The Ventura College Men's Tennis team claimed their 10th title in the last 11 seasons during their 2016 Western State Conference campaign. The Pirates clinched the championships and a perfect 8-0 conference mark with a 7-2 victory over Bakersfield, for their 15th conference championship in program history.
The Pirates would go on to earn the #3 seed in the 2016 California Community College Athletic Association Southern California Team Playoffs, defeating #5 Orange Coast College in the first round before eventually falling to #2 Cerritos College in the regional semi-finals. The Pirates finished their 2016 campaign 15-3 overall.
Santa Barbara City College, came back after a two-year absence from competition and finished in second place.