Solano Community College Athletics
Solano Community College Athletics

2006-2007 Season

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No. Name Height Class Position High School
3 5'6 FR G Antioch
4 5'4 FR G Armijo
5 5'7 FR G Rodriguez
10 5'6 FR G Winters
11 5'8 SO G Castlemont
12 5'8 FR G Hogan
20 5'4 SO G John Swett
21 5'4 SO G Fairfield
22 5'8 SO G Vallejo
23 5'7 SO G Pinole Valley
24 5'10 FR F Deer Valley
25 5'7 FR G Hogan
32 5'7 FR G St. Pat's
33 5'10 SO F Dixon
RS Sandeno, Jessica 5'10 FR F Will C. Wood

Christine Tucker

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2005-06: Utlized redshirt year

At Antioch High: played two years varsity... was an academic all-league selection and an honorable mention all-league pick... served as team captain and was named Most Inspirational athlete... averaged 9.7 points, 4 assists, 3 steals and 2 rebounds per game.

Personal: Born Oct, 20, 1987, in Tampa, Fla... parents are Daniel and Cat Tucker and Laura Van Wagoner... sibings are Darryl, Jennifer and Victoria... would like to major in nursing... carried a 3.5 GPA in high school... has been playing basketball for four years.

Why my position is the best... because it's the same as Dwyane Wade.
Funniest player on the team... Liza.
The three things I would have on a deserted island... a ball, hoop and Gatorade.
Coach Matt is... The best coach in the whole world that wears short shorts.
I play basketball because... I love it. It's what drives me to keep going.
If I could go up against another Solano athlete (non-women's basketball), it would be... Chris Johnson (football).
My biggest fan... my pops.
Best sports movie ever made... Remember the Titans.
Most bizarre dream... monkeys were chasing me and my cousin through New York City. They treatened to throw banana peels at us.

Corina Cornelius

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At Armijo High: played two years varsity... was a two-time team captain and won the coach's award... was an all-tournament selection at the Walnut Creek Holiday Classic as a senior... also ran track and cross country.

Personal: Born February 11, 1987, in Oakland... mother is Renee Adams... siblings are Jason, Cathy, Jamara and Michael... engaged to Jon McCall, a member of the Solano men's basketball team... was the spanish club president at Armijo as well as junior class president, ASB president, spirit commissioner and an AVID student... has been playing basketball since the fifth grade.

Actress who would play me... Jada Pinkett Smith.
Favorite Coach Matt quote... You're either a basketball player or a groupie.
Why my position is the best... It requires a lot of ball-handling, shooting, hustle and good decision making.
Funniest player on the team... Erika.
The three things I would have on a deserted island... my fiance Jon McCall, a Bible and a basketball.
Coach Matt is... a coach who really challenges his players.
My autobiography would be called... Walking by Faith.
If I didn't play basketball, I would be... very depressed.
My biggest fan... Jon McCall.
The best sports movie ever made... Remember the Titans.
Most bizarre dream... I was driving really fast in a broken down van and Freddy Krueger was chasing me.
The funniest story from my childhood... at family functions, I always had to dance and impersonate Michael Jackson.

Alishea Kelly

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At Rodriguez High: played three years varsity... was an all-league honorable mention selection... also played softball.

Personal: Born May 2, 1987, in San Diego... parents are Sharon and Raymond... brothers are Jamal, Damien and Rhamon... nickname is Lil Bit... has been playing basketball since sixth grade.

Favorite Coach Matt quote... Don't be a groupie.
Funniest player on the team... Kecia.
Coach Matt is... very straight forward.
My autobiography would be called... A Lil Bit About Me.
I play basketball because... it's what I know.
My biggest fan is... my little brother.
Best sports movie ever made... He Got Game and Blue Chips.
Funniest story from my childhood... I was trick or treating and got lost.

Natalie Cooley

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At Winters High: played four years varsity... was named female athlete of the year as a senior... holds school records for most assists in a season (191), most assists in a career (522) and most free throws attempted in a game (18)... also ran track and is the school-record holder in the 1,600, 800 and as a member of the 4x400 relay team.

