CCSF Women’s Badminton Heads to Conference Championships

By Gracia Hernandez Rovelo


The City College of San Francisco Rams women’s badminton team has had a history of winning, becoming coast conference champions in 2010, 2011 and 2012. The high profile competitive team was crowned state champion in 2010 and runner-up in 2009, 2011 and 2012.


“Smash Rally” Illustration by JohnTaylor Wildfeuer/The Guardsmanw

With the direction of the Head Coach Tiffany Mariano and Assistant Coach Jesus Hernandez, the 2023 City College women’s badminton roster features talented young players like Xinyi Cai, Yuchu Huang, Rianna Lee, Kayla Mann, Eunice Claire Millares, Carolyn Nyguyen, Adriene Pineda, Malia Santiago, Kaylie Sumi, Kristin Vinluan and Kelly Yau.


City College of San Francisco Athletics Department cited Carolyn Nguyen as Ram of the Week for women’s badminton;  Nguyen stood out with high scores of 21-6 and 21-7 against Skyline on Thursday, March 9. 

Heading into the Conference Championships at Fresno City College on May 5 to 6 and CCCAA State Championships at San Diego City College on May 11 to 13, the Rams team has won important games in conference play against Skyline, Evergreen Valley, Fresno, Mission and De Anza in a powerful drive to recapture the state championship.

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