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ABOVE: Analisa Manzo's (No. 11)
header of a corner kick gave Palomar its second goal
of the game in a 4-0 victory over visiting Imperial
Valley on Friday at Minkoff Field. BELOW:
The Comets. also got their fourth goal off a corner
kick, by Ciara Gutierrez. -- Photo by Hugh Cox
Palomar finally puts it
together in shutout win
Coach Hector Hernandez'
Palomar women's soccer team made up for a great deal
of frustration on Friday at Minkoff Field as the
Comets played their best game of the year to deal
visiting Imperial Valley a 4-0 Pacific Coast
Athletic Conference cross-over loss.
The result didn't get Palomar a long-awaited
Northern Division victory -- cross-over games count
the same as non-confernce games in the PCAC's new
But that didn't matter to the Comets, who celebrated
as they scored all four of their goals between the
26th and 41st minute as the team at last played its
The Palomar goals were scored by Kaitlyn Croan,
Analisa Manzo on a spectacular header, Denisse Ponce
and Ciara Gutierrez.
Courtney Wilcox contributed two assists and Ponce
had one assist.
Comets drop 3 more as foes keep
SAN JACINTO (10-29-2013) / RANCHO
SAN DIEGO (11-1-2013) / SAN MARCOS
Palomar dropped three more women's
soccer games, despite 27 more saves
by a very busy goalkeeper Jill
Last Tuesday, The Comets lost 5-0 on
the road to Mt. San Jacinto in a
Pacific Coast Athletic Conference
Northern Division game. Mullen had
On Friday, they dropped a tough one
2-1 in a PCAC cross-division
match-up at Cuyamaca despite 15
saves by Mullen.
Carmen Hernandez scored the Comets'
goal on an assist by Denisse Ponce.
Then, on Monday, visiting rival
MiraCosta defeated Palomar 6-0 in
another Northern Division game at
Minkoff Field. Mullen recorded seven
Angela Hix scored the first
three goals of the game for the
Spartans and the Comets never
Julie Molina gets off a shot on goal
in Palomar's home game vs. San Diego
Mesa on Tuesday at Minkoff Field.
The Olympians scored a goal in the
first half and went on to beat the
Comets 1-0. -- Photo by Hugh Cox
Palomar loses two; Mullen has 10 and
(10-18-2013) / (10-22-2013) --
Palomar got two more productive
efforts from goalkeeper Jill Mullen
on Friday and Tuesday at home at
Minkoff Field. But they went for
naught as the Comets dropped
back-to-back Pacific Coast Athletic
On Friday, Mt. San Jacinto downed
the Comets 2-0 in a PCAC Northern
Division game. On Tuesday, San Diego
Mesa won a cross-division match-up
Mullen had 10 saves against the
Eagles and 12 saves vs. the
Three-game unbeaten streak goes by
(10-04-2013, 10-08-2013) / OCEANSIDE
(10-11-2013) / SAN DIEGO (10-15-2013) --
After a three-game run which saw
Palomar win twice and tie once, the
Comets have run into a four-game
The Comets have dropped four
straight shutouts despite 37 saves
by goalkeeper Jill Mullen, 15 of the
saves coming on Tuesday in a 7-0
loss at Pacific Coast Athletic
Conference Northern Division leader
San Diego Miramar.
The other losses in the streak have
come at the hands of Northern
Division opponent Grossmont 1-0 on
Oct. 4, 1-0 to cross-division
opponent Southwestern on Oct. 8, and
3-0 to Northern Division opponent
MiraCosta last Friday.
The Comets find themselves 2-8-2
overall, 0-3 in the PCAC North.
PC loses lead but salvages tie vs.
Palomar took the lead in the 62nd
minute on a goal by Carmen
Hernandez, breaking a scoreless
deadlock, but visiting San Diego
City College scored in the final
minute to secure a 1-1 tie on
Tuesday at Minkoff Field.
The Comets are 2-4-2
overall going into a home game with
Grossmont on Friday at 1 p.m. The
Knights are 2-5-2 on the sesason).
Courtney Wilcox assisted Hernandez
on her goal. Jill Mullen had five
saves in goal.
Palomar tops IVC for second victory in row
After a disappointing 0-4-1 start to
the season, the Palomar women's
soccer team continues to show
definite signs of life.
After a 2-0 road victory over
Imperial Valley on Friday afternoon,
coach Hector Hernandez' Comets have
now won twice in three days this
week and are 2-4-1 on the season.
Analisa Manzo gave Palomar a 1-0
lead at halftime when she scored a
goal off an assist from Julie
Then Molina scored off Manzo's
assist to make it 2-0 in the second
Jill Mullen recorded the shutout in
Comets down Tartars 3-1 for first
win of year
Palomar went on the road to play El
Camino Compton Center on Tuesday and
picked up its first win of the
season, turning back the Tartars
Carmen Hernandez scored two goals to
lead the Comets. Julie Molina
tallied the other Palomar goal.
Courtney Wilcox and Viviana Meza
Palomar falls short on road vs.
Southwestern handed Palomar a 5-0
loss on Tuesday afternoon.
Goalkeeper Jill Mullen had six saves
for the Comets.
The Jaguars led at halftime 3-0.
Ponce splits Santa Ana's defenders
as she scores for the Palomar
women's team on Friday at Minkloff
Field. -- Photo by
Dons overcome Mullen's 12
saves, top Comets
SAN MARCOS (9-13-2013) --
dropped a 3-1
non-conference decision to visiting
Santa Ana on Friday at Minkoff Field
despite a big game by goalkeeper
Mullen recorded 12 saves for the
Denisse Ponce scored the Palomar
goal in the 80th minute. The teams
were scoreless at halftime.
Mullen records 7 saves but
PC falls in 2nd half
tied with Irvine Valley at halftime,
dropped a 2-0 non-conference
decision in women's soccer on
Tuesday on the Lasers' field.
Jill Mullen had seven saves for the
Comets (0-2-1) in goal.
Corona (No. 8) and Denisse Ponce
(No. 13) use their heads in Friday's
game with College of the Desert at
Minkoff Field. Ponce assisted on the
Comets' goal (scored by Ashley
Meier) in a 1-1 tie. -- Photos by
Palomar fit to be tied vs. College of the Desert
SAN MARCOS (9-06-2013) --
battled to a 1-1 tie with College of the
Desert in a non-conference
match-up at Minkoff Field on Friday.
Ashley Meier scored the Comets' goal
off a Denisse Ponce assist.
Denisse Ponce advances the ball down
the field in Palomar's season opener
against Saddleback at Minkoff Field
on Tuesday. The Comets scored
seconds later as Ponce assisted on
Carmen Hernandez' goal in the 34th
minute. -- Photo by Hugh Cox
Comets open with 3-2 hearbreaker vs. Gauchos
SAN MARCOS (9-03-2013) --
Coach Hector Hernandez' Palomar team
dropped a 3-2 hearbreaker to
visiting Saddleback in
non-conference action on Tuesday at
Minkoff Field in its 2013 season
Ciara Gutierrez scored the Comets'
first goal of the season unassisted
in the first half and, at the
34-minute mark later in the half
Carmen Hernandez tacked on the
second Palomar goal off Denisse
Alex Burnett heads the ball in Friday's 1-0 win over Highway 78
rival MiraCosta. -- Photo by Hugh Cox
Palomar downs MiraCosta to end the season
Palomar closed out its women's soccer season in just
about the best way possible on Friday afternoon.
The Comets defeated Pacific Coast Athletic Associoation
and North County rival MiraCosta 1-0 at Minkoff Field.
Bree Ciaccio scored the only goal of the game.