2014 Season ...
Emilee Foltz scores Palomar's second goal of the day vs.
Grossmont on Wednesday at Wallace Memorial Pool. DIRECTLY
ABOVE: Freshman goalie Jorden
Bowe-McLeod makes a one of her eight saves in a 14-8 loss to the
Griffins. -- Photos by Hugh Cox. BELOW:
Kelly Harris, the
Comets' only multiple-goal scorer in the game, with two
falls short vs. defending champs
MARCOS (9-17-2014) --
Palomar scored five
fourth-quarter goals against defending Pacific Coast Athletic
Confeence women's water polo champion Grossmont College on
Wednesday at Wallace Memorial Pool. But it was too little and
way too late as the Griffins won a PCAC game14-8.
Kelly Harris scored two goals to lead
Palomar (3-4, 1-2 in conference). Kendyl Mundt, Gabby White,
Lucy Gates, Lauren Wimsatt, Emilee Foltz and Andrea Fairbanks
each added a goal.
Emily Seitz led the Griffins by scoring
Goalie Jorden Bowe-McLeod had eight
saves for the Comets.
Palomar had gone 2-2 in the Saddleback
Tournament over the weekend. The Comets lost Friday to
Saddleback 11-7 and Fullerton 17-5. They came back on Saturday
to defeat Rio Hondo 15-8 and Southwestern 12-5.
View, download Hugh Cox's photos
TOP PHOTO: Goalie
Jorden Bowe-McLeod makes a save on Wednesday in Palomar's 16-5
women's water polo victory over visiting Southwestern.
SECOND FROM TOP: Kelly Harris puts the Comets in double
figures in the second quarter by scoring this goal over the
Jaguars' Rory Broyles. -- Photos by Hugh Cox
Comets start fast vs.
Southwestern, win big
SAN MARCOS (9-10-2014) --
Jumping out to a 7-2 advantage after one quarter and
sitting on an 11-4 lead at the half, Palomar's women's squad got
a women's/men's water polo doubleheader off on the right foot on
Wednesday, easily defeating Pacific Coast Athletic Conference
opponent Southwestern 16-5.
Harris led Palomar with four goals. Lauren Wimsatt had three
The Comets are 1-1 overall and are also
1-1 in the PCAC.
PC drops opener; Harris scored 2 of
SAN DIEGO (9-03-2014)
Palomar dropped its season and Pacific Coast
Athletic Conference women's water polo opener at
San Diego Mesa 8-3 on Wednesday.
Kelly Harris scored two of the Comets'
goals, both in the fourth quarter after the Olympians led 6-1 at
the end of three periods. Bella Corpora tallied the other
Palomar goal in the first quarter.
Savanna Phillips scored four of Mesa's
Palomar aquatics coach Jem McAdams
has been named head coach of the
Comets for the 2014 season. Gubba
Sheehy, who guided the Comets to a
17-9 regular-season record last
season, is recovering from surgery.
McAdams is shown during the 2012
women's swimming & diving season,
when he coached Palomar to second in
the state meet behind champion Santa
McAdams will coach Comets during 2014
McAdams, Palomar's longtime aquatics coach, will be the Comets'
head women's water polo coach in the 2014 season.
Former U.S. Olympic Team member Gubba
Sheehy, who guided the Comets to a 16-8 regular-season record
and 17-10 overall mark last season, is sidelined as she recovers
Palomar lost to Grossmont in the
Pacific Coast Athletic Conference championship game a year ago.
Los Angeles Pierce eliminated the Comets from the Southern
Palomar's season opener will be Sept. 3
when the Comets visit San Diego Mesa in a PCAC game at 2 p.m.
The Comets' season opener will be Sept. 10 at Wallace Memorial
Pool against Southwestern, also at 2 p.m.