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 Rio Hondo Men's Soccer History
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The Rio Hondo Men's Soccer Program is one of the finest programs in the Foothill Conference and Southern California. Coach Orlando Brenes has put together 3 Foothill Conference Championship Teams in a row. Rio Hondo has won the conference title in 2002, 2003, and 2004. Along with those championships have been the accomplishments of individual athletes including All-American Selections and All Far West selections. Many of Rio Hondo's players have gone on to Collegiate careers and Professional Careers. If you would like to play soccer at Rio Hondo please call coach Orlando Brenes at (562) 692-0921 x3973.

 

Rio Hondo 2008 All-Conference Awards

Head Coach Orlando Brenes - Coach of the Year

Conference MVP - Alan Ponce

1st Team Honors - Carlos Gutierrez, Anthony Salcedo, Dennis Morales, Philip Cervantes

2nd Team Honors - Gilbert Bautista, Jesus Castellon, Geovanni Serrano, Willie Lopez

RIO HONDO Athlete of the Year

                                     2006           Gabriel Barriaga

                                      2005           Jeff Meyers

                                      2003           Luis Aguilar

                                      2002           Gabriel Valencia

                                      1999           Marvin Quijano

                                      1998           Juan Carlos Bolanos

 

COLLEGE TRANSFERS

                    University of San Francisco     Luis Aguilar

                                                                   Chris Martinez

                    Notre Dame University -        Edgar Flores

                    Dominican University -                    Matt Pinenado

                    Cal State Dominguez -           Juan Carlos Bolanos

                                                                   Gabriel Valencia

                                                                   Kevin Gallagher  

                   Cal Poly Pomona -                 Cesar Jimenez

                    Cal State San Bernardino -   Jeff Meyers

                                                                   Jeremiah Marquez

                                                                   Mike Cirrcioni

                    Cal State Fullerton -               Celso Alvarez

                    San Francisco State -              Roy Phillips

                                                                   Grant Hauxhurts

                                                                   Mario Hernandez

                     Hilo Hawaii University -        Logan Montenegro

                                                                   Marcos Medina

                                                                   Dustin Daley

                                                                   Carlos Lopez

                   Sacramento State -                 Rene Gomez

                    Cal State Los Angeles -          Adrian Luna

ALL-TIME CONFERENCE M.V.P.

2008- Alan Ponce

2007- Carlos Gutierrez

2006- Carlos Lopez

2005- Jeff Meyers

2004- Arnulfo Higuerda

2003- Luis Aguilar

2002- Jonathan Burns

2001- Gabriel Valencia

2000- Waldo Torres

1998- Marvin Quijano

1997- Juan Carlos Bolanos

ALL-AMERICANS SELECTED 1st TEAM DEV. 3

1997- Juan Carlos Bolanos

2002- Luis Aguilar

ALL FAR WEST SELECTIONS

                   2007        Carlos Gutierrez   (1st Team)

                                      Marcos Medina (2nd Team)

                   2005        Jeff Meyers

                   2002        Luis Aguilar

                   2000        Gabriel Valencia

2000        Waldo Torres

1999        Marvin Quijano

1998        Casey Larsen

                   Juan Carlos Bolanos

1997        Cesar Jimenez

PLAYERS THAT PLAYED PROFESSIONALLY

Marvin Quijano L.A. Galaxy

Juan Carlos Bolanos Costa Rica

Jose Mejia El Salvador

Luis Aguilar Montreal Thunder A League

 

RIO HONDO COLLEGE SOCCER HISTORY-

OVERALL RECORD (Coach Brenes 7 seasons) 127-37-17

OVERALL CONFERENCE RECORD (Coach Brenes 7 seasons) 77-16-11

CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS- 1987 South Coast, 1988 South Coast,  2002 Foothill, 2003 Foothill, 2004 Foothill, 2005 Foothill

