LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP
The City College of San Francisco women’s volleyball team is off to its best start to a season in years. The Rams have won their last six matches, beating Solano, Diablo Valley and Gavilian last week. Kijana Best, a sophomore captain, totaled 59 kills, including 30 against Gavilian on Friday. CCSF plays Shasta and Taft at home today.
San Francisco State saw impressive performances from Haley Halperty and Emily Johns in their loss to Sonoma State on Saturday. Halpert paced the match with 12 kills and Johns logged a career-high 18 digs. The Gators return to action this weekend with matches at Cal State Monterey Bay and Cal State East Bay.
SFSU went 3-0 last week, including two wins against conference foes. The Gators beat Cal State Monterey Bay, No. 13 Chico State and Holy Names and find themselves on a five-game win streak heading into the weekend, when they’ll travel to Los Angeles.
CCSF beat Evergreen Valley, 4-0, as Jesse Bareilles netted a hat trick. Daniela Gutierrez scored the last goal in the 90th minute. The Rams are now 4-1-1 and play Friday at home against Foothill.
CCSF beat Contra Costa on Tuesday, 2-1. The Rams’ Tobi Oladapo scored both his team’s goals in the first five minutes.
SFSU finds itself in its longest winning streak in school history since 1978 after winning five-straight matches. They’ll play at Cal Poly Pomona and Cal State San Bernardino on Friday and Sunday.