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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.