VC tennis wins division at Houston tournament

Nov. 17, 2011 at 5:17 a.m.

On Saturday, the Victoria College Pirates tennis team won its division in the Homer Ford/University of Houston Tournament.

In its first match, VC defeated Texas State. Winning for VC was Nicole Gregory and Alyssa Villa in women's doubles, Garrett Gomez and Kendle Patek in men's doubles, and Garrett Gomez and Alyssa Villa in mixed doubles.

In the second match, VC defeated a team from Texas A&M. Villa and Gregory won again in women's doubles, and Gomez and Patek won their doubles match. Kendle then came back and won the men's singles 6-3.

Finishing out the match, Gomez and Villa won the mixed event 6-2 to move onto the championship round.

In the finals, VC faced LSC-Montgomery. After losing the women's doubles match, the men came back and defeated their opponents in a tiebreaker.

Gregory, after being down 1-4, came back to win the women's singles 6-5 in another tiebreaker.

Villa and Gomez won their third mixed match of the day to secure the division championship.

The VC team has completed its fall season and will now wait until next March to play in the Campus Championship.

Dance Team

The VC Treasures Dance team will be holding an information meeting Dec. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the VC Sports Center's aerobic room. It is for all students interested in trying out for the VC Treasures Dance Team for the spring semester.

Tryouts will be held at the end of the current semester and again the week before classes begin in the spring.

Qualifying team members will enroll in the PHED 1124.1 course which meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. They must show proof of current health insurance.

For more information please contact Joey Gregory at 361-571-2302 or

Women's Basketball

The VC Pirates women's basketball team lost a close one last Wednesday to Palo Alto College in San Antonio.

The Pirates' record fell to 3-3 with the loss, and they are currently in third place in the conference.

The Pirates hope to rebound with a win Monday, when they take on Northwest Vista College in the VC Sports Center gym at 6 p.m.

Women's Volleyball

The VC Pirates women's volleyball team won last Thursday night without evenhitting a ball.

UTSA was forced to forfeit due to injuries, making the Pirates' record 4-2 in conference.

The Victoria College Sports Report is contributed by Kelly McKay, a professor in the Victoria College physical education department.



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