2009-2010 Women's Basketball Season Summary - Ohlone College Renegades Women's Basketball

2009-2010 Ohlone College Renedages Women's Basketball Team. #30 Jennifer Torrecillas #4 Amanda Encelan #22 Beatrice Conejero #20 Ganeaya Rogers #25 Crystal McLaughlin #24 Elisa Spain #3 Jeanelle Bonifacio #10 Jazmine Duenas #21 Krysta Lajander #2 Ashley Valenzuela #00 Jasmine Rubin Back row left to right: Janou Rubin, Jennifer Torrecillas, Ganeaya Rogers, Julia Allender, Crystal McLauglin, Elise Spain, Ron Rossi. Front: Amanda Encelan, Beatrice Conejero, Jeanelle Bonifacio, Jazmine Duenas, Krysta LaJander, Ashley Valenzuela, Jasmine Rubin. —Photo by Donald Jedlovec.

Team News

Valenzuela inks to Waldorf College

July 6, 2010 - The sophomore out of James Logan High School probably never thought this day would of came if asked 2 years ago but officially signed her letter of intent and will be playing for the Warriors of Waldorf College for the 2010-2011 season. Read more Valenzuela inks to Waldorf College (PDF).

Ohlone star Ganeaya Rogers signs with University of Idaho

April 29, 2010, Ohlone College Monitor - As the Ohlone women’s basketball team bids farewell to renowned sophomore guard Ganeaya Rogers, it does so with the knowledge that their loss will be another team’s tremendous gain. Read more Ohlone star signs with University of Idaho.

Idaho Vandals' Women's Basketball adds aggressive guard Ganeaya Rogers

April 28, 2010, University of Idaho Athletics, Idaho Vandals - The University of Idaho women's basketball team has strengthened its recruiting class for the 2010-11 season with the addition of 5-foot-8 guard Ganeaya Rogers, head coach Jon Newlee announced Tuesday. Rogers is a junior college transfer from Ohlone Junior College. Read more University of Idaho adds Ganeaya Rogers.

Ladies hoops bids farewell to a great season

March 18, 2010, Ohlone College Monitor - The Ohlone women’s basketball team exceeded the expectations of many when they made it to the second round of the state championships, but Head Coach Julia Allender is by no means satisfied. “We stated it from the beginning,” Allender said. “We wanted a state championship. We wanted to get there.” Read more Ladies hoops bids farewell to a great season (PDF).

Ladies get second round exit against CCSF

March 11, 2010, Ohlone College Monitor - The Ohlone women’s basketball season ended Saturday night with a 63-74 loss to the No. 1 City College of San Francisco Rams in the second round of the California Community College Athletic Association playoffs. Read more Ladies get second round exit against CCSF (PDF).

Community college hoops recap

March 10, 2010, Tri-City Voice - Coast Conference North women's champions Ohlone had to come from behind for nearly the whole game against City College of San Francisco, but despite its valiant comeback - fighting back from a 16-point, second-half deficit - CCSF won the contest, 74-63.

After Ohlone tied the game in the second half, the Renegades ran out of gas, as the home team Rams went on 12-0 run. Ganeaya Rogers led Ohlone with 24 points; Crystal Mclaughlin scored 16; and Jasmine Rubin had 10 points.

Ohlone Women's Basketball lose 63-74 to CCSF

March 8, 2010 - The Ohlone's Women's Basketball team didn't fare as well as the Men's team in the Coast Conference Championship on Saturday, March 6. They remain the 2010 Coast Conference Northern California Champions but do not move on to this year's State Championship. Congratulations to our Women's Basketball team for an exciting season!

Lady Renegades make it past Contra Costa in first round

March 4, 2010, Ohlone College Monitor - Ganeaya Rogers flipped in the decisive go-ahead layup with 12 seconds remaining as the eighth-seed Ohlone Lady Renegades defeated the ninth-seed Contra Costa Comets 71-67 in last Friday’s first-round playoff game in Fremont. Read more Lady Renegades make it past Contra Costa in first round (PDF).

Ohlone and Chabot's hoop dreams continue

March 2, 2010, Tri-City Voice Sports - Both Ohlone College basketball teams advanced in their respective postseason tournaments, the men's team beating Shasta, 75-60, and the women defeating Contra Costa, 71-67. Read more Ohlone and Chabot's hoop dreams continue.