Personal: Born February 6, 1988, in Woodland... parents are Matt and Michelle Cooley... brother Seth is a junior at Winters High... would like to be a kindergarten teacher someday... has been playing basketball since she was four years old.

When no one is looking, I like to... read Harry Potter books.
My position is the best because... I get to make other people look good by passing them the ball.
Funniest player on the team... Corina.
Coach Matt is... a good coach, but an even better person.
I play basketball because... it makes me feel good about myself when I work hard and succeed.
If I didn't play basketball, I would be... running track.
My biggest fan is... my dad and track coach.
The best restaurant in my hometown is... The Buckhorn.
Most bizarre dream... I was swimming with a shark, but he was my friend.

Shanna Holmes

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2005-06: averaged 2.5 points and 1.6 rebounds per game... season-high 15 points. At Castlemont: played four years varsity... team was Oakland Athletic League co-champs in Holmes' senior year... was named the team's most inspirational player... also played softball.

Personal: Born July 14, 1987, in Oakland... mother is Trish Currie... has one sibling, Breanna... has been playing basketball since sixth grade... would like to be a sociologist.

Favorite Coach Matt quote... Suck Face Dog.
Funniest player on the team... Liza.
I would like to change places with... Oprah Winfrey.
Coach Matt is... a very wonderful, intelligent cool and crazy guy.
My best Halloween costume... The pink Power Ranger.
I play basketball because... I love the game.
If I could go up against another Solano athlete (non-women's basketball), it would be... Moses Keys (Men's basketball).
My biggest fan... Grandpa.
Best restaurant in my hometown... Chicken and Waffles in downtown Oakland.
Most bizarre dream... Lots of people chasing me.
Most embarrasing moment... I was running in my two piece, ran into a tree and messed up my arm.

Kecia Holland

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At Hogan High: played two years varsity... was an all-league, all-regional selection as well as an all-tourney pick at the West Coast Jamboree... was named all-team player at the Sugar City Classic... averaged 15.4 points per game... also ran track and field.

Personal: Born July 16, 1988, in Oakland... parents are Christine and Rodney Holland... brothers are Ryan and Dante... would like to transfer to a school where she can major in pre-law... a member of the African-American student union and leadership at Hogan... has been playing basketball since she was five.

Actress who would play me... Whoopi Goldberg.
Funniest player on the team... Tamieka and Liza.
I would like to change places for a day with... Oprah Winfrey.
Coach Matt is... a great coach who puts a lot of time and dedication and shows that he cares.
My autobiography would be called... The Diary of Kecia.
My best Halloween costume... Yoda from Star Wars.
My biggest fan is... my mom.
The best sports movie ever made... Love and Basketball.
Favorite reality show... Real World.
Reality show I would do well on... Survivor.
Most embarassing moment... When I was in the fifth grade spelling bee, I misspelled across... it was the easiest word on the list.

Simone Soria

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2005-06: averaged 1.5 points, 1 rebound and 1.4 assists per game... had a season high eight points against... dished out xx assists against...

At John Swett High: played four years varsity... was named the team's co-MVP, was an all-league honorable mention and was all-tournament at the St. Helena Tournament as a senior... also played tennis, soccer and softball.

Personal: Born March 20, 1987, in Crockett... parents are Florence and Greg... siblings are Kendra, Andrea, Domini, Teresa and Manuel... carried a 3.2 GPA in high school... was a member of the CSF and the student council at Swett... has been playing basketball for seven years... would like to become a teacher and a coach.

