Solano Community College Athletics
Solano Community College Athletics

2004-2005 Season

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No. Name Position Height Class High School
10 Guard 5-3 Fr. Fairfield
(Armijo H.S.)
44 Guard 5-3 Fr. Vallejo
(Bethel H.S.)
22 Guard 5-7 Fr. Benicia
(St. Patrick's H.S.)
12 Guard 5-3 Fr. Fairfield
(Fairfield H.S.)
20 Guard 5-5 Fr. Rodeo
(Salesian H.S.)
23 Guard 5-7 Fr. Pittsburg
(College Park H.S.)
21 Guard 5-9 Fr. Manteca
(East Union H.S.)
3 Guard 5-5 Fr. Napa
(Napa H.S.)
24 Forward 6-0 So. Fairfield
(Armijo H.S.)
33 Forward 5-11 Fr. Vallejo
(Hogan H.S.)
30 Forward 5-9 So. Vallejo
(Capuchino H.S.)
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#10 Candice Bersola

#10 Candice Bersola
Year:Freshman Height:5'3"
Position:Guard
High School:Armijo H.S. Hometown:Fairfield

At Solano: Already established as the heart of the team...leadership skills are most valuable...hustles and works extremely hard...loves to learn.

High School: At Armijo High, played two years varsity...received the coaches award while averaging two points per game her senior year...also played soccer and ran cross-country.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include singing and dancing...has been playing basketball for 13 years.

#44 Felecia Chambers

#44 Felecia Chambers
Year:Freshman Height:5'3"
Position:Guard
High School:Bethel H.S. Hometown:Vallejo

At Solano: A returning player who has a year of college basketball under her belt...has good instincts...good spot-up shooter.

2003-04: Utilized her redshirt year.

High School: At Bethel in Vallejo, played four years varsity...averaged eight points, five assists, three rebounds and two steals per game her senior year...was named all-tournament at the James Logan Classic her sophomore year and received the coaches award her senior year in softball...played softball for four years on varsity.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include playing sports, hanging out with her friends and listening to music...has been playing basketball since third grade.

#22 Marian Murphy

#22 Marian Murphy
Year:Freshman Height:5'7"
Position:Guard
High School:St Patrick's H.S. Hometown:Benicia

At Solano: Has played a lot of basketball and has a vast knowledge of the game...one of the better conditioned athletes on the team...one of the top three-point shooters on the squad.

High School: At St. Patrick-St. Vincent High in Vallejo, played four years varsity...averaged 10 points, four rebounds, 10 assists, five steals and 1.5 blocked shots her senior year...was named team MVP her sophomore and junior years, most inspirational her junior year and was a two-time captain, her junior and senior seasons...also ran track and field, specializing in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include playing in her band, watching TV, playing sports and hanging out with her friends...finished high school with a 4.12 GPA...earned the Fred Faucett Memorial Scholarship...has been playing basketball for 12 years.

#12 Angelica Negron

#12 Angelica Negron
Year:Freshman Height:5'3"
Position:Guard
High School:Fairfield H.S. Hometown:Fairfield

At Solano: Brings maturity to a young team...good ball-handler and shooter...will be fun to watch because she hasn't played in a while...her desire to compete is high.

High School: At Fairfield High, played three and half years varsity.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include shopping, sleeping and eating...has been playing basketball for 16 years.

#20 Arielle Salvador

#20 Arielle Salvador
Year:Freshman Height:5'5"
Position:Guard
High School:Salesian H.S. Hometown:Rodeo

At Solano: Has played a lot of AAU basketball so understands the game...one of the most athletic players on the team...very fast and a good ball-handler.

High School: At Salesian High in Richmond, played three years varsity...averaged 14 points and three assists per game as a senior...was a second team all-BSAL selection her senior year and was named team MVP...was also captain of both the basketball and softball teams her senior year...played softball for four years.

Interests/Plans: Took part in the campus ministry team and the Asian-Pacific Islanders Club at Salesian...has been playing basketball since the sixth grade

#23 Alitrinette Scott

#23 Alitrinette Scott
Year:Freshman Height:5'7"
Position:Guard
High School:College Park H.S. Hometown:Pittsburg

At Solano: Good size and speed...one of the taller guards on the team which will allow her to defend the bigger opponents...extremely versatile with great leaping ability.