Basketball teams win Regional Semifinal games and move on to Regional Finals

March 1, 2010 - Congratulations to Ohlone's Women's and Men's Basketball teams! Each won their Regional Semifinal Playoff game and move on to the Regional Finals. The Regional Final games are played on Saturday, March 6. The Women's team (#8) plays at City College of San Francisco (#1) at 5:30pm; the Men's team (#1) plays Yuba (#8) at 7:00pm at Ohlone's Fremont campus.

Ohlone finishes league perfect

February 25, 2010, Ohlone College Monitor - The Ohlone Lady Renegades celebrated the careers of four sophomores Wednesday night with a win, a conference title, and a perfect season. The Lady Renegades defeated the De Anza Dons 55-37 on an emotional “Sophomore Night” at Ohlone. Read more Ohlone finishes league perfect (PDF).

Women's Basketball undefeated in Conference play; Regional Semifinal Playoffs on Friday

February 23, 2010 - The Lady Renegades (seeded #8) will be starting things off at home this Friday at 7:00pm in the Epler Gymnasium on Ohlone's Fremont campus.   They will be facing the #9 seed Contra Costa Comets (record of 19-9 overall).

As you may have heard, the Renegades were once again undefeated in Coast Conference North Division play, which signifies their first back to back undefeated season ever.  With that, they earned another Coast Conference Championship.

Some of the notables on the team are Jasmine Rubin and Ganeaya Rogers who were named Conference co-MVP's and both All State.  Crystal McLaughlin was also named All-Conference.  Ashley Valenzuela, Jayme Leftridge, and Elise Spain were honorable mentions.  The team is lead by Julia Allender, Conference Coach of the Year. 

Congratulations ladies and I am really looking forward to watching a great game this Friday.

Ticket prices will be as followed:

  • General Admission per game: $10
  • Special population: $5 (Student, faculty, staff with valid ID; Seniors over 60; Children under 12)

- Chris Warden, Ohlone College Director of Exercise Science, Athletics, and Community Education.

Renegades Receive Honors: Rogers and Rubin named to the All-State team

February 24, 2010 - It was clear from the first game of the 2009-2010 season that Ohlone College had, what seemed to be at the time, two of the top guards in the state of California. The maybe become a definite when both Ganeaya Rogers and Jasmine Rubin were not only named the co-MVP’s of the Coast Conference South Division but named to the California All-State team. Read more Renegades Receive Honors (PDF).

2009-2010 Ohlone College Renegades Undefeated Coast Conference Champions Once Again

February 23, 2010 - The Ohlone College Renegades Women’s Basketball team yet again finishes perfect in conference play for the second year in a row. While only returning two players from the 2009 coast conference championship season the Renegades knew they had a lot of work cut our for them since day one. Read more Renegades Undefeated Coast Conference Champions Once Again (PDF).

Ohlone women clinch basketball title

February 24, 2010, Tri-City Voice - Ohlone's women's team, who had clinched the CCN title two weeks ago, ended its regular season with a 55-37 win over De Anza, followed by a season-ending 70-61 loss (the Renegades' first in the CCN this year) to Foothill. Read more Ohlone women clinch basketball title.

Mission unable to handle Lady Renegades

February 18, 2010, Ohlone College Monitor - The Ohlone Lady Renegades earned their 25th consecutive con-ference win with a 75-57 victory over the Mission College Saints last Saturday night in Fremont. Read more Mission unable to handle Lady Renegades (PDF).

Ohlone basketball week-in-review

February 17, 2010, Tri-City Voice - Coach Julia Allender of the Ohlone College women's basketball team is not allowing any members of her squad to start feeling comfortable, even though the Renegades came into the Saturday, Feb. 13 home game against Mission College having already clinched the Coast Conference North championship. Read more Ohlone basketball week-in-review.

Ladies remain perfect in league play

February 11, 2010, Ohlone College Monitor - The Ohlone Lady Renegades maintained their perfect conference record on Friday, Feb. 5 with a 78-55 blowout win over the Monterey Peninsula College Lobos at home. Read more Ladies remain perfect in league play (PDF).

Ohlone basketball continues winning ways

February 10, 2010, Tri-City Voice - Ohlone's women's team seems to be engaged in a game of one-upsmanship with the men's team. Coach Julia Allender's Lady Renegades have rolled through the Coast North Conference. Ohlone's women's team seems to be engaged in a game of one-upsmanship with the men's team. Coach Julia Allender's Lady Renegades have rolled through the Coast North Conference. After its 63-31 spanking of Hartnell College on the road on Wednesday, Feb. 3, the Lady Renegades sit at 13-6, 8-0 in conference.

The Renegades have been led by the stellar guard play of Jasmine Rubin and Ganeaya Rogers, who are both considered among the top guards in California.

