MSJC Women Have Strong Showing at Conference; Duron Coach of the Year

The MSJC women's tennis team traveled to Victor Valley College on ThursdaYesenia Lozanoy, April 16th to compete in the Foothill Conference Tournament. Michelle Escamilla, Nicole Lessley, and Yesenia Lozano qualified for singles play at the 2009 Regional Tournament, hosted by Saddleback College. All three doubles teams qualified for doubles play at the 2009 Regional Tournament. The teams who qualified are Lessley/Lozano, Escamilla/Valdez, and Henderson/Garcia. In addition, Coach Yolanda Duron was voted Coach of the Year by the coaches in the Foothill Conference. This is Duron's first season at the helm for the Lady Eagles. Coach Duron said, "Each of the women played their heart out to qualify. Our team goal was to have everyone make it to regional and I am extremely proCoach Yolanda Duronud of the women with the way they met their goal."

The ladies will play at the prestigious Ojai Tournament this weekend and participate in the Southern California Individual Regional May 1-3.



Yesenia Lozano (above) is one of six Lady Eagles who qualified for the Southern Califronia Regional Tournament May 1-3.  Yolanda Duron (below) was named Foothill Conference Coach of the Year in her first season as MSJC's head coach.