ALL-AMERICAN SELECTIONS

  • 2002 LUIS AGUILAR

  • 1999 MARVIN QUIJANO

  • 1997 JUAN CARLOS BOLANOS

ALL FAR WEST SELECTIONS

  • 2002 LUIS AGUILAR

  • 2002 GABRIEL VALENCIA

  • 2002 WALDO TORRES

  • 1999 MARVIN QUIJANO

  • 1997 JUAN CARLOS BOLANO

  • 1997 CASEY LARSON

  • 1997 CESAR JIMENEZ

RIO HONDO ATHLETE OF THE YEAR AWARD

  • 2003 LUIS AGUILAR

  • 1999 MARVIN QUIJANO

  • 1998 JUAN CARLOS BOLANO

RIO HONDO SOCCER UNIVERSITY TRANSFERS

  • LUIS AGUILAR - USF

  • RAY PHILIPS - SFS

  • GRANT HAUXHURST

  • CESAR JAVING - CAL POLY

  • GABRIEL VALENCIA- CAL STATE DOMINGUEZ HILLS

  • JUAN CARLOS BOLANOS- CAL STATE DOMINGUEZ HILLS- PROFESSIONAL

  • ADRIAN LUNA- CAL STATE LA

  • RICKY FIGUEROA- USF

  • CHRIS MARTINEZ- UC RIVERSIDE

  • RAMULO HEREDIA- CAL STATE NORTHRIDGE

2004 FOOTHILL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS

TEAM AWARDS 2004

CONFERENCE MVP

CARLOS LOPEZ

1ST TEAM ALL CONFERENCE

EDGAR FLORES, SCOTT LOVELESS, JEFF MEYER, CHRIS VASQUEZ

2ND TEAM ALL CONFERENCE

MARTIN GALVAN, RICHARD GALVAN, MARIO DOMINGUEZ, GUILLERMO RAMIREZ

HONORABLE MENTION

JAVIER DELGADILLO, SAM SILVA, RYAN FLORES, CESAR BARRIGA, NOE OSORIO

 

 

Past News-

NOVEMBER 2- Rio Hondo Men's Soccer Co-Champions of the foothill conference. For the 3rd year in a row Rio Hondo wins the Foothill Conference Championship. Rio won 15 games in the season, only to suffer a tough defeat in the 1st round of the playoffs vs. Palomar. Rio Hondo players owned the conference stats. CARLOS LOPEZ, forward had 19 goals and 7 assists to lead all conference scorers throughout the season. Scott Loveless and Gabriel Barriga led all conference Goal Keepers with less than .70 goals allowed per game. Congratulations to the Rio Hondo Men on their conference championship.

OCTOBER 25- RIO HONDO LEADS THE FOOTHILL CONFERENCE.  With a win over Chaffey College to avenge their only Conference loss of the season, the Roadrunners have moved into first place in the foothill conference with 2 games remaining.

September 1- RIO DEFEATS ORANGE COAST COLLEGE 3-2 TO START THE SEASON 3-0. GOALS FOR RIO CARLOS LOPEZ SCORED 2 GOALS IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE GAME SCORE AT HALF 2-1 . THEIR GOAL CAME AS RESULT OF A OWN GOAL SCORED BY OUR OWN DEFENDER. SECOND HALF WAS MUCH MORE INTENSE THEY SCORED WITH 20 MIN. LEFT IN THE GAME. ON A CROSS BALL INTO THE BOX POOR CLEARING ON THE PART OF DEFENSE AND OCC HAD THE EQUALIZER .THE MIGHTY ROADRUNNERS WERE NOT TO BE DENIED AND SCORED THE WINNING GOAL WITH 8 MINS LEFT IN GAME. ON A WONDERFUL PLAY BY JONATHAN RAMIREZ TO  ASSIST THE FROM THE WING SIDE BY A DEFENDER AND CENTERING THE BALL TO MARTIN GALVAN FOR THE WINNING GOAL WITH 8 MINS TO GO IN THE GAME. STATS RIO 13 SHOTS ON GOAL OCC HAD 7.KEEPER SAVES RIO HAD 1 TO OCC 4. CORNER KICKS RIO 6 OCC I. NEXT GAME  TUES. SEPT.7TH AT GOLDEN WEST COLLEGE AT 8:00 P.M.

August 31- Rio defeated Mt. Sac in it's 2nd game of the season 4-0

August 27- In Rio's first game of the season the Men's Soccer team defeated Glendale College 2-0. GOALS SCORED BY # 11 RICHARD GALVAN ASSITED BY #18 CARLOS LOPEZ ON THE FIRST GOAL. THE SECOND GOAL WAS ASSITED BY # 2 MARTIN GALVAN.STASTICALLY, RIO HAD 18 SHOTS TO GLENDALES 10. KEEPERS SAVES 4 FOR RIO AND 7 FOR GLENDALE,CORNERS 9 FOR RIO AND 2 FOR GLENDALE.

 

  The Roadrunner Soccer team finished the 2002 season with a Conference record of 6-1-1 making them the 2002 Foothill Conference Champions.

2002 Season Highlights and photos  
Roy Philips, Ricky Figueroa, Miguel Sosa, celebrate with team-mate Edgar Flores after his goal score.
The Rio Players congratulate Orange Coast after Rio's victory 2-0
Coaches Orlando Brenes, Gary Hurtarte, and Ruben Gonzales have a post-game meeting with the team.
Team captain Jonathan Burns and Roy Philips play strong defense against Santa Ana College.
A save by Miguel Alvarez helps Rio to a tie against Santa Ana.

ALUMNI

  • Congratulations to Juan Carlos Bolanos, 1997-98 ALL AMERICAN while at Rio Hondo. Juan went on to earn a scholarship to CSU Dominguez Hills, and in 2000 earned ALL AMERICAN honors at Dominguez, NCAA Division 2 Soccer Player of the Year, and helped lead the Toros to WINNING the NCAA Div. 2 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP. Juan is now playing professional soccer in Costa Rica.

  • MARVIN QUIJANO turned a successful experience at Rio Hondo into a professional career in the MLS.

  • LUIS AGUILAR earned 2002 ALL AMERICAN Honors

 

 

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