Solano Community College Athletics
Solano Community College Athletics

2014-15 Roster

No. Name Height Year Position High School Hometown
1 5'3 SO Libero Jesse Bethel Vallejo
2 5'9 SO OH Vanden Suisun City
3 5'4 FR Setter Fairfield HS Fairfield
4 5' 6 FR Setter Will C. Wood Vacaville
6 5'7 FR RF Buckingham Suisun City
9 5'9 FR RF Dixon HS Dixon
10 5'10 FR RF/OH Will C. Wood Vacaville
11 5'4 FR DS Armijo Fairfield
12 6'0 SO MH Rodriguez HS Fairfield
13 5'9 FR MH Fairfield HS Fairfield
14 5'5 FR DS Buckingham Fairfield
15 5'6 SO OH Rodriguez HS Fairfield
18 5'2 SO Setter Jesse Bethel Vallejo

#1 Keanna Layug

Lainey Brown
Year: High School
2nd year Jesse Bethel
Position: Hometown:
Libero Vallejo, CA
Height:
5'3"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Keanna will make an immediate impact in her first season. She is a strong passer and defensive player. Her second year she will be a force in the back row, as a returning starter in the Libero position she will DIG a lot of balls. Keanna continues to work hard and be instrumental in the success of our defense.

High School/Club: High School 4 yr. varsity player ( Hogan HS & Jesse Bethel ) 7 years of club experience.

Interests/Plans: Plans to move onto a 4 yr. college and major in the medical field.

#2 Jeanna Smith

Jeanna Smith
Year: High School
2nd Year Vanden H.S.
Position: Hometown:
OH/RS Suisun City, CA
Height:
5’9"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Jeanna has come in as a transfer from Napa College where she competed in 2012. She comes in with some strong passing and she will also add some offensive threat to our front row. We are happy to have Jeanna join our Falcon Team.

High School/Club: Competed 2 years at Hogan HS ( varsity ) and 1 year at Vanden HS varsity team. She played 2 years at Club Solano VB.

Interests/Plans: After Solano she wants to transfer to San Jose State University and major in Nursing and then after schooling join the Air Force.

#3 Javona Hill

Javona Hill -->
Year: High School
1st Year Fairfield H.S.
Position: Hometown:
Setter Fairfield, CA
Height:
5’4"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Javona comes in with some club experience which is very helpful in the setting position. She has strong hands, distributes and sets the ball well. We look forward to her running the offense and watching her progress over the two years.

High School/Club: She played varsity volleyball at Fairfield HS for 2 years. Competed in club volleyball for 5 years with Thunder, Omega & Evolve.

Interests/Plans: After Solano her plan is to transfer to a 4 year college, major in Kinesiology and be either a Physical therapist or a Sports Trainer.

#4 Simerpreet Matharu

Simerpreet Matharu
Year: High School
1st year Will C. Wood
Position: Hometown:
Setter Vacaville,CA
Height:
5’6"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Simmy comes in to Solano with plenty of high school and club experience. She will add some depth in our setting position. She is a hard worker and motivated student-athlete. We look forward to watching her growth and progress over the next two seasons.

High School/Club: She played varsity volleyball at Will C. Wood for 2 years. She competed in Club VB for 4 years.

Interests/Plans: She plans to study and play volleyball at Solano for 2 years and then transfer to a 4 year college to study Pre-Dental.

#6 Janette Lewis

Janette Lewis -->
Year: High School
1st year Buckingham Charter
Position: Hometown:
RS Suisun City, CA
Height:
5’7"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Janette adds a nice dimension to the right side as a hitter. She is left handed which causes others some difficulty in blocking. She can hit with both hands so she makes it more deceiving as a blocker to figure her out. She is learning and progressing on the team and we look forward to her progress in the next two seasons.

High School/Club: She played varsity volleyball at Buckingham Charter School. Janette also competed 2 years of club volleyball at Club Solano & Vacaville Extreme.

Interests/Plans: She plans to transfer to a 4 year and major in Business.

#9 Kaycie Reeb

Kaycie Reeb
Year: High School
1st year Dixon H.S.
Position: Hometown:
RS Dixon, CA
Height:
5’9"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Kaycie is in her first year competing at Solano, she has had to adjust moving from Middle Hitter in HS to the Right Side. She is a very positive team player and motivator. She works very hard and has progressed nicely adjusting to the right side. We look forward to the improvements and the steps she will make over the season.

High School/Club: Played 2 years on varsity team at Dixon HS.

