Women’s Soccer Shuts Out Encinal

The Dons prevailed on Wednesday night in the first round of NCS play. They toppled the Encinal Jets of Alameda 3-0. Sasha Sadoff broke the seal in the first half with a nice assist from Aliye Wingate. Shortly after, Lara Dissman scored to make it 2-0 at the half. In the beginning of the second half, Maddie Zuber connected off a great cross from Lara Dissman to make the score 3-0.

The Dons advance to the second round of NCS play and will travel to Campolindo on Saturday to take on the Cougars at 5pm. In their previous two meetings, the Dons and Cougars have tied, 0-0 and 1-1. It is shaping up to be a tough game and a battle for bragging rights! Come support this phenomenal group of young women!!!


Women’s Frosh/Soph Season Finale

The Frosh-Soph Women’s Soccer Team had a spectacular win over Miramonte in their final game of the season, Saturday, February 9. Goals were completed by Lauren Yee and Victoria Flint with assists by Maya StelzerJessie LimVictoria Flint and Annalise HarhaySloan Nelick and Elise Flagg guarded the goal amazingly against the Miramonte threats. Everyone played so well it was difficult to not recognize the whole team! Final score, 3-1. This completes the season. See you next year! 

Go Dons!

Varsity Women’s Soccer Falls to Las Lomas

The Dons lost a tough one on Wednesday night. After falling behind 0-2 with 30 minutes left in the second half, they had hope they could come back when Aliye Wingate was able to score on a direct kick roughly 30 yards out to make the score 1-2. Minutes later, Sasha Sadoff made an incredible weak side pass to Lara Dissman on the left wing and Lara pounded the ball in the net to tie it up 2-2. The Dons kept pressing on offense, but a breakaway for Las Lomas enabled them to score with 3 minutes remaining. Final 2-3.

The Dons will travel to Clayton Valley on Friday night to take on the Ugly Eagles at 7pm. This will be their final League game.


JV Women’s Soccer Suffers Tough Loss to Las Lomas

After giving up a penalty and a goal from a corner kick early in the match the Don’s began battling back.  Lyla Cox did well in her goalkeeping debut.    Our freshmen showed their great development this season with strong performances by Ella Alpert and Mia Sides.  The second half was all Acalanes with the Dons outshooting the Knights about 10-0. Finally, Emily Keeler put a low curler into the back of the net for a 1-2 final score.

Go Dons!

Frosh/Soph Women’s Soccer Update

Great week for Frosh-Soph Women’s Soccer!

On Monday, January 28, the Frosh-Soph women’s soccer team played a tight game at home against Campolindo. Victoria Flint scored, with an assist from herself. When the keeper deflected the first shot, Victoria gained control of the ball again and made the goal to win the game, final score 1-0.

Saturday, February 2 brought another win for the Lady Dons against Bishop O’Dowd. Victoria Flint again scored with an assist from Jessie Lim. Then Jessie scored with an assist from VictoriaDella Pascucci played well in both the left and center back. Co-captains Sloan Nelick and Lindsey Campbell kept up the communication after the first goal and helped the team to regroup to go on to the second goal and final score of 2-0.

The team will close out the season on Saturday, February 9. In the morning home game they will go against Benicia starting at 9am. The afternoon away game at Miramonte starts at 2pm


Women’s Varsity Soccer Shuts Out Concord High

The Dons celebrated their wonderful seniors (Malika Haji, KK McDonagh, Maddie Zuber, Emma Workman, Lara Dissman, Sasha Sadoff, and Ava McKay) on a rainy Friday night at their last regular season home game.

In the first 10 minutes, Maddie Zuber scored off a great pass from Megan Go to put the Dons up 1-0. Several minutes later, Lara Dissman was fouled hard in the goal box. Aliye Wingate calmly pounded the PK into the right corner of the goal. The score would be 2-0 at the end of the first half.

In the second half, Sasha Sadoff added another assist to her resume when she crossed the ball in front of the goal where Gabby Ortale was waiting to put the ball in the left corner. Dons win 3-0 to put their record at 4-2-4 in League and 10-3-5 Overall.

The Dons will travel to Walnut Creek next Wednesday to face Las Lomas at 7pm.


JV Women’s Soccer Wins Again

The JV Women’s Soccer team cruised to another victory bringing their record to 11 wins and 3 losses.

The Dons dominated Friday’s game at home vs. Concord.  Five early goals within the first 20 minutes by Maya Kelly (2), Emily Keeler (2) and Hallie Orear left the Minutemen stunned.

The second half focused on ball control and ball movement.  Coach Vince made things interesting with a position swap- forwards going on defense and the defenders taking a turn forward.  


Women’s Varsity Soccer Falls to Northgate

The Dons traveled to Walnut Creek on Wednesday night to take on the Northgate Broncos. The Dons knew it was going to be a tough game as the Broncos have only lost one game all season, and are undefeated in League. The Broncos proved to be too much for the Dons with the final score 4-0.

The Dons will celebrate their 7 Seniors on Friday night for the last home game of the season. They will play Concord High at 7pm.


JV Women’s Soccer Routs Northgate

JV Women’s Soccer dominated the Broncos at Northgate Wednesday night.    At the final whistle the Dons had 8 goals in the net.  These were spread amongst 5 players including Sammy Hess,  Emily Keeler,  Ella Alpert, Natalie Cohen and Keri Wendt.  Highlights included a beautiful header goal by Keri off a Lue Van Handel corner.  Defense was strong, taming the Broncos and keeping them to a single goal.