Ventura College Athletics

2018 Ventura College Women's Soccer Team News

  • Castillo Inks Soccer Scholarship With Eastern Washington
    March 08, 2019
    Ventura College sophomore forward Audrey Castillo has signed a national letter of intent to continue her athletic and academic careers at Eastern Washington University in Cheney, WA. The 2018 Western State Conference Co-Player of the Year led the Pirates this past season with 22 goals and 11 assists, helping VC to a 10-7-5 overall record and to the program's 22nd CCCAA Southern California Regional Playoffs appearance. Ventura finished WSC North Division play at 8-1-1 and in second place.
  • Castillo, Coach Hoffman lead Women's Soccer All-WSC Honorees
    December 06, 2018
    VC midfielder Audrey Castillo of the Pirates' women's soccer team was named the Western State Conference North Division Co-Player of the Year in voting by the conference coaches last month. The sophomore from Pacifica High School becomes the 11th Pirate in the storied 23-year history of the program to earn the top WSC North honor. Meanwhile, head coach Steve Hoffman was voted by his peers as the WSC-North Co-Coach of the Year for the 2018 season.
  • Pirate Soccer Ends Season in 1st Round of SoCal Regionals
    November 17, 2018
    The Ventura College women's soccer team had its season come to an end with a 5-2 defeat at San Bernardino Valley College Saturday in the first round of the CCCAA Southern California Regional Playoffs. Miranda Vasquez and Audrey Castillo scored goals for Ventura as the Pirates ended their season with a 10-7-5 record.
  • Pirate Soccer Headed to CCCAA SoCal Playoffs
    November 13, 2018
    For the 22nd time in the past 23 years, the Ventura College women's soccer team has qualified for the post-season. VC (10-6-5) is seeded No. 12 in the CCCAA Southern California Regional Playoffs and will travel to No. 5 San Bernardino Valley (18-1-2) on Saturday Nov. 17 for a 2:00 pm match.
  • Soccer Closes Regular Season With Victory
    November 09, 2018
    The Pirate soccer team traveled to San Luis Obispo for its regular season finale Friday, coming home with a 6-0 victory over Cuesta College. Audrey Castillo netted three goals and Anna Escobar scored a pair to lead the way for Ventura (10-6-5, 8-1-1). Jasmin Ambriz had three assists in the game while Aracely Castro recorded three saves in the shutout win.
  • Ventura Defeats Moorpark on Sophomore Night at the Sportsplex
    November 06, 2018
    The Pirates' women's soccer team was dominant Tuesday night, defeating visiting Moorpark 4-0 in VC's final regular season home game. Yadi Raigoza netted a pair of gaols with an assist to lead the way while Audrey Castillo found the net once and recorded one assist. During pre-game introductions, the Pirates' honored their sophomore players taking the pitch for the final time at the VC Sportsplex.
  • Soccer's Early Lead Holds at Oxnard
    November 02, 2018
    The Pirate soccer team netted a pair of early goals Friday afternoon, and they made them hold up in their 2-1 victory over the Condors. Paulina Aldrete had a goal and an assist to lead the way for Ventura (8-6-5, 6-1-1) as the Pirates maintained their second place standing in the Western State Conference North Division table. Audrey Castillo also recorded a goal for the victors.
  • Pirates Earn Draw With Santa Barbara In WSC Showdown
    October 30, 2018
    It has been a steady climb for the freshmen-heavy Pirate soccer team this season, culminating Tuesday as VC took the pitch at the Sportsplex with a chance to pull even with visiting Santa Barbara. The Pirates proved to be up to the task, outplaying the conference leaders for much of the game before the Vaqueros salvaged the draw with a late score. Jasmin Ambriz scored two first half goals for Ventura (7-6-5, 5-1-1) as the Pirates ended SBCC's 15-game WSC North winning streak.
  • Pirate Soccer Blanks Hancock; Hosts SBCC Tuesday
    October 26, 2018
    The Ventura College women's soccer team shut out Allan Hancock College Friday afternoon in Santa Maria, setting up a match-up Tuesday with conference-leading Santa Barbara on Tuesday at the VC Sportsplex. Yamile Mondragon, Anna Escobar and Miranda Vasquez recorded scores for the Pirates (7-6-4, 5-1) as they solidified their hold on second place in the Western State Conference North Division.
  • Castillo Nets Four Goals in Runaway Win
    October 23, 2018
    VC sophomore Audrey Castillo had been hot as of late, scoring nine goals in the Pirates' last seven matches. The Pacifica High School product took it to an entirely different level Tuesday night, netting four goals to lead Ventura to an 8-1 runaway victory over visiting Cuesta at the Sportsplex. With the win, VC (6-6-4, 4-1) evens its overall record on the season and solidifies its standing in second place after one round of Western State Conference play.