Lady Renegades undefeated in Conference play

February 4, 2010 - The Ohlone College Women's Basketball team is still on the fight for another undefeated Conference Championship season. After last night's win the Renegades move their conference record to 8-0 with a remaining 4 games left to play. Behind the play of tow of the top guards in the state, Jasmine Rubin and Ganeaya Rogers the Renegades are looking to complete this task for a second time and continue their great play into the playoffs.

Come support your Women's Basketball team as they play their next home game tomorrow, Friday, at 5:30pm as they take on Monterey Peninsula College. Admission Prices: $5 General Admission, $3 Students with student ID card, Children 12 and under Free.

Ohlone Basketball roundup

January 27, 2010, Tri-City Voice - The Ohlone women's team is on a roll of their own, with a 6-0 record in conference play and 12-6 overall. This week's victims were Mission College on Wednesday and De Anza on Friday. Read more Ohlone Basketball roundup.

Ohlone basketball report: Women's Basketball

January 20, 2010, Tri-City Voice - The [Ohlone College] women's basketball team improved to 4-0 in the conference with a mid-week win over Monterey Peninsula, 58-49, coupled with its 70-55 win over Cabrillo on Saturday, Jan. 16.

Ohlone basketball rundown: Women's Basketball

January 13, 2010, Tri-City Voice - Ohlone's Lady Renegades improved their conference record to 2-0 with a 71-52 win over Hartnell. Jasmine Rubin led the Renegades with 22 points on 9-12 shooting, which included 4-5 from the behind the arc. Ganeaya Rogers and Elise Spain each contributed 11 points.

Ohlone hoops report: Lady Renegades

January 6, 2010, Tri-City Voice - The Ohlone College women's basketball team came off a 10-day break over the holidays to finish in third place in the Mike Gervasoni Memorial Tournament. The tournament was an eight-team event which took place from Monday, Dec. 28, through Wednesday, Dec. 30, at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino. Read more Ohlone hoops report: Lady Renegades.

Ohlone women drop two at home tourney

December 23, 2009, Tri-City Voice - The Lady Renegades didn't have the same success as the men's side. While hosting their own four-team tournament, Ohlone dropped both contests - 68-64 to Irvine Valley on Friday, Dec. 18; and 74-72 to San Diego City on Saturday, Dec. 19. Read more Ohlone women drop two at home tourney.

Ohlone College Women's Basketball Tournament

December 14, 2009 - The First Annual Ohlone College Women's Basketball Winter Tournament is Friday and Saturday, December 18-19 - view the Tournament Bracket (PDF)

Small college notebook: Ohlone Renegade coach Julia Allender may be JC's renaissance woman

December 11, 2009, Contra Costa Times - If the Ohlone College women's basketball team looks fit to the finish, Renegades fans can probably thank the squad's new head coach. Julia Allender has a master's degree in human movement from Southern Utah University, where she excelled as a basketball guard after starring at San Jose City College and Santa Clara High. Read more Ohlone Renegade coach Julia Allender may be JC's renaissance woman.

Lady Renegades edge out Foothill in OT

December 3, 2009, Ohlone College Monitor - Beatrice Conejero hit a deep three-pointer with 20 seconds left in overtime to give the Ohlone Lady Renegades a 63-62 win over Foothill College last Tuesday night at home in a Coast Conference battle. The Lady Renegades came off a tough loss to Delta College the Thursday prior, and overcame many blown leads to come away with the victory. Ohlone is now 2-1 overall. Read more Lady Renegades edge out Foothill in OT (PDF).

Former Renegade Markiell Styles Living her Dream at the Next Level

December 2, 2009, Rebel Nation (UNLV) - Sophomore transfer Markiell Styles, on the other hand, was quicker to acknowledge that the process has been a bit overwhelming. Though the 6-3 center is averaging 8.5 points and 6.7 rebounds, she still is struggling to come to grips with all that has happened over the past few months. Read more Former Renegade Markiell Styles Living her Dream at the Next Level.

Ohlone sports recap: Women's Basketball

December 2, 2009, Tri-City Voice - As for the Lady Renegades, they entered their week of play with only one game on the schedule, looking to improve to 2-1 on the season. And when they hosted Foothill College on Tuesday, Nov. 24, they were able to do just that, as they squeaked out a 63-62 overtime victory. Read more Ohlone sports recap.

