Ventura College Athletics

2019 Ventura College Women's Tennis Team News

  • Garland and Thompson Advance to Round of 64
    April 25, 2019
    Ventura College sophomore Keressa Garland and doubles partner Tanya Thompson won their first round match in the CCCAA State Singles and Doubles Championships at The Ojai Tournament on Thursday before falling in the round of 64. The duo, VC's only women's entrants in the state championships, defeated a team from College of the Desert 7-5, 6-3, before falling to the No. 1 seed in the draw from American River, 6-0, 6-1.
  • Garland and Thompson Advance to The Ojai
    April 06, 2019
    The Pirates' women's tennis doubles team of Karissa garland and Tanya Thompson qualified for the CCCAA State Championships at The Ojai Tournament at the Western State Conference Championships Friday and Saturday at the VC Tennis Center. After an opening round bye, the pair won their Round of 16 match against opponents from Antelope Valley, 8-3, to qualify for state. On Saturday the duo fell to the No. 2-seeded pair from Bakersfield 8-5.
  • Pirates Split Matches, Lose by Default to Bakersfield
    March 28, 2019
    The VC women's tennis team split the six matches played on the court against Bakersfield on thursday afternoon, but fell to defeat 6-3 against the Renegades due to a shortage of available players at the VC Tennis Center. Keressa Garland won her No. 3 singles match while Denissa Garcia prevailed in a 3-set match at No. 4. Garcia and Garlans also won an extended match in No. 2 doubles for the Pirates (5-12, 5-8).
  • Women's Tennis Falls at Antelope Valley
    March 26, 2019
    The Pirates' women's tennis team took a hit by default, falling to Antelope Valley College 6-3 Tuesday afternoon in Lancaster. The Pirates lost two points, one at No. 6 singles and the other at No. 3 doubles as they did not have six available players, for the difference in the match. Victoria Neumann and Denissa Garcia won in singles play while Tanya Thompson and Keressa Garland posted a doubles victory for VC (5-11, 5-7).
  • Ventura Defeats Visiting Santa Monica
    March 21, 2019
    After a morning rain, the courts were dried and the Pirates' women's tennis team hosted Santa Monica College Thursday afternoon at the VC Tennis Center. On what turned out to be a picture perfect afternoon, Ventura defeated the Corsairs 6-3. Keressa Garland and Tanya Thompson produced wins at Nos. 4 and 3 singles, respectively, then teamed up to take the No. 2 doubles slot to lead the way for VC (5-10, 5-6).
  • Women's Tennis Defeats Victor Valley
    March 19, 2019
    The Ventura College women's tennis team welcomed the Victor Valley to the beach Tuesday afternoon, sending the Rams back to the desert with a 7-2 defeat in Western State Conference action at the VC Tennis Center. Keressa Garland and Denissa Garcia each posted 6-1, 6-0 victories in their Nos. 3 and 4 singles matches, respectively. Then the duo teamed up for an 8-3 win in No. 2 doubles to pace the Pirates (4-10, 4-6).
  • Pirates Even WSC Record With Victory Over AVC
    February 26, 2019
    The VC women's tennis team evened their Western State Conference record halfway through conference play with a 7-2 victory over Antelope Valley at the VC Tennis Center on Tuesday. Tanya Thompson posted the largest margin of victory in singles for the Pirates (3-6, 3-3), a 6-2, 6-0 win at No. 2, and she paired with Victoria Nuemann for another in in No. 1 doubles, 8-2.
  • VC Takes Second Straight Match, Defeats Santa Monica
    February 21, 2019
    The Pirates' women's tennis team made it two straight victories Thursday with a narrow 5-4 win at Santa Monica College. Aliyah Amaya and Cali Iadevaia each won their singles matches in a third set and Denissa Garcia also claimed a singles point to lead Ventura (2-6, 2-3) to the Western State Conference win.
  • Women's Tennis Picks Up Victory at Victor Valley
    February 19, 2019
    The VC women's tennis team recorded its first victory of the season Tuesday with a 7-2 decision on the road at Victor Valley College in Victorville. Keressa Garland (No. 3, singles), Aliyah Amaya (No. 4) and Cali Iadevaia (No. 5) led the charge, all posting 6-0, 6-0 victories in singles play. Tanya Thompson also recorded a win at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 6-2.
  • Women's Tennis Falls to Canyons
    February 12, 2019
    The VC women's tennis team dropped a home Western State Conference match to visiting College of the Canyons 7-2 Tuesday afternoon at the VC Tennis Center. Keressa Garland and Cali Iadevaia each recorded victories in singles play for the Pirate scores.
  • Pirates Drop 6-3 Decision at Glendale
    February 07, 2019
    The Pirates' women's tennis team dropped a 6-3 decision at Glendale College on Thursday afternoon. Aliyah Amaya earned two points for Ventura (0-3, 0-2) with a 6-4, 7-5 victory in No. 4 singles and an 8-3 tirumph in No. 2 doubles with partner Keressa Garland. Tanya Thompson won the Pirates' other point with a 6-3, 7-5 win in No. 2 singles.
  • Women's Tennis Drops First WSC Match of 2019
    February 05, 2019
    The Pirates' women's tennis team battled cool and blustery conditions at the VC Tennis Center Tuesday, facing Santa Barbara City College in the Western State Conference opener for both teams. Ventura battled, but ultimately was swept by the Vaquero's 9-0. Tanya Thompson extended her opponent to a tiebreak in the first set before falling in No. 4 singles 7-6, 6-3 and Aliyah Amaya took her opponent in No. 5 singles to a second-set tiebreaker.
  • Pirate Women Drop First Match of Season
    February 01, 2019
    The Pirates' women's tennis team dropped its opening match of the season 8-1 to visiting Fullerton College Friday at the VC Tennis Center. Tanya Thompson earned Ventura's lone point of the day with a 6-3, 4-6, 11-9 tiebreaking victory in No. 3 singles.