2015-16 News

  • Softball: Jolene Ruiz Inks with Mayville State (ND)
    June 30, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- College of the Desert softball sophomore Jolene Ruiz (Indio, CA) has signed to continue her softball and academic careers at NAIA-member, Mayville State, located in Mayville, North Dakota.
  • Softball: Garrett Estrin Named Head Coach
    June 09, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- College of the Desert Athletics has officially named Garrett Estrin as the new head coach for the school's softball program. Estrin will be taking over a team that finished its 2016 season with an 8-25-1 overall record.
  • Softball: Brianna Alcorn, Kalen Gopperton Receive Foothill All-Conference Honors
    April 29, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- College of the Desert softball sophomores Brianna Alcorn (Indio HS) and Kalen Gopperton (Cajon HS) have recently been named to All-Conference Teams in the Foothill Conference. Alcorn received First-Team honors, while Gopperton was named to the Second-Team.
  • Softball Wraps Up Season with Two Big Wins Over Victor Valley
    April 22, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- College of the Desert softball (8-25-1, 4-11) ended its 2016 season on a high note, as they picked up a pair of Foothill Conference wins in defeating Victor Valley, 12-4 and 15-1, last Friday afternoon in Palm Desert.
  • Softball Comes Up Short in 3-1 Loss to Foothill-Leading Chaffey
    April 13, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- College of the Desert softball (6-22-1, 2-8) nearly missed upsetting the Foothill Conference leader, as they fell 3-1 to visiting Chaffey (24-1-1, 9-1) yesterday afternoon in Palm Desert.
  • Softball Drops Pair of Foothill Matchups at San Bernardino
    April 12, 2016
    SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. -- College of the Desert softball (6-21-1, 2-7) fell 3-2 and 10-2 in a double-header matchup with Foothill Conference foe, San Bernardino (12-21, 7-4), yesterday afternoon in San Bernardino.
  • Softball Drops Foothill Matchup to Visiting San Bernardino, 4-2
    March 30, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- College of the Desert softball (6-19-1, 2-5) fell 4-2 in their Foothill Conference matchup against visiting San Bernardino (10-20, 5-4) yesterday afternoon in Palm Desert.
  • Softball: Bree Luna Named Interim Head Coach
    March 18, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- Assistant coach Bree Luna has been named the interim head coach of College of the Desert softball following the resignation of Jen Banford. Ken Mason and Ric Fochtman will be joining Luna on the Lady Roadrunners' staff.
  • Softball Earns Second Consecutive Win in Defeating Barstow, 7-6
    March 09, 2016
    BARSTOW Calif. -- College of the Desert softball (6-12-1, 2-0) scored five runs in the game's final three innings on their way to a 7-6 (8 innings) Foothill Conference win against Barstow (5-16, 1-1) yesterday afternoon in Barstow.
  • Softball Cruises to Conference Win Over Victor Valley
    March 02, 2016
    VICTORVILLE, Calif. -- College of the Desert softball (5-12-1, 1-0) smashed eight hits in a 12-2 (5 inn.) Foothill Conference win over Victor Valley (1-17, 0-3) yesterday afternoon in Victorville.
  • Softball Picks Up Pair of Home Wins
    February 20, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- College of the Desert softball (4-10-1) scored two home wins as they defeated Golden West, 4-3 (2-7), and San Diego, 6-4 (7-7), Saturday afternoon in Palm Desert.
  • Softball Drops Home Contest to Santa Ana 10-0
    February 19, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- College of the Desert softball (2-10-1) fell 10-0 (6 innings) against visiting Santa Ana (5-7) Friday afternoon in Palm Desert.
  • Softball Falls 10-2 Against Imperial Valley
    February 03, 2016
    IMPERIAL, Calif. -- College of the Desert (0-2) softball fell 10-2 to Imperial Valley in their second game of the early season yesterday afternoon in Imperial.
  • Softball Opens Season With 7-2 Setback Against Imperial Valley
    January 28, 2016
    PALM DESERT, Calif. -- Sophomore outfielder Brianna Alcorn (Indio HS) hit an inside-the-park home run in the second inning, but it wasn't enough as College of the Desert (0-1) softball fell 7-2 to visiting Imperial Valley (1-0) on Wednesday afternoon in Palm Desert.
  • 15 From 15: 04/15 Softball Clinches Fourth Straight Foothill Crown
    January 07, 2016
    On April 15, 2015 the College of the Desert softball team clinched a share of the Foothill Conference championship when they defeated visiting Chaffey, 9-0 (5 inn.).
  • Jen Banford Named New Head Softball Coach
    August 25, 2015
    PALM DESERT, Calif. - College of the Desert knows what it takes to succeed when it comes to softball--the program has won four straight Foothill Conference crowns-- and will look to take the next step forward as the school has named former University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) head coach Jen Banford as the team's new leader.