Volleyball struggles to find wins during season

The East Los Angeles College women’s volleyball team wrapped up a devastating season, going 9-21 which translated into a mere .300 winning percentage. The Huskies started their season strong as the team won four of their first five games. Unfortunately, they went 5-16 the remainder of the way, including nine-straight losses in their final nine games. They never managed to string together more than two wins in a row, but…

December 2, 2019

Volleyball spikes Rio Hondo College on the road

By Joe Dargan Volleyball dominated at Rio Hondo College on Friday, winning three straight sets 25-23, 25-13 and 25-16, respectively. With a shutout against Rio a month ago, East Los Angeles College coach Elliot Walker didn’t want to take this game lightly. “I take every game as if it’s a new one. Since we played them last, they’ve made some changes and we’ve made some changes.  We have to see…

November 15, 2017

Sports Briefs

Volleyball Volleyball improved to 10-8 overall, after beating Chaffey College 3-1 in sets played. This was thier second win in a row.   Water Polo Water Polo won 14-13 on the road against Rio Hondo Wednesday, to go 6-10 overall on the season. Freshman Amy Cervantes contributed 6 points in the victory. Cross Country Grecia Estrada placed in the top 10 among community college women and men’s cross country finished…

October 25, 2017

Volleyball cruises to victory, wins all three sets

By Noe Ortega With a clean sweep, East Los Angeles College defeated Rio Hondo College in consecutive set wins, 25-19, 25-22, and 25-16 at home on Friday. This was the Huskies first win in the South-Coast Conference-North play with a record of 1-2. The Huskies were persistent throughout each set. After taking the lead, they made it difficult for Rio Hondo to get back in the game ELAC had moments…

October 18, 2017

Volleyball Loses in three sets

By Rogelio Alvarez Volleyball team was shutout against Mt. San Antonio College 3-0 last Friday in the South Gym. The Huskies are now 6-6 overall and 0-2 in South Coast-North Conference play. Despite Mt. SAC’s well-coordinated offense, the Huskies fought hard to stay in the game. “We didn’t give up. We kept fighting. We got over our mistakes quickly and we fought. We really wanted (the win),” ELAC freshman right…

October 5, 2016

Volleyball executes well in five sets at home

By Gustavo Buenrostro Volleyball won in a five-set match against California Lutheran University’s junior varsity squad 3-2 last Wednesday. “I feel the team executed a B- performance. There were things we worked on in practice that was not done well, but the team was very effective. We have a skilled team, very sharp. Overall I was satisfied with how the team performed,” ELAC head coach Elliot Walker said. Cal Lutheran…

September 29, 2016

Volleyball falls out of playoff contention

by Mayra S. Ventura   The East Los Angeles College Women’s volleyball team defeated Los Angeles Harbor College in three sets, 25-12, 25-13, 25-8, on Nov. 6. After a rocky start, sophomore outside hitter Breanna Trujillo (Montebello High School) led the Huskies to victory. “Honestly a lot of the times we have a rocky start at the beginning, I think that’s just how we are, it’s a form of getting…

November 18, 2015

East Los Angeles College women’s volleyball loses close match

By William Hernandez Backed by a home crowd of over 200, the East Los Angeles College women’s volleyball team lost a tough preseason game 3-2, to NCAA Division III Cal Lutheran University’s junior varsity  team in five sets last Wednesday, Sept. 11. In pregame warmups the Huskies looked extremely motivated and enthusiastic about playing in front of their home crowd for the first time this season. “Last night we had…

September 22, 2013