High School: At College Park High in Concord, played three years varsity...as a senior, averaged 10 points, 3.8 steals and 3.2 assists per game, was named all-DFAL, most improved and earned the coaches award...also ran track and played soccer.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include bowling, going to the movies and relaxing at home...was a member of the Christian Club and the Black Student Union Club at College Park...has been playing basketball since the seventh grade.

#21 Kia Shaw

#21 Kia Shaw
Year:Freshman Height:5'9"
Position:Guard
High School:East Union H.S. Hometown:Manteca

At Solano: Another tall guard who will be crucial on defense...will be looked upon to be one of the more versatile players on the team...good ball-handler, defender and athletic.

High School: At East Union High in Manteca, played three years varsity...averaged eight points, six assists, four rebounds and two steals in her final season as a Lancer...earned several awards along the way including the captain's award, the coaches award, athlete of the week and month, the squires award and the booster club award.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include playing basketball and dancing...was a member of Student Leadership, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club, the yearbook and the African-American student alliance groups at East Union...has been playing basketball for 11 years.

#3 Kate Shipp

#3 Kate Shipp
Year:Freshman Height:5'5"
Position:Guard
High School:Napa H.S. Hometown:Napa

At Solano: Played a lot of games through AAU and brings lots of fundamental knowledge...very smart...hustles and can shoot the ball well.

High School: At Napa High, played two years varsity...the Indians won the MEL championship her senior year and she was an all-county selection in her only two years on varsity...also played soccer and water polo and swam on the swim team.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include shopping, painting her toenails and surfing the Internet...was on the honor roll for four years at Napa and earned the Lamps of Knowledge all four years...has been playing basketball since third grade.

#24 Stephanie Steffens

#24 Stephanie Steffens
Year:Sophomore Height:6'0"
Position:Forward
High School:Armijo H.S. Hometown:Fairfield

At Solano: As one of two sophomores, brings vast knowledge of the community college game...intelligent athlete who can shoot outside and make post moves...will help the team as the tallest player...improved intensity.
2003-04: Played in 25 games, averaging 1.9 points and 2.4 rebounds per game...scored a season high 6 points twice against BVC opponent Los Medanos.

High School: At Armijo High, played two years varsity...also played softball for the Indians.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include hanging out with her friends and scrapbooking...has been playing basketball for ten years.

#33 Welana Toki

#33 Welana Toki
Year:Freshman Height:5'11"
Position:Forward
High School:Hogan H.S. Hometown:Vallejo

At Solano: Versatile player who will be called upon to produce on offense and defense...a natural basketball player who can shoot the three and handle the ball.

High School: At Hogan High in Vallejo, played three years varsity...the Spartans were the MEL runner-up her senior year and advanced to the SJS title game...the team also made an incredible run through the NorCal tournament, advancing to the NorCal title game...Toki earned MVP honors, several all-tournament selections and athlete of the week...she averaged 19.2 points, 9.7 rebounds and two assists per game as a senior...also played volleyball.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include watching television, listening to reggae music and playing basketball...has been playing basketball for six years.

#30 Lola Vaka

#30 Lola Vaka
Year:Sophomore Height:5'9"
Position:Forward
High School:Capuchino H.S. Hometown:Vallejo

At Solano: Work ethic is her strength...great personality...coaches know they are always going to get 100 percent from her all the time...strong rebounder...shooting improved.
2003-04: Averaged 1.4 points and 1.9 rebounds in 13 games...played well as the season wound down and eventually earned a starting spot.

High School: At Capuchino High in San Francisco, played two years varsity...was named Most Improved Player and Most Valuable Player during her prep career...also ran track and played volleyball and soccer.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include playing basketball, going to the movies, eating and swimming...is in just her second year playing competitive basketball.

Redshirt: Hayleigh Thomson

Redshirt: Hayleigh Thomson
Year:Freshman Height:5'9"
Position:Guard/Forward
High School:Dixon H.S. Hometown:Dixon

At Solano: Will redshirt this season.
2003-04: Played in 20 games, averaging 4.9 points and 2.5 rebounds per game...was third on the team with 51 assists...had six assists against College of Marin on Jan.16...scored 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting with four rebounds and four assists against Siskiyous Nov. 15...had 16 points, six assists and four rebounds in a win over Los Medanos on Feb. 3.

High School: At Dixon High, played two years varsity...was an all-CVC selection in both years...also played soccer for the Rams.

Interests/Plans: Hobbies include watching television, listening to music and hanging out with her friends...turned into a huge Michael Phelps fan since watching him in this summer's Olympics...has been playing basketball since 10th grade.