DVC No. 3 ranking in the Junior College Division III National Poll

DVC No. 3 ranking in the Junior College Division III National Poll

The Diablo Valley College women’s soccer team has been rewarded for its remarkable 13-game unbeaten streak to start the season with a No. 3 ranking in the Junior College Division III National Poll.
The Vikings (10-0-3, 5-0-3 Big 8)have a showdown with host Santa Rosa (11-2-0, 6-2-0)on Friday for sole possession of first place.
DVC is ranked behind only No. 1 San Diego Mesa College and SUNY Broome Community College of Binghamton, New York. The Vikings, guided by coach Cailin Mullins, and enjoying the best start in program history, have moved up from 12th to fifth to third over the past month.
Vanessa Ruvalcaba, a freshman midfielder, leads the Vikings in points with 19 (7 goals, 5 assists) and Freshman forward Noelle Lemos paces the team in goals with eight.
Sophomore goalkeeper Katie McLaughlin has worked seven shutouts and has an excellent 0.48 goals-against average.