COSTA MESA, Calif. – Nicole Ballestero (SR, Orange, CA) amassed 53 points on Friday to best Rachel Copeland's 2009 school record (49) for most points in a single game, but in the end, No. 1 Vanguard suffered its first loss of the season (26-1) as it fell to No. 17 Hope International 80-76 and was eliminated from the 2014 Golden State Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Tournament.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 1 Vanguard began the 2014 Golden State Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Tournament with a 100–51 victory over eighth-seeded Arizona Christian in The Pit. The Lions, paced by sophomore Samantha Doucette's (Irvine, Calif.) 21 points, led the entire way.
COSTA MESA, Calif. - With a pair of league championships, Vanguard men's and women's basketball earned the Golden State Athletic Conference's top-seeds and right to host their respective 2014 GSAC Tournament games in The Pit. The No. 1 VU women will face Arizona Christian on March 5th, while on March 6th the #10 Pride men will take on San Diego Christian. Both games are scheduled to begin at 7:30pm.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Top-ranked Vanguard swept the Golden State Athletic Conference women's basketball awards following its unblemished 25-0 (14-0 GSAC) campaign, earning Player of the Year and the Coach of the Year for 2014.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – No. 1 Vanguard completed its perfect 25-0 (14-0 GSAC) regular season campaign on Saturday with an 82–59 win over Golden State Athletic Conference opponent San Diego Christian. A trio of starting seniors, Leigha Bednar (Keller, Texas), Taylor Belmont (Oregon City, Ore.) and Nicole Ballestero (Orange, Calif.), were honored prior to the affair for their respective contributions to the women's basketball program.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Senior Nicole Ballestero (Orange, Calif.) averaged 31.5 points per game on the week as she led the top-ranked and undefeated Lions to the program's first Golden State Athletic Conference title since 2010.
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