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     May 7, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF FINISHES SEVENTH AT SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONALS 

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team finished with a total team score of 774 (395-379) to finish in seventh place at the Southern California Community College Championships held at the par-72 SCGA Golf Course in Murrieta, CA.

College of the Canyons took home first place honors with a team score of 738 (368-370), followed by Palomar College at 746 (379-367) and College of the Desert at 747 (379-368). Individually, Ben Carter (Ventura), Casey Piper (Canyons), Cean Geronimo (Long Beach) and Tyler Schmuckle (Palomar) each finished with a two-round total of 145 to take home first place honors.

SCC sophomore standout Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) finished in a tie for 15th place as he shot a two-round total of 149 (73-76). Other scores for the Hawks included freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) in a tie for 19th place with a 150 (79-71), freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) in a tie for 45th place with a 156 (80-76), freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) in 56th place with a 159 (81-78), sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) in a tie for 57th place with a 160 (82-78) and sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) in 64th place with a 163 (84-79).

 

April 30, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF FINISHES THIRD AT CONFERENCE FINALS

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team finished with a total team score of 740 to finish in third place at the Orange Empire Conference (OEC) Finals Monday afternoon in 36-holes of action at the Los Serranos Golf Club in Chino Hills.

SCC freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) took home medalist honors as he finished with a 7-under-par 139 (69-70). Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) finished with the third lowest score on the afternoon as he shot a 5-under-par 141 (69-72). Gibson was also named the OEC Player of the Year as he finished the season with a conference low 70.2 average.

Other scores for SCC included freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) with a 150 (72-78), sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with a 155 (80-75), sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with a 157 (77-80) and freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) with a 159 (81-78).

The Hawks finished in third place in the OEC with a 13-7 record. Saddleback College shot a total team score of 717 to capture the school’s ninth consecutive conference title with a 19-1 record. Cypress College (740) finished second in the OEC at 15-5.

 SCC, Saddleback, Cypress and Cuyamaca will move on to compete in the Southern California Regional Championships on Monday, May 7 at the SCGA Golf Course in Murrieta, CA. The top four teams and top six individuals will advance to play in the state championship on May 14, in Merced, CA.

 

April 18, 2007

GIBSON FINISHES WITH 9-BIRDIES AS SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF DROPS HEARTBREAKER TO PALOMAR 

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team has lost some tight matches this season, but none closer than Wednesday’s heartbreaker against Palomar College at the par-72 Twin Oaks Golf Course in San Marcos.

After adding up the scorecards from each team’s top five players the score was tied at 377-377, sending the match into a tie-breaker. The tie-breaker is determined by the score of the sixth golfer from each squad. After the sixth player from each team finished with an 81, the match was sent into a second tie-breaker. In this case, the scores from the top five players from each team on the back nine are used to break the tie. Palomar shot a 189 on the back nine compared to 191 for SCC, breaking the tie and giving the Comets the card-off victory.

Despite windy conditions, sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) finished with a school-record nine birdies on his way to shooting a 4-under-par round of 68 to lead the Hawks. Other scores for SCC included sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with a solid even-par round of 72, freshmen Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) and Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) each with a 78, while sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) and freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) each carded an 81.

The Hawks, who currently stand at 10-5 in conference play, have lost four of five matches this season by two shots or less.  SCC will next compete in the OEC Finals on Monday, Apr. 30 at the Los Serranos Golf Club in Chino Hills.

 

April 11, 2007

GIBSON SHOOTS 72 IN LEADING SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF TO VICTORY OVER IRVINE VALLEY 

Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) shot a one-over-par round of 72 in leading the Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team to a 372-396 Orange Empire Conference (OEC) victory over host Irvine Valley College Wednesday afternoon at the par-71 Oak Creek Golf Club in Irvine.

Other scores for the Hawks included sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with a 74 (+3), freshmen Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) and Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) each with a 75 (+4), sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with a 76 (+5) and freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) with a 78 (+7).

