Archive for the ‘Women’s Tennis’ Category

Coach Megan Haber talks tennis

By Corey Streeper and Taylor Harris

GROSSMONT–As of yet the GC Women’s Tennis team has a perfect record.  In the following interview, the teams coach explains what she thinks is necessary in order for a tennis team to be successful.

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Streeper and Harris (video journalist) are students in MCOMM132; contact them respectively at CoreyS@gcsummit.com, and TaylorH@gcsummit.com

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GC tennis beats Cypress, stays perfect

Taryn Andrews serves during her victory over Cypress' Trish Tran.

GROSSMONT COLLEGE–The women’s tennis team defeated Cypress College 8-1 in a home match on Saturday, March 5, and improved its  season record to 7-0. Photographer and Summit contributor Andy Wilhelm was there.

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Grossmont's Lupita Sandoval returns a shot during her singles win over Jessica Zarate of Cypress. Photo by Andy Wilhelm

GC women’s teams defend their top spots

Story by William Dudley; Video by Taylor Harris

William Dudley

GROSSMONT COLLEGE—The women’s tennis and softball teams both scored lopsided wins at home Thursday, March 3,   leaving the teams on the top of the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference standings.

Coach Megan Haber (tennis) and Rick Trestrail (softball) offered similar assessments of their teams: Fun, hard-working, but too soon in the season to tell how good they really are.

Rooted on by a loud cheering section (the Grossmont men’s tennis team had no scheduled match that day), the women’s tennis team swept Cuyamaca College, conceding a measly nine games out of 114 played. Sharon Reibstein, Jazmin Ortiz, Alexis Ronney, Taryn Andrews, Margaux Lawton, and Jami Thomas all won their singles matches in straight sets, with Ortiz and Thomas scoring 6-0 6-0 wins. The doubles teams of Reibstein/Ortiz, Ronney/Lawton, and Andrews/Thomas prevailed over their opponents in single pro sets 8-0, 8-2, and 8-1 respectively.

The match left Grossmont with a 6-0 record. Haber, a member of Grossmont’s 1988 state championship squad, expressed excitement about her team’s prospects, but noted that in the world of community college tennis, “you don’t know what other teams have” until you play them.

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Looking back on Fall 2010 with Stephen Harvey

GROSSMONT COLLEGE – The campus is photographer Stephen Harvey’s beat, and though his appointment book is always full, he never knows what the  day will bring as he patrols the campus with his ever-ready camera.

The GC Summit recently requested Harvey to share some of the photos he had taken over the Fall 2010 semester, so that we, in turn, could share them with you.

Here are a dozen from Stephen Harvey’s files.  Enjoy!

Campus artists

Culinary Arts students

Women's Volleyball players

Evening at Health and Science complex

Poet Ilya Kaminsky, guest lecturer

Modern Dance

Women's Water Polo teammates

Men's Water Polo

2010 Football team portrait

Women's Tennis jump

Banned books discussion