Ventura College Athletics

2021 Ventura College Softball Team News

  • Another DH Split for Pirate Softball Team Thursday
    May 06, 2021
    The Pirate softball team played its fourth double-header of the season on Thursday, and for the fourth time they split the two games. VC (4-4) defeated visiting Cuesta in game one of the twin-bill at the VC Softball Complex 10-8 in eight innings before dropping the second contest 6-3. Courtney Terrazas had four hits, two runs batted in and scored three times on the day to lead Ventura.
  • Wild Saturday for VC Softball at Moorpark
    May 01, 2021
    The Ventura College softball team had a wild double-header at Moorpark College on Saturday. The Pirates were down 9-0 after three innings before scoring nine runs in the fourth, eventually defeating the Raiders 14-12. In the nightcap VC led 9-3 before falling to Moorpark 12-11 on a walk-off home run. Abby Strong had six runs batted in on the day, including a grand slam home run, while Isabel Gallegos also had a grand slam and five RBI in the two games.
  • Ventura Splits Double-Header with Moorpark
    April 29, 2021
    The Ventura College softball team split a pair of games with rival Moorpark on Thursday at the VC Softball Complex. The Pirates (2-2) yielded a four-run seventh inning to the Raiders in the opener, falling by a 6-4 score before coming back to take a 3-2 win in the nightcap. Jalen Barron had four hits on the day, including a triple, with two runs scored and a run batted in while Abby Strong belted out three hits.
  • Pirate Softball Splits Season-Opening Twin Bill
    April 22, 2021
    The VC softball team made it back to the field for their 2021 Covid-season opener Thursday, splitting a double-header with visiting Mt. San Antonio College. The Pirates dropped the opener 6-0 before rallying late in the nightcap for a 4-3 victory. Aleska Page had three hits on the day, including a double, a run scored and a run batted in to lead the offense while Isabel Gallegos had an RBI triple and played a strong defensive game in left field.
  • Pirate Spring Sports Return to Action
    April 08, 2021
    It has been 392 days since the Pirates competed in an intercollegiate contest, but in two days they return. On Saturday April 10 the VC baseball team hosts Cuesta College for a double-header and the Pirates' men's tennis team travels to Westmont College to usher in Ventura College's post-Covid athletic schedule. All 10 of Ventura's spring sports are scheduled to return to competition in the coming weeks, although fans will not be allowed inside venues due to county and state health department restrictions.
  • COVID-19 Update, VCCCD "Opts-In" For Spring II Seasons
    March 09, 2021
    After opting out of Spring I season sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ventura County Community College District (VCCCD) will “opt-in” for the upcoming California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Spring II season. The decision is based on CCCAA COVID-19 guidelines and input from the athletic directors, coaches and athletic staff of Moorpark, Oxnard and Ventura colleges. The Spring II season includes men’s and women’s competitive sports and begins April 10. The length of the season varies by sport.
  • VC Athletics Begins #HaveAHeart4VC Fundraising Campaign
    February 15, 2021
    Ventura College Athletics is achieving great success in the classroom and on the field!  Please consider participating in the #HaveAHeartforVC fundraising campaign for our student athletes February 14 - 22, 2021!  
  • 99 Students Athletes on Dean's List; 13 Teams Above 3.0
    January 07, 2021
    Student athletes at Ventura College continued to achieve academic honors in the fall 2020 semester with 99 of them earning a spot on VC's Dean's List by posting a 3.5 or better grade point average in 12 or more units.  Of those honores, 47 earned perfect 4.0 GPA's signifying all A's in their classes. Meanwhile, 13 of the Pirates' 19 intercollegiate athletic teams achieved an overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Day of Giving Comes to VC Athletics Tuesday Dec. 1
    November 23, 2020
    After Thanksgiving, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the VC Athletic Department is hosting a Day of Giving on Tuesday Dec. 1. The fundraiser conducted through text messaging or online will benefit Pirate Athletics, or any of VC's 19 sports teams. The goal for the day is to have at least 50 individual donors and raise at least $1,000 combined. 
  • VC Athletics Partners With ASVC in Voter Registration Drive
    September 25, 2020
    Tuesday September 22 was National Voter Registration Day. In conjunction with that day, the Ventura College Athletic Department has paired with the Associated Students of Ventura College to encourage 100 percent voter registration among eligible student athletes and 100 percent registration among VC students. The effort is also encouraging all students to become educated voters and participate in this fall's election.
  • Student Athlete Academic Achievement Honored on Dean's Lists
    September 14, 2020
    Despite the movement of classes online and the cancellation of most of the spring season, student athletes at Ventura College continued to achieve academically in 2019-20. In the fall, 99 student athletes made the Dean's list, signifying a grade point average of 3.5 or above, while 107 student athletes were honored on the Dean's list in the spring 2020 semester.