2014 community college football post season schedule announced

November 22:

American Division Championship Bowl, host Southwestern College, 6pm
Santa Monica College (7-3, SCFA American Division #3, American Pacific Conference champ) vs Southwestern College (9-1, SCFA American Division #2)

NCFC American Division Bowl, host West Hills College Coalinga, 2pm
Yuba College (6-4, NCFC American Division #t5) vs. West Hills College Coalinga(9-1, NCFC American Division #3)

Beach Bowl, host Long Beach City College, 6pm
Golden West College (7-3, SCFA National Division #5) vs. Long Beach City College (8-2, SCFA National Division #3)

Bothman Bulldog Bowl, host College of San Mateo, TBD
Laney College (6-4, NCFC National Division #10) vs. College of San Mateo (8-2, NCFC National Division #3)

East Bay Bowl, host Diablo Valley College, TBD
Sacramento City College (6-4, NCFC National Division #9) vs. Diablo Valley College (7-3, NCFC National Division #5)

Golden State Bowl, host Cerritos College, 7pm
Santa Barbara City College (7-3, SCFA American Division #5) vs. Cerritos College (7-3, SCFA National Division #6)

*Gridiron Classic Bowl, host American River College, 1pm
Butte College (7-3, NCFC National Division #4, NorCal Conference champ) vs. American River College (9-1, NCFC National Division #2)

*National Bowl, host Riverside City College, 6pm
Ventura College (6-4, SCFA National Division #8, National Northern Conference champ) vs. Riverside City College (9-1, SCFA National Division #1, National Central Conference champ)

North State Bowl, host College of the Siskiyous, 12pm
Shasta College (8-2, NCFC American Division #4) vs. College of the Siskiyous (6-4, NCFC National Division #7)

Patriotic Bowl, host Palomar College, 2pm
Glendale Community College (9-1, SCFA American Division #4) vs. Palomar College (6-4, SCFA National Division #t9)

*San Francisco Community College Bowl, host City College of San Francisco, TBD
Chabot College (6-4, NCFC National Division #8, Valley Conference champ) vs. City College of San Francisco (9-1, NCFC National Division #1, Bay 6 Conference champ) 

*Southern California Bowl, host Mt. San Antonio College, 6pm
Fullerton College (8-2, SCFA National Division #4, National Southern Conference champ) vs. Mt. San Antonio College (8-2, SCFA National Division #2)

State Center Bowl, host Fresno City College, TBD
Santa Rosa Junior College (7-3, NCFC National Division #6) vs. Fresno City College (6-4, NCFC National Division #11) 

Western State Bowl, host Bakersfield College, 4pm
Chaffey College (6-4, National Division #t9) vs. Bakersfield College (6-4, SCFA National Division #7)

November 29:

Living Breath Foundation Bowl, host Hartnell College, 1pm
Contra Costa College (9-1, NCFC American Division #2, Pacific 7 Conference champ) vs. Hartnell College (9-1, NCFC American Division #1, Golden Coast Conference champ)

*Northern California Football Association Championship at highest remaining seed

*Southern California Football Association Championship at highest remaining seed

December 13:

*California Community College Athletic Association Football State Championship
at SCFA Champion

In Northern California, the Gridiron Classic Bowl and the San Francisco Community College Bowl will serve as the semi-final playoff games. The Regional Championship (November 29) will be hosted by the higher seed.

In Southern California, the National Bowl and the Southern California Bowl will serve as the semi-final playoff games. The Regional Championship (November 29) will be hosted by the higher seed.

The winners of the Northern California and Southern California championship playoff games will advance to the California Community College Athletic Association Football State Championship on December 13, 2014. The team advancing to the state championship from the South will host. 

Source: California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA)

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Cal State San Bernardino volleyball teams gets No. 6 seed for West regional

Brenna McIntosh_Kaitlyn Christner

If the Cal State San Bernardino volleyball team is to make it to yet another NCAA Division II West Regional final, they’ll have to take a tougher road.

The Coyotes are making their 15th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance but they’re seeded sixth for the eight-team event which begins Thursday at Northwest Nazarene in Nampa, Idaho.

The Coyotes (20-6) will face third seed Western Washington (21-6) in the quarterfinal.

“(Western) is an excellent team; well coached and very good defensively,” Coyotes head coach Kim Cherniss said. “We have had some great battles against them in the past and this one should be no exception.”

The two teams met earlier in the season at the Hampton Inn-Wildcat Invitational in Ellensburg, Wash. The Coyotes and Vikings played to a five-set match with CSUSB winning 3-2 (26-28, 17-25, 25-19, 25-14, 15-11).

The Coyotes hit .309 for the match on the strength of 72 kills, 17 errors in 178 attacks. Senior All-American Tori May had 17 kills and fellow All-American Brenna McIntosh with 11 and Ashley Solis 10.

The Great Northwest Athletic Conference has four teams in the regional — top seed Northwest Nazarene, No. 2 Alaska-Anchorage, No. 3 Western Washington and No. 4 Central. Washington.

The Pac-West has two — No. 5 BYU Hawaii and No. 8 Dixie State and the CCAA with two — CSUSB and No. 7 Sonoma State.

NCAA West Regional
Northwest Nazarene host — Nampa, Idaho
November 20-22, 2014

(First-round times to be determined)
Thursday, Nov. 22
No. 3 Western Washington vs. No. 6 Coyotes
No. 2 Alaska-Anchorage vs. No. 7 Sonoma State
No. 4 Central Washington vs. No. 5 BYU-Hawaii
No. 1 Northwest Nazarene vs. No. 8 Dixie State

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Cal Poly Pomona women’s soccer braces for playoffs

Stacey Atwater

The Cal Poly Pomona women’s soccer team has advanced to the NCAA postseason as the No. 3 seed in the West Region.

The Broncos will challenge Point Loma in first-round action at 7 p.m. at Cal State Los Angeles.

The winner of Thursday’s matchup will move on to face the second-seeded host team. The second-round matchup would take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the same location.

This will mark the fourth all-time NCAA Tournament appearance for the CPP women’s soccer program. The most recent NCAA playoff game occurred in 2012. The event features a 48-team field and it’s a single-elimination tournament.

The Broncos (13-5-1) are directed by second-year head coach Mike Dibbini. CPP has notched 12 shutouts this season, just one shy of matching the school record.

The Broncos’ win total of 13 is also the highest for the program since 2001 and as of this week, CPP ranks eighth nationally at the Division II level for shutout percentage.

Last week, six CPP student-athletes earned All-Conference selections. Senior Alison Sauve received the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Defensive Player of the Year accolade and also was featured on the CCAA All-Tournament Team.

Thursday will represent the fifth all-time meeting between the Broncos and Sea Lions, a team that competes out of the Pac West Conference. So far in the series, CPP holds a 3-1 advantage. The most recent matchup came in the 2012 season opener, when the Broncos captured a 2-1 victory.

 

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