Actress who would play me... Uma Thurman.
When no one is looking, I like to... make funny faces in the mirror.
Why my position is the best... I can control the tempo, make plays, throw dimes.
Funniest player on the team... Tamieka.
I would like to change places for a day with... George W. Bush.
Coach Matt is... loud.
My autobiography would be called... "What had happened was...".
My best Halloween costume... a ninja turtle.
If I could go up against another Solano athlete (non-women's basketball), it would be... Gabe Alizaga (football).
My biggest fan is... My mom.
The best restaurant in my hometown... The Nantucket.
Reality show I would do well on... Road Rules,Real World Challenge.
The funniest story from my childhood... my friend did a cartwheel on the playground right in front of and kicked me in the eye and left an "F" for Fila on my face.

Jeanette Ponce

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2005-06: averaged 4.4 points and one rebound per game... scored a season high 13 points against... came off the bench and buried x-for-x 3-pointers against... made 19 3-pointers on the season.

At Fairfield High: played three years varsity... was a member of the Solano County Athletic Conference and Sac-Joaquin Section championship teams as a senior... won the team's most inspirational award two times and was a co-captain as a senior... also ran track and field.

Personal: Born Jan. 21, 1987, in Oakland... parents are Raul and Carmen Ponce... sisters are Elizabeth, Cynthia and Crystal... was a student of the month at Fairfield High.

Actress who would play me... Angelina Jolie.
Favorite coach Matt quote... Suck Face Dog.
Funniest player on the team... Tamieka.
Coach Matt is... awesome!
As a member in a band, I would be... the lead singer.
If I could go up against another Solano athlete (non-women's basketball), it would be... Gabe Sims (men's basketball).
My biggest fan... my mom.
The best sports movie ever made... Remember the Titans.
Most bizarre dream... Marilyn Manson was at my house.

Tamieka Durnat

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2005-06: As a freshman, averaged 4.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game... also had 30 steals... had a season high of 17 points against and xx rebounds against.

At Vallejo High: played two years varsity... was named the team's most improved player... suited up for Solano Hall of Famer Shamone Warren... also ran track and field.

Personal: Born Oct. 12, 1986, in Asbury Park, NJ... parents are Lori Durant and Clinton Johnson... twins brothers are Tyron and Tyrene... won the African Affirmation award at Vallejo... would like to be a pediatrician someday... was also a member of the Black Student Union... has been playing basketball since she was seven.

Why Solano? Because it's close to home.
What is Solano basketball? Hard work, dedication and a winning team.
Actress who would play me... Sanaa Lathan.
Why my position is the best... because I get to express myself.
Funninest player on the team... Me, Liza and Deanna.
For a day, I would like to change places with... the less fortunate.
If I could go up against another Solano athlete (non-women's basketball), it would be... Ahmed Khalfan (men's basketball).
My biggest fan... My best friend, Rahiem.
The best sports movie ever made... Glory Road.
The reality show I would do best on... Road Rules, Real World Challenge.
Most embarassing moment... Getting hit with a basketball during a game and the whole bench laughing at me.

Deanna Mayfield

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2005-06: Third-leading scorer with 7.5 points per game... pulled down an average of 3.3 rebounds per game... scored 25 points against ... had 47 steals.

At Pinole Valley High: played three years varsity... team won the ACCAL in Mayfield's junior and senior years... was a member of the North Coast Section Division II championship team as a senior... was an all-tournament selection at the Pinole Holida Classic... won the coach's award and the captain's award... averaged 9.1 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1 assist and 1.7 steals per game... also played volleyball.

Personal: Born Oct. 23, 1987, in Oakland... parents are Duane and Ruth Mayfield... siblings are Kira, Demetria, Alexandria and Aliyah... has been playing basketball for five years.

Favorite Coach Matt quote... Suck Face Dog or Salad Tongs.
When no one is looking, I like to... Do the robot.
Why my position is the best... I can shoot the jumper or go in the post.
Funniest player on the team... Liza.
Coach Matt is... a tough coach, but brings the best out of you.
If I didn't play basketball, I would be... a model, my second dream job.
If I could go up against another Solano athlete (non-women's basketball) it would be... Ahmed Khalfan or Coach Nagle (men's basketball).
My biggest fan... My mom and dad.
Reality show I would do best on... Real World, Road Rules Challenge.

