September 10, 2007
Freshman ~ 5-6 ~ Midfielder ~ Temecula, California
Freshman midfielder Jacquelyn Witz had 2 goals and an assist in a pair of California Baptist wins last week. She had a goal in each game and assisted on the game-winner against Southern Oregon. Witz was chosen as the NAIA Region II Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.
WOMEN'S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER
JILL COLFER-MARTINSON ~ Azusa Pacific University
Senior ~ 5-9 ~ Goalkeeper ~ Sacramento, California
Senior goalkeeper Jill Colfer-Martinson broke the Azusa Pacific career shutouts record, recording back-to-back cleansheets for her 36th and then record-breaking 37th career shutouts. Colfer-Martinson has not allowed a goal since an early first-half score on Aug. 28, when Azusa Pacific battled to a 1-1 tie against CS Dominguez Hills, a streak of 282 consecutive scoreless minutes. Colfer-Martinson was named the NAIA Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.
STEVEN LENHART ~ Azusa Pacific University
Senior ~ 6-1 ~ Forward ~ Yorba Linda, California
Senior forward Steven Lenhart scored 1 first-half goal against Cal State San Marcos, then recorded a second-half hat trick for a career-high 4 goals to lead the Cougars to a 4-2 non-conference victory. Lenhart came on as a reserve to start the second half against Corban OR, after watching a scoreless first half from the bench, and he needed just 2 minutes to bury the game-winner in a 2-0 win. Lenhart was selected as the NAIA Region II Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.
MEN'S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER
BRANDON CAVE ~ Fresno Pacific University
Junior ~ 5-10 ~ Goalkeeper ~ Fresno, California
Junior goalkeeper Brandon Cave recorded 2 shutouts on the road as against 2 NAIA Top 10-ranked teams. He had 6 saves in No. 18-ranked Fresno Pacific's win against No. 10 Judson IL and another save in the win at No. 2 Rio Grande OH. Cave was chosen as the NAIA Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.
VERANIA WILLIS ~ California Baptist University
Senior ~ 6-0 ~ Outside Hitter ~ Limon, Costa Rica
Junior ~ 5-10 ~ Setter ~ Irvine, California
Junior setter Allison Kincheloe helped orchestrate Azusa Pacific's rally from 2 games down to force a fifth game on the road against the NAIA's top-ranked Fresno Pacific, finishing with 49 assists and 10 digs. In a 4-game win at The Master's, she recorded 66 assists (16.5 per game) and added 15 digs. Kincheloe was chosen as the NAIA Region II Women's Volleyball Setter of the Week.
TIFFANY MARINOS ~ Fresno Pacific University
Sophomore ~ 5-9 ~ Libero ~ Three Rivers, California
Sophomore libero Tiffany Marinos registered 58 digs (4.5 d/g) and an ace as No. 1-ranked Fresno Pacific defeated NAIA top ten-ranked GSAC opponents No. 8 Azusa Pacific at home and No. 3 California Baptist on the road. Marinos was selected as the NAIA Region II Women's Volleyball Libero of the Week.
NAIA Region II Players of the Week
September 3, 2007