Wolverine Week in Review — February 11, 2020

Wolverine Week in Review — February 11, 2020


Women's Basketball takes down defending state champions Diablo Valley, Baseball extends win streak to 7 and Women's Tennis dominates at the Modesto Tournament. In addition, the Wolverine Athletic Association inducted 8 new members to the Sierra College Athletic Hall of Fame, including the 2008 State Champion Baseball team.


Last week, Baseball extended their win streak to 7, with a 5-4 victory over Solano College on Friday, February 7. That was Sierra's second victory over Solano in as many days, having defeated the Falcons 9-3 last Thursday. Sierra is now 7-2 overall and will play an away game at Butte on Tuesday, February 11 before hosting Laney and De Anza next Thursday (Feb. 13) and Saturday (Feb. 15) respectively.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball hosted Diablo Valley last Friday, giving the Big 8 conference leaders a run for their money before falling to the Vikings 81-70. Sierra men's basketball will head to Santa Rosa this Tuesday (Feb. 11) before hosting Sacramento City on Thursday, February 13 at 5:30pm.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball also faced Diablo Valley last week, and after finding themselves behind 40-37 at halftime, battled back to knock off the defending women's basketball state champions 84-76 and handing DVC just their 4th loss of the season. The Women's team will play two away games against Santa Rosa and Folsom Lake before hosting American River College in their final home game of regular season play on Friday, February 21 at 7:30pm.


Softball hosted Feather River and San Mateo last Saturday, run-ruling Feather River 10-2 in five innings before falling to the Bulldogs of San Mateo 10-7. Marina DeLucchi went 2-for-3 with a homer, a double and three RBIs, Natalie Nash went 2-for-4 with three RBIs and Kaylee Winn was 3-for-4 with a double, two runs scored and an RBI.

Sierra next hosts West Valley College on Tuesday, February 11 at 2:00pm in Rocklin.

Women's Tennis

Women's Tennis headed to Modesto for the Modesto tournament last weekend, walking away with an overwhelming 23 out of 25 matches won. The Wolverines were overall team champs, winning 10 championship matches.

Hall of Fame

On Saturday evening, the Wolverine Athletic Association inducted 8 new members to the Sierra College Athletic Hall of Fame. The first induction since the 2013 class, 7 new names were added, as well as the 2008 State Champion Baseball team. Those new members are prolific former student-athletes, coaches, administrators and support staff who have made an indelible impact on Sierra College Athletics and our Wolverine Family.


Matt Folsom

• Founding member of WAA in 2003

• WAA Vice President 2003-2017

• Beloved Voice/Announcer of all athletic teams

• Led Sierra's Sports Information efforts for over 15 years


Jerry Angove

• Established SF 49ers training camp 1981-1997

• Obtained funding for the Swimming Pool Complex

• Longtime supporter of Sierra College Athletics

• CCC Athletic Association Hall of Fame 1993


Steve Hall

• Star Football, Basketball and Baseball 1972-1974

• All Conference Football and Team Captain 1973

• Team Captain Basketball 1973-1974

• All League Baseball 1973-1974

• Sierra College Male Athlete of the Year 1973-74


Dan Navarro

• Star Track and Cross Country 1978-1979

• School records in 800 and 1,500 meters

• Cross Country Team Championship

• Recognized as One of the Best Runners in Sierra College history


Greg Hitchcock

• Star Track and Cross Country 1978-1979

• State Champion 5,000 and 10,000 meters

• Cross Country Team Championship

• Recognized as One of the Best Runners in Sierra College history


Kelly Jeanine Chappell Hunkins

• Star Volleyball, Basketball, Swimming and Softball Athlete

• Basketball Team Captain and First Team All League 1983-1984

• Played in the Softball State Tournament 1982- 1983

• Assistant Women's Basketball Coach 1984-1985


Rex Chappell

• Student Athlete Football 1959-1961

• Team Captain and MVP 1961

• First Team All League 1961

• First Football League Championship at Sierra College 1961

• Sierra College Head Football Coach 1979-1999

• Two Time League Champion 1980 and 1990

• Conference Coach of the Year 1990


2008 State Champion Baseball Team:

• Alex Anicich

• Justin Buban

• Jeremy Cole

• Josh Crockett

• Chris Cottingham

• Brandon Deleo

• Tyler Dewitt

• Derek Eid

• Brian Garber

• Jesse Garcia

• Tyler Graham

• Mitch Holscher

• Keith Jennette

• Chris Johnson

• Taylor Kirkman

• Ryan Knox

• Logan Lotti

• Justin Mezzanares

• Seth Miller

• Jesse Olson

• Cameron Ray

• Kyle Richardson

• Kyle Saukko

• Ben Schwefel

• Ryan Stevens

• Dustin Stoddard

• Scott Tully

• Sky Valenzuela

• Lorenzo White

• McKenzie White

• Brian Wright


Coaching Staff:

• Rob Willson, Head Coach

• Ryan Evangelho

• Josh Morton

• Loren Moneypenny

• Dean Diebel

• Travis Garrison

• Tom Nilles

Home Schedule for This Week:

* For a complete list of contests (including away events) visit the Sierra Athletics Schedule here: http://athletics.sierracollege.edu/composite

SOFTBALL vs West Valley – Tuesday, February 11 @ 2:00pm
BASEBALL vs Laney – Thursday, February 13 @ 2:00pm
MEN'S BASKETBALL – Thursday, February 13 @ 5:30pm
BASEBALL – Saturday, February 15 @ 1:00pm
BASEBALL – Monday, February 17 @ 1:00pm