2015 Season ...
Palomar will kick off season schedule Sept. 1
MARCOS (7-09-2015) -- Coach Hector Hernandez' Palomar
women's soccer team will kick off the 2015 season on Tuesday,
Sept. 1 when the Comets travel to Irvine Valley for a 3 p.m.
Comets will begin Pacific Coast Athletic Conference Northern
Division play on Sept. 25 when they travel to Hourglass Field in
San Diego to face defending champion San Diego Miramar in a 7
21 games during the regular season.
Palomar went 9-9-2 last season. Goalkeeper Valentina Zito, a
freshman from Hackensack High School in Hackensack, New Jersey,
recorded seven shutouts on the year to lead the state..
2014 Season ...
Crone's hat trick wins season finale for PC
MARCOS (11-14-2014) -- Kiatlyn Crone's three-goal
outburst lifted the Palomar women's soccer team to a 5-3 Pacific
Coast Athletic Conference Northern Division victory over
Grossmont on Friday at Minkoff Field in its final game of the
Crone (left) scored in the eighth, 26th
and 33rd minutes to give the Comets a 3-1 lead they never
relinquished. The other Palmar goals were scored by Rachel Stahl
and Viviana Meza.
Valentina Zito had three saves in the
Palomar finished the season at .500
overall with a 9-9-2 record. The Comets were 2-6 in the Northern
Manzo scores 2 goals and PC blanks IVC 7-0
MARCOS (11-11-2014) --
The Palomar women's
soccer team rolled to a 7-0 Pacific Coast Athletic Conference
cross-division victory over a short-handed Imperial Valley side
on Tuesday at Minkoff Field as Analisa Manzo (left) scored goals
in the 16th and 74th minutes.
Magadan had a goal and an assist for the Comets. Renee Old
scored the games' first goal in the 16th minute, and Denisse
Ponce, Alexis Tietjen and Justine Miranda also tallied goals.
Valantna Zito recorded her seventh
shutout of the season in goal, playing the entire 90 minutes,
but IVC never advanced the ball past midfield and Zito had no
Palomar (8-9-2) can finish the season
with a .500 overall record in the Comets win their last game on
Friday at 1 p.m. at Minkoff Field against Grossmont in a PCAC
Northern Division match-up.
Zito gets 6th shutout; Comets beat Coyotes
MARCOS (11-04-2014) -- Goalkeeper Valentina Zito
recorded her sixth shutout of the season on Tuesday as the
Palomar women's soccer team snapped a six-game losing streak
with a 2-0 victory over Cuyamaca at Minkoff Field.
Zito, the state saves leader, added
seven more to her total.
Kaitlyn Crone (left) scored the Comets'
first goal off Renee Old's assist. Rachel Stahl (right) tallied
the second goal off Analisa Manzo's assist.
Palomar is 7-8-2 on the season. The
cross-division game does not count in the Pacific Coast Athletic
Conference standings, as the Comets play in the Northern
Division and the Coyotes are members of the Southern Division.
State leader Zito selected as Athlete of Week
DIEGO (11-03-2004) -- Palomar's Valentina Zito, the
Comets' freshman goalkeeper from Hackensack High School in New
Jersey, has been honored as Pacific Coast Athletic Conference
Women's Athlete of the Week.
Zito leads the state in saves with 153,
13 saves ahead of No. 2 Graciela Frias from Norco.
Last week, Zito recorded six saves
against San Diego Mesa and 13 saves in a loss to Mt. San Jacinto
as her team was shut out twice. She recorded five shutouts
earlier in the season before the Comets went into a tailspin and
dropped under .500, due largely to a lack of scoring punch.