Cypress College Athletics News

  • Alumni Spotlight: Charger's Women's Water Polo Star, Natasha Velez
    September 28, 2020
    Cypress alum, Natasha Velez (2017-2018), was a standout athlete in her two years with the Chargers. She has since moved on to play at Whitter College and has excelled at the next level.
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) Kicks Off First Meeting of 2020-21
    September 03, 2020
    The Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) hosted their first meeting of the 2020-21 school year led by KIN Instructor and Head Men's Basketball Coach, Drew Alhadeff, and Athletic Director, Wes McCurtis.
  • Alumni Spotlight: Jerred Cook Promoted to Head Coach at Westcliff University
    August 27, 2020
    Chargers men's basketball alum (2013-15), Jerred Cook has climbed the ranks at Westcliff University. After one season at Westcliff, Cook has been promoted to head coach at the young age of 26. Cook was named captain during the 2014-15 season for the Chargers and went on to play NAIA basketball at Bellevue University in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • 9 Cypress Baseball Players Transfer to Four-Year Universities; 7 to NCAA Division I Schools
    August 17, 2020
    The Cypress College baseball program has seen over 360 student-athletes move on to play at four-year universities in its storied history. In the face of shortened season the Chargers are continuing the tradition of moving players on to the next level under fourth year Head Coach Anthony Hutting. Cypress is sending 9 members of the baseball team on to play at four-year schools next season, 7 of which will play for NCAA Division I programs.
  • Cypress College Student Athletes Set New Standard for Academic Performance
    July 22, 2020
    CYPRESS, CA- Cypress Athletics is proud to announce that over 60% of our student athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or higher during the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • 4 Cypress Women's Basketball Players Headed to the Next Level
    July 21, 2020
    The Cypress College women's basketball program completed a successful (21-7) season in which they made a trip to the CCCAA Regional Championships. Four players from the 2019-2020 season have since committed to play at the next level at three different four-year universities. Jessica Barrow, Alison Nelson, Sara Weber, and Celine Altamirano will be spread across the country as they take their talents to the next level. 
  • Hall of Fame Assistant Men's Basketball Coach, Tom Lubin, Passes at 80
    July 16, 2020
    CYPRESS, CA- Cypress Athletics remembers the legendary career of Assistant Men's Basketball Coach and Chemistry Professor, Tom Lubin. On July 1, 2020 Coach Lubin lost his battle with Lewy Body Dementia at the age of 80.
  • CCCAA Board of Directors Adjusted Contingency Plan Approved, Shifts All Sports to Spring
    July 15, 2020
    The CCCAA Board of Directors overwhelmingly approved implementation of its Contingency Plan on Thursday, providing a return to intercollegiate athletics for the 2020-21 academic year that shifts all sports, including football, to the spring season.
  • CCCAA Board Approves Proposal To Go Forward With Sports In 2020-2021
    June 08, 2020
    The CCCAA Board of Directors added hope for all California Community College sports teams, including those participating in the Orange Empire Conference, by unanimously approving a plan to allow the return of athletics competition in the 2020-2021 sports season. Continued safety measures due to the Covid-19 health crisis will also dictate the timelines with clearance through state health/safety decisions.
  • Janea Brannen Commits to Cal State San Bernardino
    June 03, 2020
    Standout Cypress College softball player, Janea Brannen, will be taking her talents to the next level as she has committed to California State University San Bernardino.
  • 4 Cypress Women's Soccer Players Headed to the Next Level
    May 27, 2020
    The Cypress College women's soccer team is sending four sophomores to two Cal State Universities. Jordan Barber and Taleah Carter have signed with Cal State Dominguez Hills, while Morgan Patea and Audree Campos have signed with conference rival Cal State Los Angeles.
  • 2010s All-Decade Teams Released
    May 21, 2020
    Cypress Athletics has released eight all-decade teams compiled of the top six athletes on each team whom competed for their respective program between the 2010-2011 and 2019-2020 season. The following sports have qualified for an All-Decade Roster: Baseball, Softball, Men's/Women's Basketball, Women's Soccer, Women's Volleyball, Men's Golf, and Men's/Women's Swim & Dive.
  • Open Zoom Session with the Athletics Department, May 19th
    May 14, 2020
    The Cypress College Athletics Department will hold an open Zoom session on Tuesday, May 19 from 1:00pm-3:00pm.
  • MohrHoops Summer Basketball Camp
    May 11, 2020
    Cypress College women's basketball coach, Margaret Mohr, is hosting her 22nd annual "MohrHoops" summer basketball camp. This year's camps are scheduled for July 13th-July 17th and August 10th-August 14th. Boys and girls ages 7-14 can participate in either Monday-Friday session. All camp participants will receive a camp t-shirt, jersey, basketball, player evaluation, and other prizes.
  • Demetri Mariolis Named 2020 OEC Male Character Champion
    May 07, 2020
    The Orange Empire Conference (OEC) has named Cypress College men's basketball's, Demetri Mariolis. the recipient of the 2020 Nevco Character Champion Award. Women's basketball Jacklynn Tran, was selected to the OEC character champion team as well.
  • Head Athletic Trainer, Scott Tucker, Inducted into the CCCATA Hall of Fame
    May 06, 2020
    The CCCATA (California Community College Athletic Trainers Association) announced that Cypress College's head athletic trainer, Scott Tucker, has been honored as the 2020 Hall of Fame Inductee. Scott will be the 21st member of the Hall of Fame and will be presented the award at the California Community College Athletic Trainers Association's conference in San Diego, CA in April of 2021.
  • Two Chargers Commit to Hope International University
    April 14, 2020
    Cypress College men's soccer standouts, Lorenzo La Violette and Matthew Molina, accepted a scholarship offer from NAIA Hope International University. The sophomores are looking forward to teaming up at the next level.
  • Celebrating the Success of Spring 2020
    March 30, 2020
    The Cypress College spring season was a large enough sample size to know that we were on to something special in 2020. The Cypress Chargers were forced out of action due to the pandemic of COVID-19 which is impacting nearly 9,500 student athletes who watched their season come to an abrupt halt. The CCCAA unanimously agreed to cancel the 2020 season on March 19 which officially put a close on seven Cypress Chargers' seasons - baseball, softball, women's tennis, men's golf, women's beach volleyball, and Men's/Women's Swim.
  • CCCAA Postpones Spring Sports Competition
    March 11, 2020
    SACRAMENTO, CA- Based on the guidance and direction from the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors, the decision has been made to immediately postpone spring sports competition, practices outside of scheduled class time, and all non-traditional seasons indefinitely due to concerns over COVID-19.
  • Cypress Golf Dominates, Takes 1st at Los Verdes
    March 10, 2020
    The Cypress College men's golf team is one of the hottest golf programs in the state. The Chargers took first place at the El Camino Invitational to notch their fifth first place finish in their last six tournaments.