The record-breaking season for the Sonoma State women's volleyball team came to a sudden end with a heartbreaking 3-1 loss to UC San Diego in the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Division II Volleyball Championships on Dec. 4 at Alaska Airlines Center in Anchorage, Alaska. The No. 3 seed Seawolves (26-4) also saw their 22-match win streak end, along with the end of the road for Sonoma State seniors Caylie Seitz, Madelyn Densberger and Kaitlyn Connolly. After earning California Collegiate Athletic Association Player of the Years honors and leading Sonoma State to another NCAA Division II Tournament berth, Caylie Seitz has been selected as the D2CCA West Region Volleyball Player of the Year. Seitz leads three first-team selections for the Seawolves and six total selections for the CCAA to the 2015 D2CCA All-West Regional Volleyball Teams.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced its NCAA Division II Women's Soccer All-America selections on Dec. 3. Sonoma State University senior Margi Osmundson earned herself first-team distinction while fellow senior Carolyn Greco earned third-team honors. Margi Osmundson's team-leading 28 shots on goal and five assists were enough to earn her not only NSCAA first-team All-Region this season, but first-team All-America honors, as well. Carolyn Greco was named the CCAA Defender of the Year for her defensive prowess on the field this season for the Sonoma State women's soccer team. Greco's and Osmundson's NSCAA All-America accomplishments will be recognized at the NSCAA convention on Jan. 16 in Baltimore, Md.
The Sonoma State men's basketball team suffered a 67-60 loss to CCAA-newcomer Cal State San Marcos on Dec. 5 at MiraCosta College in Oceanside. The Seawolves fell to 5-3 overall and 0-2 in the CCAA. Ronnie Harris scored a season-high 11 points and James Slade chipped in with 10, but the Sonoma State men's basketball team couldn't overcome a hot shooting performance by No. 22 UC San Diego, losing 69-55 at The Wolves' Den in Rohnert Park on Dec. 2. James Davis went for 22 points, including four 3-pointers as the Sonoma State men's basketball team cruised to its fourth straight win, a 76-59 triumph over visiting Simon Fraser on Nov. 30 at The Wolves' Den in Rohnert Park.
Three Sonoma State women's basketball players scored in double-figures, led by the 13 points from Kayla Coloyan, but it wouldn't be enough in the 73-61 loss to Cal State San Marcos at MiraCosta College in Oceanside on Dec. 5. The Seawolves drop to 0-2 in CCAA play and 4-5 overall. The Sonoma State women's basketball team jumped out to a 6-2 lead early on, but visiting UC San Diego answered with a 21-3 run over the next 10 minutes and didn't look back as the Seawolves suffered an 85-52 defeat to the Tritons on Dec. 2 at The Wolves' Den. Visit http://www.sonomaseawolves.com for more information.