Interests/Plans: After Solano she plans on transferring to a 4 year with a major in Occupational Therapy & a minor in American Sign Language. She raised pigs for 13 years.

#10 Alyssa McDermott

Alyssa McDermott -->
Year: High School
1st Year Will C. Wood H.S.
Position: Hometown:
RS/MH Vacaville, CA
Height:
5’10"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Alyssa is in her first year competing at Solano, she has had to adjust changing positions from what she played in high school. She will add some height and blocking for us on the right side. She is a consistent hitter and we look forward to her progress over the next two seasons.

High School/Club: Competed 2 years on the varsity team at Will C. Wood.

Interests/Plans: She plans to transfer to a 4 year college and major in Criminal Justice.

#11 Jessica-May Pamatian

Jessica-May Pamatian
Year: High School
1st Year Armijo H.S.
Position: Hometown:
DS Fairfield, CA
Height:
5’4"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Jessica is a spark plug; she is positive team player that supports everyone. She is a hard worker and motivated to improve her Passing skills. She will help us as a defensive player and we look forward to her improvements over the season.

High School/Club: She played varsity volleyball 2 years at Armijo. She competed 3 years in at Club Solano.

Interests/Plans: She plans to transfer to a 4 year University

#12 Makayla Brenae Salazar

Janelle Williams
Year: High School
2nd year Rodriguez H.S.
Position: Hometown:
MH Fairfield,CA
Height:
6’0"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Makayla will add some height to our front row. After returning from a knee injury she has worked real hard to get back into volleyball. She is a very positive student/athlete on and off the court. Makayla will move from the Right Side to the Middle, to add some height and blocking for us this season. She has made great strides and improvements in the front row.

High School/Club: Varsity in high school one year ( injury her senior yr. ), Club experience 5 years

Interests/Plans: After finishing at Solano she plans to continue her education at a four year college and major in Nursing and become an RN/Nurse Practitioner

#13 Hope Driscoll

Hope Driscoll
Year: High School
1st Year Fairfield H.S.
Position: Hometown:
MH Fairfield,CA
Height:
5’9"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Hope comes in as a strong blocker. She has worked really hard in the off season to improve on her hitting and blocking skills. Hope fills in a large void of us losing two middle hitters from last year's squad. We look forward to her addition and progress over the next two seasons.

High School/Club: Varsity volleyball 2 years at Fairfield.

Interests/Plans: Her plan is to transfer to a 4 year college and continue to play volleyball.

#14 Sarah Dumlao

Sarah Dumlao
Year: High School
1st Year Buckingham Charter
Position: Hometown:
DS Fairfield,CA
Height:
5’5"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Sarah has strong perseverance and motivated in improving her volleyball skills. She has worked hard to make the team and has a very positive attitude and outlook. We look forward to watching her grow as a player.

High School/Club: She played varsity volleyball 1 year at Vicenza American HS and 3 years at Buckingham Charter HS.

Interests/Plans: Her interests are in reading, writing, paintball & traveling. She plans to get her degree in History from UC Berkeley or UC Davis.

#15 Brianna Nicole Krystek

Brianna Nicole Krystek
Year: High School
2nd Year Rodriguez H.S.
Position: Hometown:
OH Fairfield,CA
Height:
5’6"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Bri comes in with some great assets in her hitting ability. She has a big vertical jump and use to play middle hitter, but will make some adjustments and move to the OH. In her 2nd season she will start OH & potentially play the entire court. Her overall game has reached new heights, 2nd team BVC All Conference player 2013, she will one of our top hitters.

High School/Club: Played three years on Varsity at RHS. 4 yrs of club experience

Interests/Plans: She has a love for horses. She plans to become a Vet Tech after she gets her AA degree from Solano.

#18 Vanessa Pimental

Vanessa Pimental
Year: High School
2nd year Jesse Bethel H.S.
Position: Hometown:
Setter Vallejo, CA
Height:
5’2"

Sports highlights

At Solano: Vanessa comes with in with some experience as a setter. She runs the court very well and has great hands & knowledge of the position. We expect some great things from her this year as a 1st year player and a starting setter. Vanessa returns as a starting setter, receiving 2nd team BVC All Conference honors 2013, she will run the court and provide us with some leadership.

High School/Club: Played 4 years of Varsity Volleyball at Hogan HS and Jesse Bethel. She has played club for 9 yrs. ( since the 4th grade )

Interests/Plans: Plans to transfer to a 4 yr. college when done at Solano.