from the football team were honored with the award.

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COC Releases 2011 Football Schedule

College of the Canyons released its football scheduled for the 2011 season on Monday. After finishing their first season in the Western State Conference Southern Division with a 6-5 overall record and a 3-2 conference record, the Cougars will see the same schedule in 2011 as they did a year ago.

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COC Hockey on a Roll in the National Tournament

The College of the Canyons hockey team continued their dominate play in the Division III National Championship Tournament held in Holland, Michigan on Thursday with a 5-4 victory over Loyola University Maryland. It was the team’s second win of the tourney after defeating Fredonia State 4-2 on Wednesday. Road to Nationals shot and edited by Cameron Stell.

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COC Softball and Baseball Start Swinging For Conference

For the COC baseball team the season couldn’t have started the season much better as they finished non-conference play with an 8-5 record while defeating four teams in the top 20 Southern California rankings.
It hasn’t been as pretty for the other team swinging the bats at COC as its been a dismal start to the 2011 season for the softball team…

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Cougars Men’s Soccer Looks to Advance Toward Finals

The sixth seeded Cougars have a tough road ahead. After a home win against No. 9 Palomar, the Cougars went on the road to upset No. 3 Cerritos and came roaring back against No. 2 Santa Ana, scoring 3 goals within the last 7 minutes of the game. The season did not start off the way they wanted with 6 wins and 5 losses and 2 ties but an amazing 10 game win streak has led them to playing in the state finals.

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Cougars Move On In Playoffs With Win Against Cerritos

Nearly one year to the day, the College of the Canyons men’s soccer team has mirrored last season’s squad. Now the trick is to end the similarities. The No. 6 College of the Canyons Cougars advanced to the Southern Califonia regional finals on Tuesday, defeating No. 3 Cerritos Falcons 2-1 in a physical road game.

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Cougars Soccer Strike Down Palomar

One year removed from an improbable run through the Southern California Regional Soccer Playoffs, the College of the Canyons men’s soccer team started their 2010 playoff campaign in the same fashion as last year, with a dominating home performance.

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Cougars Ready for “Legacy” Game with Hornets

It’s hard to believe it, but the 2010 College of the Canyons football season will officially be over in the next 48 hours, baring the longest game in football history. But despite the fact that COC has already played 10 games, the team’s legacy has still yet to be defined. A season that started so promising is left hanging in the balance for one last game.

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COC’s Men’s Soccer Team will Host Palomar in the First Round

The College of the Canyons Men’s Soccer is poised and ready to make a run deep into the Southern Regional playoffs. COC earned a NO. 6 seed and will host NO. 11 seed Palomar College on Saturday at 4 p.m. at Cougar Stadium. After seven consecutive victories to finish the 2010 season, the Cougars (13-5-2, 9-3-2) finished in third place in the Western State Conference behind Oxnard and Santa Barbara. Palomar (11-6-4, 7-3-2) finished second in the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference after winning 2 of their last 4 games.

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Renegades Ruin Cougars Playoff Hopes

For the second consecutive week the College of the Canyons football team found themselves in a must win situation. The outcome this week was not what they were looking for as the Bakersfield Renegade take away the Cougars hopes for a National Division, Northern Conference championship and a chance to make the playoffs in a 41-14 stomping on Saturday.