Women's Basketball News -- 2016-17

  • Pirates nearly pull off playoff upset in 80-77 loss to Comets
    February 24, 2017
    ESCONDIDO -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team nearly pulled off an upset for the ages on Friday night, but in the end, the heavily-favored Palomar College Comets found just enough to send the Pirates home with an 80-77 loss in the second round of the Southern California Regional playoffs.
  • Pirates prepare for familiar foe in playoff opener
    February 22, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball will hope that the fourth time is the charm as the Pirates travel to Escondido to take on Palomar College in the opening round of the Southern California Regional playoffs. Tip-off is set for Friday night at 7 p.m.
  • Three Pirates earn All-Orange Empire Conference selections
    February 22, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- A trio of Orange Coast College women's basketball standouts were selected on this year's All-Orange Empire Conference team, as voted on by the conference's head coaches this past weekend.
  • Tough fourth quarter dooms Pirates in loss to Santa Ana
    February 08, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team ran into a rough fourth quarter on Wednesday night and lost to visiting Santa Ana, 68-61, on Wednesday night inside the Peterson Gym in a critical Orange Empire Conference matchup.
  • Pirates fall in double-OT to Cypress
    February 03, 2017
    CYPRESS -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team battled first-place Cypress and pushed the Chargers into double-overtime, but in the end, the Pirates came up short and fell, 78-71, on Friday night at Cypress College.
  • Pirates board up Tigers in second half, win 67-56
    February 01, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- After a barrage of offensive rebounds allowed, the Orange Coast College women's basketball team clamped down in the second half and pulled away from visiting Riverside City College, 67-56, on Wednesday night in a crucial Orange Empire Conference matchup.
  • Fourth-quarter surge leads Pirates past Gauchos
    January 27, 2017
    MISSION VIEJO -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball used strong fourth-quarter play on both sides of the ball to pick up a 56-51 win over Saddleback College, handing the first-place Gauchos their first Orange Empire Conference loss of the season.
  • Obong's 19 leads Pirates past Hornets
    January 20, 2017
    FULLERTON -- Danielle Obong scored a game-high 19 points to lead the Orange Coast College women's basketball team to a 65-53 Orange Empire Conference win over host Fullerton on Friday night.
  • Wu's big night propels Pirates past Lasers
    January 18, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- Michelle Wu had 24 points to lead the Orange Coast College women's basketball team to a solid 68-59 win over visiting Irvine Valley on Wednesday night inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates struggle late in home loss to Chargers
    January 11, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- It was a fourth quarter to forget for the Orange Coast College women's basketball team as the Pirates fell to visiting Cypress College, 72-59, on Wednesday night inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates outlast Tigers in OT
    January 06, 2017
    RIVERSIDE -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team made the trip to Riverside worth while as the Pirates pulled out of town with an 81-74 overtime win over the host Tigers on Friday night.
  • Pirates falter late to Gauchos, 66-57, in conference opener
    January 04, 2017
    COSTA MESA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team had the depth, but visiting Saddleback relied on quality over quantity as the Pirates fell to the Gauchos, 66-57, on Wednesday night in the Orange Empire Conference opener for both teams, played inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates top Lasers to claim third place at Ventura tournament
    December 30, 2016
    VENTURA -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team took 2-of-3 at last weekend's Ventura College Tournament and wrapped up the nonconference portion of the schedule with a 76-65 win over Irvine Valley in the third-place game on Friday.
  • Comets run away from Pirates to win Coast Christmas Classic title ... again
    December 21, 2016
    COSTA MESA -- It was a record-setting performance by Kendall Crosby and her Palomar College teammates as the Comets rolled past host Orange Coast, 98-53, to claim their third consecutive Coast Christmas Classic title on Wednesday night inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates hold on for 64-60 win over Chaffey; will host Palomar in tourney finals rematch
    December 20, 2016
    COSTA MESA -- Chyann Pendergrass had 16 points, four rebounds and three assists to lead the Orange Coast College women's basketball team to a 64-60 win in the semifinals of the Erin Tomlinson Coast Christmas Classic on Tuesday night inside the Peterson Gym.
  • Pirates blow out Falcons in Coast Classic tourney opener
    December 19, 2016
    COSTA MESA -- The pace of the game was set early for the Orange Coast College women's basketball team in Monday's 75-52 win over Cerritos in the opening round of the Erin Tomlinson Coast Christmas Classic.
  • Pirates top Lasers, 72-60, to claim third place at IVC tourney
    December 10, 2016
    IRVINE -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team topped host Irvine Valley, 72-60, to win the third-place game of the Irvine Valley Tournament, which concluded on Sunday at IVC.
  • Pirates drop final pair at Cypress tournament
    December 04, 2016
    CYPRESS -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team opened with a win at the Cypress College Lady Charger Classic before dropping the final two games this past weekend.
  • Pirates capture Sequoias Tournament!
    November 20, 2016
    VISALIA -- It was a worthwhile trip for the Orange Coast College women's basketball team as the Pirates swept their three games to win the College of the Sequoias Tournament this past weekend.
  • Pirates take 2-of-3 at season-opening tourney
    November 13, 2016
    SAN JACINTO -- The Orange Coast College women's basketball team opened its 2016-17 season at the Mt. San Jacinto Women's Basketball Tournament last weekend and the Pirates returned home with two wins in their first three contests.