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Nick MattisHead Coach Nick Mattis

Phone: 408.864.5731
Office: PE-670
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De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Cupertino, CA 95014


Assistant Coach: Ray Cornell
Assistant Coach: Mike Buncic
Assistant Coach: Andrew Dela Cruz
Assistant Coach: Bob Bush
Assistant Coach: Oddessy Tapia
Assistant Coach: Brianna Tucker
Assistant Coach: Rick Blomquist

2017 Men's and Women's Coast Conference Champions 

Coast Conference 2017


MPC Open

The Don's traveled to Monterrey Peninsula College this past weekend to compete in the MPC Open.  The event featured 10 Women's Teams and 9 Men's Teams including every team from the Coast Conference.  In the unofficial scoring of the meet.  The Women came out in second place and the Men were in a close 3rd.  The women were again led by a strong group of throwers.  The women went 1-2 in the Discus, First Place in the Javelin out of the collegiate throwers, 1,2,3,4 in the Hammer and 3rd, 5th and 6th in the Shot Put to score just over half of the teams 140 points.  To top it off the talented throwers also had Melissa Favorite win the Pole Vault with a 10' vault to earn a State A mark and she finished 3rd in the Triple Jump in her first ever competition.  Emily Hallett added 3rd place points in the High Jump as well.  Hallett threw the 3rd longest toss in school history to win the Hammer Throw, and was first in the Javelin with a PR.  Favorite was first in the Discus for the second week in a row.  The other win for the Dons came on the track as Rebecca Collins used a strong finish to pull away and easily win the 400.  For the men, they only had one victory on the day, by winning the 4x100 with the team of Rob Abousamra, Marc Calopez, Tommy Mai, and Hezekiah Ramirez.  The teams will traveling pretty far the next 4 weeks to compete as the Dons next travel to Marysville, CA to compete in the Yuba 49er Invitational.  

De Anza vs Hartnell 2nd Annual Dual

The 2018 Season kicked off with the 2nd Annual De Anza-Hartnell Dual Meet again in Salinas at Hartnell College due to construction all home meets for De Anza this season had to be moved.  The winning Men's and Women's Teams in the meet get to keep the traveling Baton Plaque for the next year and add the team score to the plaque.  The Dons won both plaques last year, but the results of this meet were a split.  The Dons Men's Team kept the plaque with a very close victory over the Panthers, winning 77.33 to 75.66 in a meet that came down to the final race the 4x400 relay as the Dons earned a 5 point victory to claim the win.  Both Teams had 9 victories 5 each on the track and 4 each in the field events and each team had 8 second place finishes.  Winners for the Men were Marc Calopez winning the 100 and 200 races easily and was a member of the 4x100 and 4x400 relays, which were victorious.  Hezekiah Ramirez won the 400 and was a member of both relays as well.  For the field event wins the Dons were led by Renato Oyarzun winning both the Javelin and the Hammer Throws.  Dylan Bourzingas won the High Jump with a State B performance and Semanu Attiogbe won the Triple Jump easily by 4 feet.  The women could not repeat against one of the best teams in Northern California as they fell 86-58 to the host Panthers.  The Ladies did have some great performances however winning 6 events on the day.  Emily Hallett had a career day by winning the Hammer throw with the 6th best throw in school history and a State A mark, she also hit a State A mark in the High Jump with a lifetime best jump.  She then added a State B mark in the Javelin to win that event and finished her day off with a second place finish in the Long Jump.  Melissa Favorite was not to be outdone as she won the Discus with a State A mark and also won the Pole Vault with the 6th best vault in school history.  She was also the runner up to Hallett in the Hammer Throw with the 9th best mark in school history, good enough for a State B mark.  The duo scored over half of the team points for the Dons themselves.  The other winner on the day and the only one on the track for the Dons was Rebecca Collins winning the 400 Hurdles in one of the most exciting races on the day by .01 seconds.  Full results can be found on the schedule tab at the upper left part of this page.  The Dons will travel next Saturday to Monterrey to the MPC Open starting at 10 AM.



Men's and Women's Track and Field Building: PE-670
Contact: Nick Mattis
Phone: 408.864.5731

Last Updated: 2/20/18