Renegades beat Foothill in Overtime

November 24, 2009 - The Ohlone College Renegades took Foothill, a State Championship contender last year, to overtime last night in a Coast Conference cross-over battle. The game went back and forth all night long with the Renegades ahead by one at the half. Read more Renegades beat Foothill in Overtime.

Ladies dominate Feather River in Allender’s debut

November 18, 2009, Ohlone College Monitor - The Ohlone Lady Renegades basketball team started the season with a bang on Saturday as they beat the Eagles of Feather River by the score of 78-59. Read more Ladies dominate Feather River in Allender’s debut (PDF).

Ohlone Women’s Basketball opens with home Victory 77-59

November 16, 2009 - Ohlone opened it’s season Saturday night against the Golden Eagles of Feather River and start their season 1-0 with the 77-59 win. Read more Ohlone Women’s Basketball opens with home Victory 77-59.

Women's hoops: New coach, same swagger

October 29, 2009, Ohlone College Monitor - The Ohlone Lady Renegades are looking to build off a solid ’08-’09 campaign as they head into a new basketball season. Last year’s team was the firstteam in school history to finishthe season undefeated in conference play, (12-0), and 19-9 overall. The Lady Renegades fell one game short of a heading to Fresno for the state championships. Read more Women's hoops: New coach, same swagger (PDF).

Sophomores Louise Valdez and Christina Dixon are Moving On 

August 26, 2009 - Christina Dixon signed her Letter of Intent to Cal State San Bernadino for the 2009-2010 season.  Chrisitna’s athleticism should fit her right in with the Coyotes next year and help them to a winning season.  The Coyotes compete in the California Collegiate Athletic Association. 

Louise Valdez plans on finishing her collegiate career at Cape Breton University which is located in Novia Scotia, Canada.  Louise became a starter for the Renegades last year helping to lead them to their undefeated season.  She looks forward to continuing her success with the Capers who are continual playoff contenders and one of the top programs in Canada.

Ohlone's outstanding players sign to four-year schools

June 17, 2009, Tri-City Voice - Ohlone women's basketball has one of the best team's in the state. The team swept through the competitive Coast Conference with an impressive 12-0 record and made it to the "Sweet 16" of the state basketball tournament. Many of the team's top players have signed with some of the nation's four year colleges and universities. Read more Ohlone's outstanding players sign to four-year schools.

Lady Eagles Add California Guard for 2009-2010 Season

Press release, June 16, 2009 - Coach Walsh and his staff are excited to announce the addition of Cassie Bates from Fremont, CA. Bates is a 5'8" point guard from Ohlone College and will have three years of eligibility remaining. Cassie helped guide the Women's Basketball team to a perfect 12-0 conference record and an overall 19-12 record. The Renegades lost in the "Sweet 16" of the California Junior College state playoffs. Read more Lady Eagles Add California Guard for 2009-2010 Season.

Sophomore Casceal Swaggard signs her Letter of Intent

June 4, 2009 - "Casceal Swaggard (nickname CC), has been one of the leading scorers and rebounders for Ohlone the past two seasons.  CC came to Ohlone from Oakland Tech High School in 2007 and made great improvements throughout her stay.  She came in being by far one of the most athletic players at her position throughout the state." Read more Sophomore Casceal Swaggard signs her Letter of Intent.

Freshman Center Signs to UNLV

May 27, 2009 - "After one year at Ohlone College, freshmen center, Markiell Styles signed her letter of intent, Wednesday May 20th, to continue her basketball career at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. UNLV competes in the Mountain West Conference along with the University of Utah, BYU, New Mexico,San Diego State, Air Force, Texas Christian, Colorado State and the University of Wyoming some of the better women’s programs on the west coast." Read more Freshman Center Signs to UNLV.

Ohlone finishes perfect in conference play

April 29, 2009 - "The Renegades of Ohlone College swept the Coast Conference finishing a perfect 12-0.  A lineup consisting of 5 sophomores and 6 freshmen jam-packed with speed and determination they would ensure this years Ohlone women’s basketball team was not going to go unnoticed, and this was proven through the entirety of the regular season." Read more Ohlone finishes perfect in conference play.

Ohlone College announces new Women's Basketball Head Coach for 2009-2010 Season

Press release, April 20, 2009 - 'Athletic Director Chris Warden announces new Women’s Head Basketball Coach for Ohlone College. Chris said today that three year assistant coach Julia Allender would be fulfilling the role of Head Coach for the 2009-2010 season. “There were a lot of qualified applicants, but Julia has the entire package that I was looking for to take this program to the next level” said Warden.' Read more Ohlone College announces new Women's Basketball Head Coach for 2009-2010 Season.

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