The Hawks improved to 10-4 in the OEC with the win. SCC will next take on Palomar College on Wednesday, Apr. 18 at the Twin Oaks Golf Course in San Marcos.

 

April 9, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF DROPS OEC MATCH AGAINST SADDLEBACK 

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team dropped an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match to host Saddleback College 365-378 Monday afternoon at the par-72 Tijeras Creek Golf Club in Rancho Santa Margarita.

Other team scores included Cuyamaca College at 375 and Irvine Valley College at 387. In OEC golf competition, the host team is the only squad to compete head-to-head with other teams.

Freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) led the Hawks with an even-par round of 72. Other scores for SCC included sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with a 74 (+2), sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) with a 76 (+4), freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) with a 77 (+5), freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) with a 79 and sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with an 80 (+8).

The Hawks drop to 9-4 in the OEC with the loss. SCC will next take on Irvine Valley College on Wednesday, Apr. 11 at the Oak Greek Golf Club in Irvine. Play is set to begin at 1:20 p.m.

 

April 4, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF VICTORIOUS IN NON-CONFERENCE MATCH 

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team defeated Long Beach City College 380-383 in a non-conference match Wednesday afternoon at the par-72 Tustin Ranch Golf Course.

Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) shot a 3-under-par 69 to lead the Hawks. Other scores for SCC included freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) with a 73 (+1), sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with a 77 (+5), sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with an 80 (+8) and freshmen Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) and Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) each with an 81 (+9).

April 2, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF COMPETES IN OEC MATCH AGAINST CYPRESS, CUYAMACA

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team hosted Cypress College and Cuyamaca College in an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match on Monday afternoon at the par-72 El Prado Golf Course.

The Hawks finished 1-1 on the afternoon as they shot a total team score of 361. Cypress took home first place honors with a 360, while Cuyamaca shot a total team round of 365. In OEC competiton, the host squad is the only team to compete head-to-head with other teams.

Freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) shot a career-best 68 (-4) as he finished with four birdies and an eagle to lead SCC (9-3 OEC). Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) chipped in for birdies on holes 16 and 18 to finish with a three-under-par 69.

Other scores for SCC included sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with an even-par 72, while freshmen Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) and Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) and sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) each finished with a 76 (+4).

 

March 26, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF DEFEATS RIVERSIDE IN OEC MATCH

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team defeated Riverside College 379-404 in an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match on Monday afternoon at the par-70 Indian Hills Golf Course in Riverside.

Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) led the way with a three-over-par round of 73 as the Hawks improved to 8-1 in the OEC. Freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) finished with a 74, while fellow freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill) chipped in with a 76.

Other scores for SCC included freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) and sophomores Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) and Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) each with a 78. 

 

March 21, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF MOVES TO 7-1 IN CONFERENCE WITH WIN OVER SANTA ANA

The SCC men’s golf team improved their Orange Empire Conference (OEC) record to

7-1 with a 356-371 victory over host Santa Ana College on Wednesday, Mar. 21st at the par-72 Los Serranos Golf Course (North).

Freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) recorded his best round of the season as he finished with seven birdies to shoot a five-under-par 67 to lead SCC. Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) chipped in with a solid three-under-par 69 (-3).

Other scores for SCC included sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with an even-par 72, while sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) and freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) each finished with a 74 (+2).

 

March 19, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF COMPETES IN CITRUS INVITE

The SCC men’s golf team finished in a tie for sixth place at the Citrus College Spring Invitational held on Monday, Mar. 19th at the par-72 Glendora Country Club in Glendale, CA.  The Hawks shot a total team score of 386 to finish even with College of the Canyons. Santa Barbara City College took home first place honors within the 20-team competition with a team score of 382.

 Freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) led the Hawks with a three-over-par 75, followed by sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) and freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) at 76. Other scores for SCC included sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with a 79 and sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) with an 80.

 

March 7, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF IMPROVES TO 6-1 IN CONFERENCE WITH NARROW VICTORY OVER CUYAMACA

The Santiago Canyon College men’s golf team narrowly defeated Cuyamaca College, 379-380, in an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match Wednesday afternoon at the par-72 Cottonwood Golf Club. The win improved the Hawks to 6-1 in the OEC as the team moved into a first place tie with Saddleback College.

            Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) continued his impressive play of late, finishing with a one-over-par round of 72. Other scores for SCC included freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) with a 75 (+3), sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena) with a 76 (+4), sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with a 77 (+5), freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) with a 78 (+6) and freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) with an 82 (+10).

            “You have to win the close ones to do well in this conference and this team is doing that,” said SCC head coach Tom Shine. “We didn’t play our best golf today, but we got the job done.”

            Next: The Hawks will travel to play Orange Coast College on Wednesday, March 14th at Santa Ana Country Club. The first tee-off is scheduled for 9 a.m.

 

March 5, 2007

GIBSON SHOOTS RECORD 64 IN LEADING SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF TO IMPRESSIVE CONFERENCE VICTORY

 

Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) finished eight shots under par to finish with a school record 64 in leading the Santiago Canyon College men’s golf team to a total team round of 353 Monday afternoon in an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match at the par-72 El Prado Golf Course.

Gibson collected five birdies and two eagles on the afternoon as he finished six-under-par on the four par-five holes at El Prado. Gibson also set a school-record with two eagles in a round. SCC’s round of 353 was also a school record as the team finished seven shots under par on the afternoon. The 2005 SCC men’s golf team held the previous record of 354 (-6), also set at El Prado Golf Course.

The Hawks, who hosted Saddleback College (362), Orange Coast College (365) and Riverside College (390), improved their OEC record to 5-1 with the victory. In OEC competition, the host squad is the only team to compete head-to-head with other teams.

            Sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) shot an individual season low round of 71 (-1) for the Hawks, while freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) shot an even-par 72. Other scores for SCC included freshmen Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) and Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) with a 73 (+1).

            Next: The Hawks will travel to take on Cuyamaca College on Wednesday, Mar. 7th at the par-72 Cottonwood Golf Club in El Cajon, CA.

 

March 2, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF FINISHES THIRD AT RIO HONDO INVITATIONAL

The Santiago Canyon College men’s golf team shot a total team score of 375 to finish in a tie for third place Friday afternoon at the Rio Hondo Invitational at the par-72 California Country Club.

            Individually, freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) shot a one-over-par round of 73 to lead the Hawks. Other scores for SCC included sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) and freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) with a 74 (+2), sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) finished with a 75 (+3) and freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) and sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) each finished at 79 (+7).

            Saddleback College finished in first place with a total team score of 360, followed by College of the Canyons at 369. Long Beach and Ventura finished tied with SCC at 375. The Rio Hondo Invitational was comprised of 22 teams from Southern California.

 

Febraury 28, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF VICTORIOUS IN NON-CONFERENCE MATCH WITH CITRUS

The Santiago Canyon College men’s golf team came away with a 390-417 non-conference victory over visiting Citrus College Wednesday afternoon at the par-72 Tustin Ranch Golf Course.

            Freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) shot a four-over-par round of 76 to lead the Hawks. Other scores for SCC included sophomores Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) and Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) each with a 77 (+5), freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) with a 78 (+6), freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) with an 82 (+10) and sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with an 84 (+12).

            The Hawks will next play in the Rio Hondo Invitational on Friday, March 2nd at the par-72 California Country Club in Whittier, CA.

 

February 26, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF FINISHES SECOND IN FIRST CONFERENCE MATCH

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team shot a total team score of 369 to finish in second place in an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match on Monday afternoon at the par-72 El Prado Golf Course.

            Palomar College narrowly took home first place honors with a total team score of 368. Santa Ana College finished in third place finishing at 382, followed by Irvine Valley College at 388. The Hawks (2-1 OEC) hosted the match and was the only squad to compete head-to-head with other teams.

            Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) shot an even-par round of 72 to lead the Hawks. Other scores for SCC included freshmen Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) and Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) each with a 73 (+1), sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with a 75 (+3), sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with a 76 (+4) and freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothills HS) with an 83 (+11). 

