2016 Season ...
Busby's hat trick lifts Comets to 3-2 win
SAN MARCOS (11-11-2016) -- Grace Busby
closed out a brilliant two-year career for
Palomar's women's soccer team on Friday,
scoring all three of her team's goals in a
3-2 Pacific Coast Athletic Conference North
Division victory over College of the Desert
at Minkoff Field.
Busby finished with 20 goals for the 2017
season and 33 goals in two seasons as a
Goalkeeper Odalis Sanchez contributed five
saves in the Palomar win.
Nationally fifth-ranked Wolverines win 7-0
SAN BERNARDINO (11-08-2016) --
San Bernardino Valley College, ranked No. 5
in the country by the National Soccer
Coaches Association of America, handed
visiting Palomar a 7-0 women's soccer loss
on Tuesday afternoon.
The Wolverines are 16-1-3 on the season and
8-0-3 in Pacific Coast Athletic Association
North Division play.
Odalis Sanchez had three saves in goal for
the Comets. Kaelyn Sehreck led San
Bernardino Valley with two goals and an
Palomar will conclude the season on Friday
at 1 p.m. at Minkoff Field when the Comets
host College of the Desert.
Busby scores 4 goals as Comets roll 7-1
SAN MARCOS (10-11-2016) -- Grace Busby broke loose for
four goals on Tuesday as the Palomar women's
soccer team routed visiting Cuyamaca 7-1 at Minkoff Field.
Busby's performance gives her six goals in her last two games.
Rachel Carillo and Erin McNutt also scored goals for coach Hector Hernandez's
Palomar squad. An own goal by Cuyamaca rounded out the Comets' scoring.
The Comets led 3-1 at the half on two goals by Busby and the Coyotes' own goal
on the way to their first Pacific Coast Athletic Conference North Division win of
Palomar's Grace Busby (No. 22) is triple-teamed by Southwestern on
Friday.Three Jaguars marked Busby all afternoon in a 3-2 win over the Comets at
Southwestern's DeVore Stadium. Busby still scored both of the Comets' goals.
-- Photo by Russell Scoffin, Southwestern College
Busby scores 2 goals but Jaguars edge PC
CHULA VISTA (10-07-2016) -- Southwestern's women's soccer team triple-teamed Palomar's
Grace Busby in the team's Pacific Coast Athletic Conference cross-division game on
Friday at Southwestern's DeVore Stadium.
That didn't prevent Busby from scoring two goals, both off assists from Adriana
Gutierrez. But it did help lift the Jaguars to a 3-2 victory. The only consolation
for the Comets was that cross-division games don't county in the conference standings.
Palomar will be back in action on Tuesday back home at Minkoff Field when the Comets
host Cuyamaca in another cross-division game at 3:15 p.m.
Wolverines, Roadrunners blank Comets
SAN MARCOS(9-30-2016) / PALM DESERT (10-4-2015 -- Visiting San Bernardino
Valley (9-1 overall, 5-0 in the PCAC North) handed Palomar a 5-0 women's
soccer loss on Friday at Minkoff Field.
Then, on Tuesday, College of the Desert defeated the Comets 2-0 in another North
Division matchup at Palm Desert.
For the Comets, Brittney Rosillo and Odalis Sanchez combined for 12 saves against San Bernardino.
Rosillo played the first half in the net and had five saves. Sanchez totaled seven saves in the
Rosillo gets 7 saves but Jets down PC
SAN DIEGO -- (9-27-2016) Palomar goalkeeper Brittney Rosillo, peppered with 25 shots on goal
lauched by a relentless San Diego Miramar side, recorded seven saves in the teams'
PCAC North Division game on Tuesday at Hourglass Park.
The Jets won the game by a 4-0 score.
MSJ overcomes Rosillo's 13 saves to win 3-0
SAN MARCOS (9-23-2016) -- Palomar dropped a 3-0 PCAC North women's soccer decision to Mt. San
Jacinto on Friday at Minkoff Field.
Goalkeeper Brittney Rosillo contributed 13 saves for the Comets.
Spartans avenge 2015 loss to the Comets
OCEANSIDE (9-20-2016) -- Rival MiraCosta College avenged a 1-0 loss to Palomar in the final game
of the 2015 women's soccer season, handing the visiting Comets a 6-2 loss on Tuesday afternoon in
a Pacific Coast Athletic Conference North Division opener.
For Palomar, Lindsay Pelchat (left), a freshman from Poway High School, contributed a
goal and an assist. Grace Busby scored the Comets' other goal, and Erin McNutt added an assist.
Odalis Sanchez had five saves in goal.
Valerie Mathys scored two goals for the Spartans, who won for the first time this
season. Both teams are now 1-1.
Palomar's Grace Busby (No. 22) scores one of her three goals in Friday's 4-1 victory
over Southwestern. -- Photo by Hugh Cox
Busby's hat trick helps ignite 4-1 PC victory
SAN MARCOS (9-16-2016)
Grace Busby's hat trick sparked Palomar of the Pacific Coast Athletic Conference
Northern Division to a 4-1 non-conference women's soccer victory over Southwestern
from the Southern Division on Friday afternoon at Minkoff Field. She scored the
first three goals of the game, the first on a penalty kick.
Adrianna Gutierrez had the other goal for the Comets. Lindsay Pelchat, Gutierrez and
Brittney Rosillo contributed assists.
Grace Busby scores the first of her two goals against Golden West in the 63rd
minute to get the Comets on the scoreboard on Friday at Minkoff Field.
-- Photo by Hugh Cox
Golden West overcomes 2 Busby goals
SAN MARCOS (9-09-2016) -- Palomar's Grace Busby remained hot offensively on Friday at
Minkoff Field, scoring two more goals, but it wasn't enough as the Comets dropped a
4-3 non-conference decision to Golden West.
The Comets trailed 3-0 when Busby put in two goals in the second half. Palomar's
Adrianna Gutierrez tied the game at 3-3 before the Rustlers tallied the final goal
of the day in the 81st minute to take home the victory. Palomar missed what
would have been the tying goal from close range with five secoinds left in the game.
One of Golden West's goals came on an own goal by the Comets.
The Comets peppered Golden West's defense with shots on goal all afternoon. The
Rustlers played short during part of the game as a result of injuries.
Santa Ana goes to 4-0 with victory over PC
SANTA ANA (9-06-2016) -- Santa Ana College scored two goals in a 3-minute
span in the second half on Tuesday to turn back visiting Palomar 2-1 in non-conference
The Comets (0-2) led 1-0 at halftime on an own goal by the Dons in the 21st minute.
Santa Ana (4-0) tied the game in the 74th minute and won it in the 77th minute.
Busby scores 2 goals but Comets defeated
FULLERTON (9-02-2016) -- Palomar's Grace Busby (left) picked up whre she left
off last season, when she was an All-Pacific Coast Athletic Conference selection,
scoring two goals in the Comets' season opener at Fullerton on Friday.
But the Hornets won the nonconference game 5-2.
Lindsay Pelchat and Adriana Gutierrez dished off assusts for the Comets. Odalis Sanchez had
three assists in goal.
Palomar was originally supposed to open the season at home against Norco on Aug. 26, but
the game was cancelled when the Mustangs didn't show due to a schedule mix-up.