Player Of The Week
Olivia Handy - Women's Soccer Week of October 2-9- This week's Falcon of the Week is Women's Soccer keeper, Olivia Handy. The La Verne, CA native has been a work horse for her team this season, keeping her team in games throughout the season. In two games in net this week, Handy came up with 31 saves, including an 18-save performance against a tough UMFK Bengals team. Handy now has 130 saves this season (14.4 s/pg), good enough for first in the AII Conference, and is 13 saves shy of the Falcons all-time record.
Katherine Rodriguez - Women's Volleyball Week of Sept 25-Oct 2 - Rodriguez, a freshman, has made a tremendous impact on the court for her team as the starting setter. Not only is she the Falcon of the Week but she also earned AII Player Of The Week this week. In five matches last week she tallied 97 assists and 38 digs, including back-to-back matches in which she had 20+ assists. Rodriguez also added nine service aces while only committing five total errors over that stretch. She also hit the 200 assist mark on Sunday in a 3-0 defeat of the Lesley University Lynx.
Christopher Garcia - Men's Soccer Week of Sept 18-25 - The junior goalkeeper from Rowland Heights, CA has been awesome in between the pipes over his last three starts, allowing just two goals over that stretch. Garcia has also earned two shutouts this week, which is his 4th this season. In the three games this week he faced 16 shots on goal and came up with 14 saves helping his team to 2-0-1 record and a 6-3-1 record overall. He now has 43 saves this season which already surpasses his personal best, and has an impressive 1.17 goals allowed in 10 starts.