The Saddleback athletics department just completed another sensational year of competitive sports and with the success on the field comes recruitment from four-year universities. Gaucho athletes are approaching $2.5-million in athletic scholarships for the year with a number of recruits still waiting to make decisions.
The Saddleback women’s volleyball program is back in the news this week as it was announced from the volleyball office that sophomore Stevie Wenzel has given a commitment to a four-year university. Wenzel will play both indoor and beach volleyball at Ottawa University.
The Saddleback women’s volleyball program is now up to four commitments to universities after the volleyball office announced that Lauren Whitehouse has given a commitment to a four-year school. Whitehouse will play both indoor and beach volleyball at Tusculum College.
The Saddleback women’s beach volleyball team picked up its first win of the season with a 5-0 defeat of Glendale College on Wednesday at Doheney State Beach. It was the first sweep for the Gauchos since blanking College of the Desert last season.
The Saddleback beach volleyball team took a step closer to winning its first match of the season with a 3-2 loss to Rio Hondo College on Wednesday at Doheny State Beach. The Gauchos were shorthanded heading into the match.
Saddleback three-sport athlete Landry Armstrong has given a verbal commitment to play both indoor volleyball and beach volleyball at Marymount University, according to the volleyball office. Armstrong has spent the past two years playing both volleyball and basketball for the Gauchos.