            SCC will next host Citrus College on Wednesday, Feb. 28th in a non-conference match on at Tustin Ranch Golf Course.

 

February 21, 2007

SANTIAGO CANYON MEN’S GOLF DEFEATS RIO HONDO IN NON-CONFERENCE MATCH

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team defeated Rio Hondo College, 413-473, Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference match at the par-72 Industry Hills Golf Course.

Sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) led the Hawks with a low individual round of 80. Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) and freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) each finished with an 81 for SCC, while freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) finished with an 85, freshman Austin Glenn finished with an 86 and sophomore Kyle Ortiz shot a 92. 

The Hawks will host Irvine Valley College, Santa Ana College and Palomar College in an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match on Monday, Feb. 26th at the par-72 El Prado Golf Course in Chino, CA.

 

February 5-7, 2007

SCC Men’s Golf Finishes 5th at Tee-Off Classic

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team finished in fifth place with a total team score of 762 at the 2007 Tee-Off Classic held on February 5th and 7th at Los Serranos Golf Club.

            Sophomore Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) led the Hawks with a two-day total of 147, shooting a 73 on the par-74 South Course and a 74 on the par-72 North Course.

 Other scores for SCC included freshman Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) with a 152 (79-73), freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) with a 153 (79-74), freshman Jordan Andrews (Foothill HS) with a 156 (77-79), sophomore Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with a 157 (83-74) and sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with a 159 (83-76). The highest individual round per team is dropped from each day’s total team score.

Cypress College shot two-day total of 747 to take home first place honors. The Hawks next play against Saddleback College on Wednesday, Feb. 14th at Tustin Ranch. Play is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

 

January 29, 2007

SCC Men’s Golf Hot in Season Opener

Team finishes 2nd in Victor Valley Open

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team shot a 20-under-par team round of 196 to finish in second place out of 19 teams at the Victor Valley College ‘Pnoomonia’ Invitational Four-Ball Tournament at the par-72 Spring Valley Lake Country Club.

Josh Perez and Jordan Andrews win the Victor Valley Open

            The SCC freshman duo of Josh Perez (Villa Park HS) and Jordan Andrews (Foothills HS) took home individual honors with a 10-under-par round of 62. Andrews finished with five birdies on the front nine and Perez birdied the last five holes on the back nine to lead the Hawks.

            Other team scores for SCC included sophomores Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) and Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) and sophomore Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) and freshman Austin Glenn (El Dorado HS) each with a five-under-par round of 67.

            Saddleback College finished in first place with an overall team score of 194. The Hawks will next compete in the Tee Off Classic at Los Serranos Golf Course in Chino Hills on Feb. 5-7.

 

April 24, 2006
SCC Men’s Golf Captures OEC Co-Championship With Victory at Conference Finals

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team shot a sensational two-under-par team round of 728 to capture the school’s first ever Orange Empire Conference (OEC) championship Monday afternoon in 36 holes of Conference Final action at Los Serranos Golf Course.

 The Hawks, who finish the season with an OEC record of 17-3, will share the conference title with Saddleback College (734). Other team scores included Palomar College with 739, Irvine Valley College with 761 and Cuyamaca College with 773.

Sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) took home medalist honors as he shot a five-under-par, two-round total of 141 to lead SCC. DiGuiseppi shot a six-under-par round of 68 on the par-74 South Course in the afternoon round.

Sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) shot a career best 36 hole, three-under-par total of 143, finishing with rounds of 71 and 72. Weinraub caught fire on his final five holes of the tournament as he carded three birdies, a par and an eagle.

Freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) played steady throughout the day as he finished with an even-par round of 146. Other scores for SCC included freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) and sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) with rounds of 149 (+3), while freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) shot a 156 (+10).

“The guys really stepped up and got it done,” said SCC Coach Tom Shine. “To be able to finish two-under-par as a team was a truly outstanding effort.”

Next: The Hawks will compete in the Southern California Regional Playoffs on Monday, May 1st at the Santa Maria Country Club. 

