September 16, 2009 > Chabot football loses big, wrestling and soccer win
Chabot football loses big, wrestling and soccer win
By David J. Nicolas
Chabot College looked to stay strong in its second week of competition.
After an early season win against West Valley College of Saratoga on September 5, the football team was no match to a potent College of San Mateo offense and lost 49-20 on September 12. The undefeated Bulldogs collected 574 yards while Chabot had 225 yards. This was the Gladiators first loss of the season. They take on San Jose City College on Saturday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in Hayward.
The men's soccer team ran away with a 2-2 tie against College of Marin on September 9 at Alden E. Oliver Sport Park in Hayward. The men retained their momentum and edged out College of Redwood 4-3 on September 11. The team takes on Contra Costa College on Friday, Sept. 18, at 4 p.m. in Hayward.
The women's soccer team was on the road and lost 3-2 to Pittsburg's Los Medanos College on September 8. Chabot's trouble followed them to Pleasanton as Los Positas College shut down the Gladiator offense 4-0. They played Monterey Peninsula College on Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m. (results not available for press). Last Friday's shutout marked the lady Gladiators' third consecutive loss.
Chabot wrestling went did well in this week's competition at Chabot. The Gladiators took down Santa Rosa College 30-24 and tied against Shasta College of Redding 27-27. The team travels to Sacramento for the all-day Sacramento City tournament on Saturday, Sept. 19.
Women's volleyball took home a victory in a thrilling five-set match against Columbia College on September 9. On Friday, Sept. 11, at the Delta Tournament, Chabot lost in straight sets to the host school, 9; 13; and 21. In their second match on Friday, they took Yuba to the limit, but dropped the fifth and deciding set, 15-13.
On the second day of the Delta Tourney, Chabot won both its matches - straight sets vs. San Jose City (19; 21; 13) and in four against Solano (23-25; 21; 17; and 7).
"(It was a) long tournament," said Chabot volleyball Head Coach Amber Sammons. "But after battling back through a lot of chaos to make this weekend happen, we finished on a very strong note."