Ashley Skillman

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At Deer Valley High: played three years varsity... team won the North Coast Section championship... also ran cross country and played softball.

Personal: Born Nov. 17, 1988, in Pittsburg... parents are Laura Almarez and Michael Skillman... siblings are Alfie, Kim, Alanna, Jourden, Savaun, Taiye, Mike... nickname is Skills... has been playing basketball since third grade.

Favorite coach Matt quote... You just gotta get it done.
Why my position is the best... because without us, it wouldn't be a successful team.
Funniest player on the team... everyone is funny in different ways on different days.
I would like to change places for a day with... my mom.
Coach Matt is... comedy.
My autobiography would be called... Skills to Pay Da Bills.
As a member of a band, I would be... The drummer. They have to follow my beat.
Best sports movie ever made... Love and Basketball.
Best restaurant in your hometown... New Mecca.
Favorite reality show... America's Next Top Model.

Michelle Domingo

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2005-06: Utlized redshirt year.

At Hogan High: played two years varsity... was a member of the Spartans team that advanced to the Sac-Joaquin Section title game... was an all-tournament selection at the Sugar City Tournament...also played tennis and badminton.

Personal: Born May 30, 1987, in Vallejo... parents are Benjie and Lorna Domingo... siblings are Michael, Marvin, Valerie and Sheila... a member of the Filipino and broadcasting clubs at Hogan... has been playing basketball for 10 years.

Funniest player on the team... Liza.
Coach Matt is... Super Cool.
My autobiography would be called... In the Life of Bruce Lee's sister.
If I wasn't at Solano, I would be... sadly, a team groupie.
If I could go up against another Solano athlete (non-women's basketball), it would be... Ahmed Khalfan.
My favorite reality show... Yo Momma.

Ivory Williams

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At St. Patrick's High: played four years varsity... was inducted into the SPSV women's basketball hall of fame... won the coach's award and was an honorable mention all-league, in addition to being named all-region... also played softball and ran track and field.

Personal: Born Oct. 6, 1987, in Oakland... parents are Ronnie and Karen Williams... twin sister is Ebony, brothers are Lamar and Yancy... would like to be a firefighter... has been playing basketball for as long as she can remember.

Favorite Coach Matt quote... Be a player not a spectator.
When no one is looking, I like to... sing.
Why my position is the best... Because I am a beast.
Funniest player on the team... Shanna Holmes.
I play basketball because... I have a strong passion for it and when I am having a bad day, I can channel that energy into basketball.
My biggest fan... Former Solano team manager Renia Boudaghian.
Best sports movie ever made... Love and Basketball.
Best restaurant in your hometown... Olive Garden.
Favorite reality show... Real World and The Contender.
The funniest story from my childhood... My twin sister and I jumped off a moving ice cream truck.

Liza Garcia

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2005-06: averaged 3.5 points and 2.8 rebounds... played a crucial role off the bench for the Falcons... started in xx games... high game of 12 points came against... had xx rebounds against.

At Dixon: played two years varsity... won the "Go Home Award" and was an all-conference honorable mention selection... also named all-tournament at the Colusa Tournament.

Personal: Born Sept. 27, 1987, in Woodland... parents are Angelina and Richard Garcia... older brother is Marc, younger brother is Eric... most admires her parents... has been playing basketball since eighth grade.

When no one is looking, I... sing and dance in front of the mirror.
Why my position is the best... you can shoot outside and be a threat in the paint.
Funniest player on the team... Me, Simone.
Coach Matt is... short.
My autobiography would be called... The Life of a Jedi Knight.
If I didn't play basketball, I would be... dead.
If I could go up against another Solano athlete (non-women's basketball), it would be... Scott Weingart (Men's basketball).
My biggest fan is... my mom, I hope.
Best restaurant in my hometown... Mary's Pizza Shack.
Most bizzare dream... Me and coach Matt had a picnic in the park.
The funniest story from my childhood... my parents told me I was adopted.