 

 

April 17, 2006
SCC Men’s Golf Falls Short in OEC Match vs. Riverside

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team dropped an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match, 385-395, to Riverside Community College at the par-72 Victoria Club on Monday afternoon. The Hawks conference records now stands at 11-5.

            Freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) finished with a 77 to lead SCC. Other scores included freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) with a 78, sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) with a 79, sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) with an 80, freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with an 81 and freshman Bramwell Freeman (Villa Park HS) with an 84.

            Next: The Hawks will look to turn things around in the Conference Finals on Monday, April 24th. Teams will compete over 36 holes at Los Serranos Golf Course in Chino Hills with the top four teams advancing to the Regional Playoffs (May 1st).

 

 

April 12, 2006
SCC Men’s Golf Drops Close OEC Match vs. Saddleback

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team dropped a tough Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match against Saddleback College, 365-367, Wednesday afternoon on the par-72 El Prado Golf Course (Chino Creek).

 The Hawks, who are currently 11-4 in the OEC, recorded wins against Cuyamaca College (383) and Riverside College (392). In OEC golf competition, the host team is the only squad to compete head-to-head with other teams.

Freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) and sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) both shot a season low three-under-par 69 to lead the Hawks and take home medalist honors. Rick Costello also finished at 69 to lead the Gauchos.

Other scores for SCC included sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) and freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with a 76, while sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) and freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) finished with a 77.

            Next: The Hawks will travel to take on Riverside College on Monday, April 17th at Victoria Golf Club.

 

 

April 10, 2006

Santiago Canyon Men’s Golf Defeats Santa Ana in OEC Match

Sophomore Bryan DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) shot a two-under-par round of 70 to take home medalist honors in leading the Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team to a 369-393 Orange Empire Conference (OEC) victory over host Santa Ana College  on the Los Serranos North Course.  

            Irvine Valley College shot the low score on the day, finishing with an overall team total of 368, while Cuyamaca College shot a 385. In OEC golf competition, the host team is the only squad to compete head-to-head with other teams. The Hawks are currently in third place in the OEC with a 9-3 record.

            Freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) shot an even-par round of 72 for the Hawks, while freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) was one-over-par at 73. Other scores for SCC included freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with a 74, sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) with an 80 and freshman Bramwell Freeman (Villa Park HS) with an 85.

            Next: The Hawks will host Saddleback, Cuyamaca and Riverside on Wednesday, April 12th at El Prado Golf Course in Chino. Saddleback College is currently in first place in the OEC.   

 

 

April 5, 2006

SCC Men’s Golf Battles OEC Rivals in Stormy Conditions

Playing in rain, wind and occasional hail, the Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team hosted an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match against Cypress College, Orange Coast College (OCC) and Santa Ana College at Los Serranos Golf Course on Wednesday afternoon.

            The Hawks (8-3 OEC) finished with an overall team score of 385. The Chargers took home first place honors shooting 379, while OCC shot a 403 and Santa Ana finished at 410. In OEC golf competition, the host team is the only squad to compete head-to-head with other teams.

            Freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) had the low round of the day for SCC, finishing with a two-over-par round of 74. Other scores for the Hawks included sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) with a 75, sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) with a 78, freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) and sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) both shot a 79, while freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) finished with an 84.

 

 

March 29, 2006

DiGuiseppi Leads SCC Men’s Golf in Non-Conference Win Over Citrus

For the second time in a week, sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) shot a career-best round to lead the Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team to a win.

DiGuiseppi fired off a 4-under-par 68 Wednesday afternoon to guide the Hawks to a 362-392 non-conference win over Citrus College on the par-72 Butterfield Course at El Prado Golf Course. On Wednesday, Mar. 22nd, DiGuiseppi shot a previous career-low round of 69 in leading SCC to victory over Long Beach City College at the par-72 Skylinks Golf Course in Long Beach.

Freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) finished with a 71 (-1), while freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) shot a 73 (+1). Other scores for SCC included sophomores Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) and Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) each with a 75 (+3) and freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) finished his day with a 76 (+4).

Next: The Hawks will host Cypress, Orange Coast and Santa Ana in an Orange Empire Conference match on Wednesday, April 5th at El Prado Golf Course. Play is scheduled to begin at noon.

 

March 27, 2006
SCC Men’s Golf Drops OEC Match with Palomar

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team dropped an Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match to host Palomar College, 374-386, Monday afternoon at the par-72 Twin Oaks Golf Course.

            Orange Coast College finished with an overall team score of 388, followed by Santa Ana College with a 393. In OEC golf competition, the host team is the only squad to compete head-to-head with other teams. The Hawks are now 6-2 in the OEC.

            Freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) led SCC with a three-over-par round of 75. Freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) finished at 76, which included an eagle on the par-five 18th, while sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) shot a 77 and eagled the par-five 16th.

            Other scores for SCC included sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) and freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) with a 79, while sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) carded an 81.

            Santa Ana’s Roger Trinwith took home medalist honors with a four-under-par round of 68, highlighted by a hole-in-one on the par-three, 207-yard 10th hole.

            Next: The Hawks will host Citrus College in a non-conference match held at El Prado Golf Course in Chino on Wednesday, Mar. 29th. Play is scheduled to begin at noon.

 

March 22, 2006
DiGuiseppi Shoots Career Best 69 in Leading SCC Men’s Golf to Victory

Sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) shot a career-best round of 69 to lead the Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team to a 355-366 win over Long Beach City College Wednesday afternoon at the par-72 Skylinks Golf Course.

DiGuiseppi finished his day with a total of eight birdies, tying a school record also held by sophomore Ryan Citarella (Foothill HS). The team’s round of 355 was one shot off the school record mark of 354, set by the 2005 squad on the Butterfield Stage Course at El Prado Golf Course.

Sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) also had his career best day as a Hawk, finishing with six birdies on his way to shooting a two-under-par round of 70. Freshmen Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) and Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) both shot a 71. Brambila recorded six birdies on the afternoon, while Gibson finished with four birdies and an eagle. 

Other scores for SCC included sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) with a 74 and freshman Kyle Ortiz with a 77. 

Next: The Hawks take on Palomar College in an Orange Empire Conference match on Monday, Mar. 27th at Twin Oaks Golf Course in San Marcos.

 

 

March 20, 2006
SCC Men’s Golf Finishes 8th at Citrus Invitational

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team finished in eighth place with a total team score of 399 at the prestigious Citrus Invitational on Monday afternoon at the par-72 Glendora Country Club. The top 20 community college teams from Southern California competed in this event.

            Individually, freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) and sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran) each shot at four-over-par round of 76 to lead the Hawks. Other scores for SCC included sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) with an 80, freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) shot an 82, while freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) and sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) both finished with an 85.

            College of the Canyons took home first place honors with a total team score of 378, while Santa Barbara City College finished in second place with a 380. The Hawks will next compete in a non-conference match against Long Beach City College at Skylinks Golf Course in Long Beach.

 

 

March 15, 2006
Santiago Canyon Men’s Golf Improves to OEC Best 6-1

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team defeated Cuyamaca College 382-397 at the par-72 Cottonwood Golf Club Wednesday afternoon. The Hawks currently lead the Orange Empire Conference (OEC) with a 6-1 overall record.

            Freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) shot an even par round of 72 to pace SCC. Gibson finished his day with three birdies and only 27 putts. Sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran) continued his solid play of late, shooting a two-over-par round of 74. Other scores for SCC included sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) with a 78, freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) and Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) both finished with a 79, while sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) shot an 80.

            “This team just goes out there and competes and finds a way to get it done,” said SCC coach Tom Shine. Next up for the Hawks is the prestigious Citrus College Invitational on Monday, March 20th at the Glendora Country Club. The top 20 teams in Southern California will be competing.  

