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2014-2015 Program and Team News

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Men's Soccer defeated West Valley by 1-0 in the third round of the NorCal playoffs.

The contest went into overtime for the second consecutive playoff game. The overtime ended 0-0. The match went into a penalty shoot out with De Anza winning on the 8th penalty kick.

Guy Elgar (Homestead HS) scored the winning PK. Goalie Carlos Mendez (Independence HS) made two big saves in the PKS.

This was the biggest win in program history for Men's Soccer since winning the state championship in 1997. Congratulations to Rusty Johnson, Roheet Sen and the team.

2014 Men's Soccer Team with De Anza President Brian Murphy

The team is pictured above with President Brian Murphy after a practice in the rain in preparation for the upcoming semifinals.

The Dons will play Mount San Antonio College (Mt. SAC) at Mt. SAC on Friday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m. in the state semifinal match. The winner of that game will play for the championship at Mt. SAC on Sunday, Dec. 7. De Anza is 18-1-3 and Mt. SAC is 13-4-6.

View the CCCAA men's soccer state championship bracket for results during the final matches of the season.

Updated 12/1/14

Men's Soccer will play West Valley in the NorCal 3rd Round on Saturday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. at De Anza to determine who will play for the state championship Dec. 5-7.
West Valley, the Coast Conference South champions, defeated South Lake Tahoe in PK's today, with a record of 16-1-4.
De Anza's record is 19-1-1, defeating City College of San Francisco in a penalty kick shootout 2-1 final score during the NorCal 2nd Round. De Anza holds the 2014 Coast Conference Central title.

There will be a live broadcast of the game on, with details to come.

Updated 11/25/14

Men's Soccer defeated Hartnell by the score of 1-0 to win their first Coast Conference championship since 2010. This is Men's Soccer's 22nd Coast Conference championship win. De Anza is now 18-1-1, with Hartnell, last year's state champions, at 15-3-3.
Because De Anza is seeded #2 in NorCal, the team will play on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 2 p.m. at De Anza in the Second Round NorCal game against the winner of the Las Positas and CCSF game. View the full tournament bracket listing here.

There will be a live broadcast of the game on, with details to come.

Additionally first year Head Coach Mark "Rusty" Johnson was named the Coast Conference Coach of the Year. Congratulations to Coaches Johnson and Roheet Sen, as well as all the student-athletes. 

Updated 11/19/14

The Men's and Women's Cross Country teams qualified for the eighth straight year to the California Community Colleges state cross country championships in Fresno on Saturday, Nov. 22. 

Good luck to coach Nick Mattis and the teams. Updated 11/17/14

Men's and Women's Water Polo ended the Coast Conference tournament 4-0 in the last four games played.

The women's team finished 5th in the Conference, the highest finish in the last five years. Pailin Coy was awarded First Team All-Conference and Thuy Phi was awarded Second Team All-Conference.

The men's team finished third in conference, upsetting Cabrillo College in the conference tournament. Scott Reynolds was awarded First Team All-Conference, Second Team All-Northern California, and All American Honors for the second time. Jackson Zeigler, Jefferson Yao, and Afsheen Khrosvhiani were awarded Second Team All Conference.

Congratulations to Danielle Von Matt, her staff and teams. Updated 11/17/14

If you can't catch the Dons Football team playing against sister college Foothill at Foothill on Nov. 15, you can watch the game live and archived later online at for free!

The game starts at 1 p.m. You can also watch it on your iPad or mobile device for instant replay and slow motion while at the game.    Updated 11/14/14


The Men's Soccer team will play against defending state champion Hartnell College at De Anza on Friday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m for the Coast Conference Championship. Both teams have 10 wins, 1 loss, and 1 tie in Coast Conference play. Join on Friday to cheer on the De Anza Dons, currently ranked fifth in the state. Hartnell is ranked ninth.
The game will also be broadcast live. Follow these steps for viewing:

  1. Register for free at
  2. Click Live Broadcast Schedule on the day of the game and find the 11/14/14 De Anza vs. Hartnell game.
  3. Click watch! 

Download a flyer for how to watch games on-demand 5-7 days after the game takes place.

Updated 11/12/14

We are close to the end of the season for Fall sports, and Winter sports are starting. Here are some upcoming contests. Pick a game to attend to support student athletes!
Both Men's and Women's Cross Country teams finished second place in the Coast Conference and are going to the NorCal Championship at Crystal Springs in Belmont on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10 a.m. The State Championship is on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 10 a.m. in Fresno.

2014 De Anza Cross Country Team
Football needs your support against City College San Francisco at De Anza on Saturday, Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. Then the team plays at Foothill on Saturday, Nov. 15, at 1 p.m.
Men's Soccer is at 16 wins and one loss, ranked in the National Top 10 all year. Current ranking is six (6). Check out these home games: The team plays Skyline on Friday, Nov. 7, at 3 p.m. and Hartnell at on Friday, Nov. 14, at 3 p.m.
Women's Soccer needs a couple wins to go to the playoffs. Come to the next home game to  support the team against West Valley on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m.
Women's Volleyball also needs a couple wins to go to the playoffs. Mark your calendar for these home games: The team plays Cabrillo on Friday, Nov. 14, at 6:30 p.m. and Monterey Peninsula on Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 6:30 p.m.
Men's and Women's Water Polo will compete in the Coast Conference Championships at West Valley on Friday, Nov. 7. Time to be determined.
Both Men's and Women's Basketball are just starting out for the season. Here's a list of upcoming home games. The men's team plays Canada on Wednesday,  Nov. 12, at 7 p.m.; Napa on Thursday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m.; and CCSF on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 3 p.m. The women's team plays Shasta on Friday, Nov. 7, at 5 p.m. and Delta on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 5 p.m. 

Updated 11/6/14

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  Members of the Men's and Women's Soccer teams are wearing pink uniforms during home games to raise awareness about the disease.

2014 Men's Soccer Team in Pink

The De Anza Men's Soccer Team is ranked #8 in the nation as of the Junior College Division III Men National Poll 7 on Tuesday, Oct. 14, dropping from the #2 ranking, held the previous two consecutive weeks. The team has a record of 10 wins and 1 loss. The next home game is against Gavilan College on Friday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m.  There is no charge for admission. See the Mens' Soccer schedule for away games.

2014 Women's Soccer Team

The De Anza Women's Soccer Team will play at De Anza again on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 1:30 p.m., against Skyline College.

Show your support for both teams by coming to the games, wearing pink and cheering on the players!

For more information on breast cancer, early detection and how you can help in the fight, visit the American Cancer Society and National Breast Cancer Foundation websites.      

Updated 10/15/14

  1. De Anza football gameRegister for free at
  2. Click Live Broadcast Schedule on the day of the game and find the De Anza game.
  3. Click watch!

Check out the 2014 Football Schedule for the remaining home games. The next one is Saturday, Oct. 18, against Diablo Valley College at 1 p.m.

Building: PE
Contact: Kulwant Singh
Phone: 408.864.8745

Last Updated: 12/3/14