Lady Mustangs move on to NorCal Regional Playoffs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Nov. 16, 2023
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Pittsburg, Calif. -- Los Medanos College Women’s Soccer team is poised for post-season play as the 2023 Bay Valley Conference Champions, undefeated in conference and with solid 14-5-2 overall record.
This is the fifth consecutive year they take the top spot in the Bay Valley Conference. They are now set to play in the NorCal Regional Playoffs.
The Lady Mustangs will face Modesto Junior College Pirates. Fans can tune in to the livestream at 2 p.m. on NorCal Sports TV.
“This group of women has demonstrated excellence and poise on the field and in the classroom,” President Pamela Ralston. “Congratulations to the players and coaches on this well-earned victory! We are cheering for them as they press on for greater victories in the tournament and beyond.”
The Lady Mustangs wrapped up conference play with a net full of Bay Valley Conference acknowledgements and awards.
The Bay Valley Conference recognized Briana Garcia as Forward of the Year, Ari Chavez as Midfielder of the Year, and Liv Kamm as Defender of the Year.
Head Coach Zach Sullivan earned the title of Bay Valley Conference Coach of the Year for the fifth consecutive time.
“We couldn’t be more proud of our women’s soccer program and student-athletes,” Athletic Director Marty Storti said. “Consistent athletic success is challenging and is a testament to our Head Women’s Soccer Coach Zach Sullivan, who once again earned recognition as Coach of the Year. The individual accolades earned by so many players is worth celebrating. Their success classroom and on the field reflects the priorities of the department and the definition of a Mustang.”
The team’s stellar performance is further evident with five players making the First-Team All-Conference list, the highest recognition of individual athletic achievement for student athletes.
The list includes Nathalie Farias, Zuleyka Berumen, and Liliana Bailey.
Additionally, three Lady Mustangs made the Second-Team All-Conference list: Emilia Rodriguez, Emily Jimenez and Maliah Alicea.
About Los Medanos College (LMC): LMC is one of three colleges in the Contra Costa Community College District, serving the East Contra Costa County community. Established in 1974, LMC has earned federal designations as a Minority-Serving and Hispanic-Serving institution. It offers award-winning transfer and career-technical programs, support services, and diverse academic opportunities in an inclusive learning environment. With exceptional educators, innovative curriculum, growing degree and certificate offerings, and state-of-the-art facilities, the college prepares students to succeed in their educational pursuits, in the workforce, and beyond. LMC’s Pittsburg Campus is located on 120 acres bordering Antioch, with an additional education center in Brentwood.