 

 

March 13, 2006

DiGuiseppi Leads SCC Men’s Golf to Victory

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team defeated Palomar College and Irvine Valley College at the par-72 El Prado Golf Course on Monday morning to improve to 5-1 in the Orange Empire Conference (OEC).

  The Hawks finished with a team score of 369, their lowest team total of the season. Sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) led the way with a one-under-par round of 71 to take home medalist honors for host SCC. Palomar finished at 376 and Irvine Valley shot a 379. In OEC golf competition, the host team is the only squad to compete head-to-head with other teams. 

Other scores for SCC included freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) with a 73, while sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS), sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) and freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) all carded a 75.

Next: The Hawks will travel to El Cajon to take on Cuyamaca College at Cottonwood Golf Club on Wednesday, March 15th. 

 

 

March 8, 2006

SCC Men’s Golf Improves to 3-1 in Conference with Tie-Break Win over Irvine Valley

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team improved to 3-1 in the Orange Empire Conference (OEC) as they defeated host Irvine Valley College at the par-71 Oak Creek Golf Course.

 The Hawks and Lasers were tied after 18 holes with a total team score of 384, sending the match into a first tie-breaker, which is the score of the sixth golfer on each squad. When the “sixth man” for each team both recorded an 84, the match was sent into a second tie-breaker. The Hawks shot a 188 on the back nine compared to 197 for Irvine Valley, breaking the tie and giving SCC the win.

Freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) finished with a low round of 74 to lead SCC in scoring for the third consecutive match. Freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) and sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) both finished with a 76. Nelson hit a season-high 15 greens in regulation. Other scores for SCC included freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) with a 79, sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) with an 81 and sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) with an 84.

“To do well in any sport you have to win close games,” said SCC coach Tom Shine. “So far this season this team has done that.”

 

 

March 6, 2006 

SCC Men’s Golf Upsets Saddleback in OEC Match

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team upset Orange Empire Conference (OEC) rival Saddleback College on Monday morning with a 383 to 389 win at the par-72 Tijeras Creek Golf Club.

            The victory was the biggest of the 2006 season thus far for SCC, as Saddleback has won conference titles in 14 of the last 15 seasons and rarely loses a home match at Tijeras Creek. “This was a huge win for the team,” said SCC coach Tom Shine. “It is going to be an interesting conference race because the teams are so balanced.”

 Other team scores included Cuyamaca at 387 and Irvine Valley at 390. In OEC golf competition, the host team is the only squad to compete head-to-head with other teams.

            Freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) had the low round of the day for the Hawks (2-1 OEC), finishing with a one-over-par round of 73. Other scores for SCC included sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) with a 76 (+4), freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) with a 77 (+5), sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) with a 78 (+6), freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with a 79 (+7) and sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) with an 84 (+12).

             Next: The Hawks play against Irvine Valley College in an OEC match on Wednesday, March 8th at Oak Creek Golf Course in Irvine. The teams will tee-off beginning at 12:20 p.m.

 

March 1, 2006

SCC Men’s Golf Holds On To Defeat Orange Coast in OEC Match

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team won its first Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match of the season, defeating host Orange Coast College 388 to 389 at the par-72 Santa Ana Country Club.

            Freshman Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) shot a two-over-par round of 74 to lead the Hawks (1-1 OEC). Other scores for SCC included freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with a 77 (+5), sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) with a 78 (+6), freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) with a 79 (+7), sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) with an 80 (+8) and sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) with an 81 (+9).

Other team scores included Riverside at 398 and Cuyamaca at 410. In OEC golf competition, the host team is the only squad to compete head-to-head with other teams.

 

 

February 27, 2006

Men’s Golf Plays First OEC Match In Rainy Conditions

       The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team played its first Orange Empire Conference (OEC) match of the season in rainy conditions, finishing in second place with an overall team score of 396 at the par-72 Navy Golf Course. Cypress finished in first place with a team score of 379, while Cuyamaca finished in third with a final score of 408.

            Freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) took home medalist honors by shooting a one-under-par round of 71 to lead the Hawks. Gibson finished his day with three birdies and two bogeys.

