Zeferjahn 2nd at CCAA meet
AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Cal Poly Pomona’s Mark Batres paced the Broncos with a fifth-place finish (25:03) on the 8,000-meter course and Kevin Urak, who finished 17th with a time of 26:14, was named the CCAA freshman of the year by the conference’s head coaches. The NCAA Division II West Regional will be held Nov. 5 and hosted by Cal Poly Pomona. :CAL STATE VOLLEYBALL Cal State San Bernardino, which has never lost to Sonoma State in California Collegiate Athletic Assocation play, held off a determined upset bid by the Seawolves in Game 1 and went on to sweep the match 3-0 (33-31, 30-21, 30-25) on Saturday in Rohnert Park. The Coyotes (14-6 overall, 8-4 in CCAA play) have now won all 16 matches between the two teams since Sonoma State joined the CCAA in 1998-99. Overall, the series stands at 18-2 in favor of the Coyotes. Cal State San Bernardino’s Tanya Zeferjahn ran to a second-place finish at the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship cross country meet at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco on Saturday. Zeferjahn, a senior All-American, paced the Coyotes to a sixth-place finish on the 6,000-meter course with a time of 22:04, 33 seconds behind champion Mimi Hodgins (21:31) of UC San Diego, which captured its first conference women’s championship since 1997. “I’m so glad for Tanya. What a great career she has had,” Cal State coach Tom Burleson said. “Tanya has made tremendous strides since her freshman year.” In the men’s division, Chico State which had the top four runners won its fourth consecutive title. Freshman outside hitter Traci Weamer had a match-high 17 kills while junior Lisa Dogonyaro had 13 kills and eight digs. CSUSB hit .333 for the match, one of its most efficient outings of the season. Senior Cristen Trent and sophomore Kristin Ingalls split the setting duties, combining for 43 assists. Jessica Nelthorpe had 10 digs at the libero position. Lindsay Webb led Sonoma State (9-13, 3-10) with nine kills. Rosie Manton had a match-high 18 digs. On Friday, four players were in double figures in kills and digs, and junior Lisa Dogonyaro posted a double-double as Cal State San Bernardino downed Cal State Monterey Bay 30-24, 30-24, 28-30, 30-21 in a CCAA match in Seaside. The Coyotes, ranked No. 15 in the nation among Div. II schools by the American Volleyball Coaches Association and No. 4 in the Pacific Region by the NCAA regional committee, return home to Coussoulis Arena to face Chico State and Cal State Stanislaus over the weekend. CAL STATE MEN’S SOCCER The youngest of Cal State San Bernardino’s players got into the act, as the Coyotes defeated Western Washington University 4-1 Friday in a nonconference match at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix. Sophomore Brent Vander Eyk scored his second goal of the week to break a scoreless tie just six minutes into the second half on an assist from Oscar Garcia. Cal State (8-8-1 overall) then proceeded to score three more goals after the Vikings got the equalizer on an unassisted goal from Jacob Haddock seven minutes later. Freshman Daniel Rodriguez scored the first goal of his collegiate career in the 62nd minute, unassisted on a 25-yard blast past Vikings keeper Ben Dragavon. Senior David McConnell made it 3-1 in the 65th minute off an assist by Vander Eyk. Sophomore James Pusey finished the scoring with an unassisted goal in the 53rd minute. The Coyotes take on Seattle University, the 2004 NCAA Division II champion, today at Grand Canyon. The Redhawks, 12-4 heading into the weekend, are ranked No. 4 in the Far West Region. CAL STATE WOMEN’S SOCCER Jessica Zimmerman scored her eighth goal of the season and assisted on two others to spark Northern Colorado to a 3-0 shutout of Cal State San Bernardino in a nonconference soccer match on Friday at Phoenix. Zimmerman, a first-year player on the Div. I Bears, put them up 1-0 in the 14th minute off an assist by Teresa Prais. The Bears outshot the Coyotes 14-7, while senior Valerie Evans had three tries and freshman Krista Feer had two shots on goal for Cal State (5-10-1 overall). Candice Carter and Amy Kramer also tried to get a shot past the Bears’ keeper. The Coyotes wind up the Phoenix trip with a match against Western Washington today. REDLANDS MEN’S SOCCER Sophomore goalkeeper Andrew Roraff matched his counterpart save for save as the Univerity of Redlands and University of La Verne played to a scoreless tie on Saturday in an SCIAC match at Redlands. Roraff and La Verne’s Cody Black each made six saves. Senior Will Roraff led all players with six shots for the Bulldogs (13-2-2 overall, 9-0-2 in SCIAC). REDLANDS WOMEN’S SOCCER Seniors Kasey Ernau and Sarah Compton each scored goals, and goalkeeper Lindsey Fish made eight saves as University of Redlands shutout University of La Verne 2-0 on Saturday. With the victory, the Bulldogs improve to 9-6-1 overall, 6-3-1 in SCIAC play. RCC FOOTBALL Richard Murrell, a San Bernardino High School graduate, rushed for 86 yards and a touchdown as Riverside Community College defeated Long Beach City College 30-22 in a Mission Conference American Division game in Riverside. Murrell also caught two passes for nine yards for Riverside (5-2 overall, 2-0 in conference), which snapped a 12-year losing streak to Long Beach. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!