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Olvera, Wilson, Estes earn Second Team recognition
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Olvera, Wilson, Estes earn Second Team recognition - View Full Story
The duo is awarded for their academic successes within the conference and district - View Full Story
The 2016 campaign has come to a close for the Pride - View Full Story
Vanguard moves on to face Arizona Christian in Round Two - View Full Story
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Softball - Mon, Jun. 6, 2016

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Following the conclusion of the 2016 softball season, the National Fastpitch Coaches Association has announced that over 170 student-athletes from more than 70 programs have received NFCA NAIA All-Region status. Vanguard was represented on the list by Alexandra Olvera (SR/Gilroy, CA), Taylor Wilson (JR/Modesto, CA), and Kaitlin Estes (SO/Costa Mesa, CA). All three of the student-athletes were recognized as second team members of the West Region in addition to the All-GSAC awards they won in April.

 
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Softball - Sat, May 7, 2016

COSTA MESA, Calif. – Two members of the Lions have been awarded for their achievements both on and off the field. Kaitlin Estes (SO/Costa Mesa, CA) was voted to the 2016 Academic All-District Team for NAIA District Four. This team is voted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for student-athletes and their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Emily Russell (JR/Calabasas, CA) was selected as a scholar athlete within the GSAC and NAIA ranks.

 
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Softball - Fri, Apr. 29, 2016

ATHERTON, Calif. – Continuing play in the GSAC Tournament, the Lions (34-22) were matched up with Arizona Christian (35-14-1) in the first game, a team they hadn't beat in four earlier tries. Game one ended with a similar results as VU fell in a tight contest. This moved the team to a fifth game of the year against San Diego Christian (33-16) with their season on the line. The Hawks ended up winning the contest by a 9-1 score.

 
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Softball - Thu, Apr. 28, 2016

ATHERTON, Calif. – In their first game of the 2016 GSAC Tournament hosted by Menlo College, the Lions (RV) (34-20) shutout the Warriors to gain a 4-0 win at Wunderlich Field. Vanguard was led by Taylor Doyle (SR/Oceanside, CA) (14-8) who threw a complete game and allowed only three hits. Today's win marks seven straight victories for the Blue and Gold.

 
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Softball - Tue, Apr. 26, 2016

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Golden State Athletic Conference released the 2016 All-GSAC Awards early Tuesday afternoon and the Lions were represented by Alexandra Olvera (SR/Gilroy, CA), Taylor Wilson (JR/Modesto, CA), and Kaitlin Estes (SO/Costa Mesa, CA). Olvera and Wilson grabbed two of the four at-large spots on the team and Estes was one of five infielders to make the squad. In total, 20 members make the list broken up in seven categories. 

 
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Softball - Tue, Apr. 26, 2016

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Vanguard softball team swept the Golden State Athletic Conference Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week prizes for the second time this year. Samantha Shaffer (FR/Modesto, CA) takes home the first award in her young Lions career while Alexandra Olvera (SR/Gilroy, CA) earns the recognition of Pitcher of the Week for a second time in 2016.