 Other scores for SCC included freshman Eric Brambila (Orange Lutheran) with an 80, sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) and freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) with an 81, sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) with an 83 and sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) with an 88.

Next: The Hawks play against Orange Coast College in an OEC match on Wednesday, March 1st at Santa Ana Country Club. The teams will tee-off beginning at 8:45 a.m.

 

 

February 22, 2006

SCC Men’s Golf Finishes 2nd In Non-Conference Match

           The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team finished second with a team score of 392 in a non-conference match held Wednesday afternoon at the par-72 El Rancho Verde Royal Vista Golf Club.

 Long Beach City finished in first place with a total team score of 390, followed by Citrus College in third place at 398 and Victor Valley in fourth place at 399.

            Individually for the Hawks, freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) and sophomore Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) both finished with the day’s low score, shooting a one-over-par round of 73. Nelson finished with three birdies in a row on the back nine, helping him to his best round of the season thus far. Gibson also finished his day with three birdies.

            Other scores for SCC included freshmen Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) and Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) with an 81, sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) shot an 84 and sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) finished with an 87.

 

February 13, 2006
Men’s Golf Drops Match Against Saddleback

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team dropped a pre-season match against Saddleback College, 373-388, on Monday afternoon at the par-72 Tustin Ranch Golf Club.

Sophomore Bryan DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) shot a one-under-par round of 71 to lead the Hawks. Freshmen Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) and Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) both finished with a 77 (+5). Sophomore Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) shot a 79 (+7), while freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) finished with an 84 (+12) and freshman Bramwell Freeman carded a 92 (+20).

DiGuiseppi’s round of 71, which included four birdies, was his lowest score of the season thus far. Gavin Reid led the Gauchos with a two-under-par round of 70 to take home medalist honors.

February 8, 2006

Tee-Off Classic

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team finished tied for fourth place with a team total of 773 at the 2006 Tee-Off Classic held on February 6th and 8th at Los Serranos Golf Club.

            Sophomore Brian DiGuiseppi (Orange Lutheran HS) led the Hawks with a two-day total of 154 (+8). Sophomores Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) and Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) each posted a 155 (+9), followed by freshman Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) at 157 (+11), freshman Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) at 158 (+12) and freshman Eric Brambila (Orange Lutheran) at 160 (+14).

            Saddleback College finished in first place with a team score of 749, led by Kris Assawapimonporn who took medalist honors with a two-day total of 145 (-1). Palomar College finished in second with a 763, Cypress College in third with a 770 and Irvine Valley finished with a 773.

January 30, 2006

HOT START

The Santiago Canyon College (SCC) men’s golf team started off the 2006 season in style, winning the Victor Valley College ‘Pnoomonia’ Invitational Four-Ball Tournament with a team score of 198 at Spring Valley Lake Country Club.

            Steve Gibson (Villa Park HS) and Jeremy Weinraub (Villa Park HS) led the Hawks with a combined shot total of 64 to take home medalist honors. Weinraub finished the day with six birdies and an eagle, which came on the par-four 11th when he holed out from 100 yards.

 SCC teammates Bryan DiGuisseppi (Orange Lutheran) and Eric Brambila (El Dorado HS) combined to shoot a 66, while Kyle Ortiz (El Modena HS) and Brett Nelson (El Modena HS) finished with a 68. In best ball competition, each team of six players is divided into three two-man teams.

The Hawks, who finished second in this tournament last year, finished eight shots in front of Long Beach City College (206). This year’s tournament was comprised of 18 teams.

Team Picture Victor Valley Invitational 2006

Santiago Canyon Captures the title at the Victor Valley Invitational.

Gibson and Weinruab at Victor Valley Invitational
Steve Gibson and Jeremy Weinraub medal in the Victor Valley Invitational.

 Citarella and Corradino 2005

Ryan Citarella and Jeff Corradino win the Victor Valley Invitational.

Team Picture

Santiago Canyon finishes 2nd at the Victor Valley Invitational.