COSTA MESA, Calif. - Vanguard opened the 2015 softball season with a strong offensive showing, sweeping a non-conference doubleheader against La Sierra University 9-1 and 10-0 on Friday afternoon at the VU Softball Field.
The Lions (2-0 overall) came out firing in the twinbill, pounding out 19 runs to go with the 19 hits while holding the Golden Eagles (0-2) to just one run on six hits.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Vanguard athletics is pleased to announce that three players have committed to join the Lions' softball team in 2014-15. Two local Calvary Costa Mesa graduates have been added to the roster in twins Kimberlee and Kaitlin Estes, while Payton Ross, a Hughson (Calif.) native, and the younger sister of VU senior Shelby Ross, will also become a student-athlete beginning in the fall semester.
IRVINE, Calif. – Vanguard softball was eliminated from the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament by way of a tough 3-1 loss to Hope International on Friday afternoon. The Lions have been knocked out of post-season play by the Royals in back-to-back-to-back years despite generally outplaying HIU during regular season slates.
IRVINE, Calif. – Vanguard took No. 1 Concordia down to the wire on Thursday evening in the Golden State Athletic Conference Softball Championships, but came just short, falling 3-2 to drop into the loser's bracket. Catcher Breanne Gomez (JR/Santa Ana, CA), the GSAC Player of the Week, extended her streak of dominance with a 3-for-3 performance at the plate against the Eagles.
IRVINE, Calif. – Vanguard's ace hurler, Rachel Stalford (JR/San Diego, CA), shutout the Royals on Thursday morning in Golden State Athletic Conference softball tournament action. The fourth-seeded Lions, led by five players with two hits apiece, posted a decisive 7-0 victory to advance in the winner's bracket where VU will face No. 1 seed Concordia at 4:14 pm later in the day.
COSTA MESA, Calif. – Five Vanguard softball players were recognized as being the best-of-the-best in the Golden State Athletic Conference ranks on Monday, as center fielder Taylor Hallahan (JR/Santee, CA), first baseman Brittney Boggs (JR/Lakewood, CA), pitcher Rachel Stalford (JR/San Diego, CA), catcher Breanne Gomez (JR/Santa Ana, CA) and third baseman Shelby Kuryllo (JR/Corona, CA) were voted to the 2014 All-GSAC team.
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