At this weekend's Bay Valley Conference coach's meetings, Laney Women's Basketball was acknowledged as the Conference Co-Champions. This was the 3rd straight year that the women's basketball team has won the BVC Championship. Their overall Bay Valley Conference record in 3 years is an impressive 43-1!
The Laney College Women’s Track & Field program is preparing for another great year following back-to-back appearances at the CCCAA State Track & Field Meet. Returning this year are Sophomore Throwers Jada Joshua, Jack Beltran, and Tupu Ve’e. Ve’e finished 7th in the state in shot put last season, hoping to improve on previous marks and continue to work towards the school record in her event.
Freshman Cross Country runner Emily Wonsang placed 10th for individuals and 32nd overall at the NorCal Championship Meet, advancing her to the CCCAA State Championship Meet on November 18th in Fresno, CA. Wonsang is the first Laney College Cross Country runner to advance to the State Meet in the program’s history, finishing with a time of 21:06 at Hidden Valley Park in Martinez, CA.
The following article is written by Brock Drazen, Athletic Director at Merritt College and Head Coach of the Merritt College Track & Field team, and is used by permission from an announcement sent to all Peralta employees on May 22, 2022.
Our season has come to an end with 2 more state champions this past Saturday at Modesto Junior College. Isela Ochoa won in the 400 hurdles making that 2 for 2 in 2022 and 2023 and Kwaku Owusu won in the 400m for his first state championship.
The Laney College Women's Track & Field team began championship season this past week, flocking to the podium and walking away with 4 medals. With the conclusion of the Coast Conference Championship, the Eagles are now headed to the NorCal Championship at Yuba Community College.
The University of Alaska, Anchorage women's basketball program has started its 2023 recruiting class with one of the top junior-college prospects in California, as head coach Ryan McCarthy announced Wednesday that Kya Pearson has signed a scholarship agreement with the Seawolves, an event gaining media coverage https://goseawolves.com/news/2023/4/19/womens-basketball-seawolves-start-class-with-california-jc-star-pearson.aspx.
Congratulations to the Laney College Women's Basketball team on a great season. The team reached the state semifinals before falling to the Santa Rosa Bearcubs despite a valiant effort until the very last second of the game. Below is a picture of the players and coaches following their first-round playoff win over an athletic, formidable San Jose City College team on March 3rd at Laney.
Last week the Laney College Women's Track & Field Team opened the season at the Jim Linthicum Invite in Cupertino. With a new group of Freshman competitors, this was the first collegiate meet for many of the team, starting a new era at Laney College.