  • Mondragon's Hat Trick Leads VC Past Moorpark
    October 19, 2018
    Yamile Mondragon scored three goals and Audrey Castillo added a goal and two assists as the Ventura College women's soccer team made it four win in the past five outings with a 4-1 victory at Moorpark College Friday. The victory gave the Pirates (5-6-4, 3-1) a sweep of Ventura County schools during rivalry week as Ventura had defeated Oxnard on Wednesday.
  • Pirates Rout Condors for Program's 350th Victory
    October 16, 2018
    Audrey Castillo had two goals and an assist and Jasmin Ambriz scored twice as the Pirates' women's soccer team captured the program's 350th all-time victory with a 5-0 triumph over visiting Oxnard Tuesday night at the Sportsplex. Yadi Raigoza also scored and Paulina Aldrete had a pair of assists in the win for Ventura (4-6-4, 2-1). The Pirates dominated play over the Condors from the start, controlling the ball and recording 35 shots, 16 on goal, during the match.
  • Pirate Soccer Falls at Santa Barbara
    October 12, 2018
    The Ventura College women's soccer team was unable to find the back of the net Friday evening, falling at Santa Barbara 3-0 at SBCC's La Playa Stadium. In the hard-fought contest, the Pirates (3-6-4, 1-1) had 12 shots with eight being on goal. Goalie Aracely Castro recorded three saves in goal for VC.
  • Ventura Races Past Hancock in WSC Opener
    October 09, 2018
    The Pirates' women's soccer team wasted little time in deciding the outcome of their Western State Conference North Division opener Tuesday night at the Sportsplex. Paulina Aldrete scored a goal 31seconds into the game, beginning an avalanche of five goals in under seven minutes for VC as they rolled past Allan Hancock College 9-1. Aldrete, Jasmin Ambriz and Yamile Mondragon scored two goals each for the Pirates (3-5-4, 1-0) while Audrey Castillo and Ambriz each recorded a pair of assists in the game.
  • 17-18 Pirate Soccer Named United Soccer Coaches Academic Team
    October 06, 2018
    The 2017 Ventura College women's soccer team has been named a College Team Academic Award Winner for the 2017-18 academic year by the United Soccer Coaches, formerly the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. The Pirates were one of 488 women's teams throughout the country that earned the Team Academic Award and this is the third such award earned by the program. VC was also honored in 2011 and 2014.
  • Women's Soccer Back in Victory Column With Shutout
    September 28, 2018
    It has been a difficult first month of the season for the Ventura College women's soccer team. After a promising season-opening victory on Aug. 28, the Pirates' struggled through growing pains, difficult opponents, and improvement cycles. The progress showed itself loud and clear on Friday as VC (2-5-4) defeated visiting Bakersfield 3-0 at the Sportsplex with Audrey Castillo netting the hat trick in the win.
  • Pirates Improving Effort Draws With Corsairs.
    September 25, 2018
    In a game that could have very easily gone south in a hurry, the VC women's soccer team held fast, got a little lucky, and picked up steam throughout their scoreless draw with Santa Monica Tuesday evening at the Sportsplex. Ventura goalie Aracely Castro recorded eight saves to keep Santa Monica without a goal. Meanwhile, the Pirate offense produced 11 shots in the game with six in the frame.
  • Pirates Drop Tough Decision at LA Pierce
    September 21, 2018
    The Pirate soccer team can't catch a break. They broke out of their offensive slump with a three goal performance at Los Angeles Pierce College Friday in Woodland Hills, only to fall to the host Brahmas 4-3. Audrey Castillo had a pair of goals while Yamile Mondragon had a goal and an assist in the match for Ventura (1-5-3).
  • Women's Soccer Plays to a Draw With East LA
    September 18, 2018
    On a cool and breezy late summer nigh, the Pirates' women's soccer team played visiting East Los Angeles College to a 1-1 draw Tuesday at the Sportsplex. Despite having 23 shots in the game, 12 on goal, Ventura's lone score was by Paulina Aldrete in the 11th minute off the rebound of an Audrey Castillo corner kick. Goalie Aracely Castro had 2 saves for VC (1-4-3).
  • Women's Soccer Falls at Rio Hondo
    September 14, 2018
    The Ventura College women's soccer team came out on the short end of a 3-0 deficit Friday evening, falling at Rio Hondo College. The Pirates (1-3-2) managed 12 shots with seven on goal, but could not find the back of the net. VC goalie Maya Escobar had three saves while Aracely Castro recorded two stops.
  • Pirate Soccer Ties Las Positas in program's 500th Game
    September 06, 2018
    In its 23rd season, the Ventura College women's soccer team played its 500th game Thursday night in Livermore, a 2-2 draw at Las Positas College in the Las Positas Showcase. Audrey Castillo netted an unassisted score in the fifth minute and Sirena Romero also had an unassisted score for the Pirates (1-1-2). Goalie Aracely Castro had nine saves. and the VC offense managed nine shots, six on goal.