Ventura College Athletics

Women's Soccer Back in Playoffs, Travels to SBCC

Women's Soccer Back in Playoffs, Travels to SBCC

The Ventura College women's soccer team has qualified for the post season for the 23rd time n its 24-year existence. The Pirates (12-6-3) have been seeded No. 10 in the Southern California Regionals and will head to No. 7 Santa Barbara (12-6-3) to begin post-season play. The Pirates and Vaqueros have already tangled twice this season with SBCC prevailing 2-1 both on Oct. 1 and Nov. 10.

Ventura is having one of its best defensive seasons in over a decade. Their 16 goals against this season is the lowest since the team gave up 13 goals in 2008. The Pirates have not yielded more than two goals in a single game all season, and they have posted 10 shutouts. VC finished third in the WSC North with a mark of 7-4-1. 

Santa Barbara, meanwhile, has been hot as of late, winning their last four matches by a combined score of 15-1. They are unbeaten in their last 10 outings (8-0-2) and captured their third straight Western State Conference North Division crown with a conference mark of 9-1-2.

Kickoff of the first round playoff match is scheduled for 7:00 pm Saturday Nov. 23 at La Playa Stadium in Santa Barbara.

See Southern California Regional Playoff Bracket