2016 Season ...
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
The Jets won the game by a 4-0
MSJ overcomes Rosillo's 13 saves to win 3-0
(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
(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
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
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
overcomes 2 Busby goals
(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
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 women's
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
(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
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
2015 Season ...
The Comets' Yuli Chamu (No. 17) fights MiraCosta's Rachel Hay
for the ball in Palomar's 1-0 victory at Minkoff Field on
Friday. Chamu left the game shortly after with a torn ACL. --
Photo by Hugh Cox. BELOW LEFT: Grace Busby, who
had the only goal of the day as the Comets defeated the rival
Spartans 1-0. BELOW RIGHT: Goalkeeper Valentina
Zito, who shut out MiraCosta with six saves in the final game of
her sophomore season
Busby, Zito lift Palomar over MiraCosta 1-0
-- If Friday the 13th really is bad
luck, Palomar's women's soccer team will never buy in.
Comets ended their 2015 season on a huge up note on Friday
afternoon, turning back rival MiraCosta 1-0 at Minkoff Field.
Busby scored the only goal of the day for Palomar, while
goalkeeper Valentina Zito shut out the Spartans while recording
six saves in the final game of her sophomore season.
victory avenged an earlier loss to MiraCosta for the Comets, who
will have bragging rights to take into the off-season.
second game of a doubleheader, Palomar's men's team also
defeated MiraCosta, with its win coming by a 2-1 score.