HVIAC Players of the Week - September 18
|Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week|
Mark McClenahan, SUNY ESF
Sophomore • Doylestown, Pa.
The sophomore placed 69th overall with a time of 28:42 leading the Mighty Oaks to a 10th place finish at the highly competitive Yellowjacket Invitational at the University of Rochester.
|Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Week|
Matt Johnson, SUNY ESF
Freshman • Nineveh, N.Y.
Johnson was ESF's first freshman finisher at the Yellowjacket Invitational where the heat index was in the 90's at race time. With a time of 30:09, he was 5th on the team moving five spots up from his 10th place finish last race.
|Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week|
Julie Romano, SUNY ESF
Sophomore • Mansfield, Mass.
The sophomore ran a 6K personal best despite a heat index near 90 at race time to lead the Mighty Oaks to a 6th place finish in a highly competitive Yellowjacket Invitational, placing 30th out of over 200 runners with a time of 24:45.
|Women's Cross Country Rookie of the Week|
Lauren Pannell, The King's College
Freshman • Corsicana, Texas
Pannell completed the Queensboro CC Invitational in 26:05 for 56th place in her first collegiate meet.
|Men's Soccer Player of the Week|
Carmine Tronolone, SUNY ESF
Sophomore • Goalkeeper • Buffalo, N.Y.
Tronolone had nine saves in a 1-0 shutout of Vaughn and eight saves in a 4-0 shutout of King's leading the Mighty Oaks to two league victories.
|Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week|
Jack Phillips, SUNY ESF
Freshman • Forward • Milwaukee, Wis.
Phillips scored the lone tally in a 1-0 win over Vaughn and added another in a 4-0 victory against King's.
|Women's Soccer Player of the Week|
Katie Benson, Albany Pharmacy
Senior • Striker • Clifton Park, N.Y.
Benson had two goals and two assists in the Panthers' win against SUNY Poly last week to mark their first win of the season.
|Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week|
Rachael Foote, SUNY ESF
Freshman • Midfielder • Arcade, N.Y.
Foote scored her first collegiate goal on three shots in a 3-0 shutout of King's.
|Women's Volleyball Player of the Week|
Linnea Sweeney, Davis
Junior • Cortland, N.Y.
The junior led the Falcons attack with 13 kills in a 3-1 win at Penn State Schuylkill, as well as two service aces, two digs, and a block on the night.
|Women's Volleyball Rookie of the Week|
Samantha Klozik, King's
Freshman • Outside Hitter • Plymouth, Mich.
Klozik had 28 kills and 55 digs and scored 33 points in a 1-3 week for King's.
Mark Barakat, Culinary • Men's Soccer
The midfielder scored a goal and registered an assist in a 7-1 win over Webb.
Dario Cruz Sepulveda, Berkeley • Men's Soccer
The goalkeeper allowed just one goal in a loss at Maritime and made six saves in defeat against Bryant & Stratton-Syracuse.
Bailey Kaufman, King's • Women's Soccer
Kaufman made 34 saves in a 3-0 loss to SUNY ESF.
Ammon McGilbra, Culinary • Men's Soccer
McGilbra had a clean sheet with four saves in one half versus Webb and came away with nine saves in a one-goal loss to Pratt.
Braedyn Mims, Davis • Women's Volleyball
Mims did a little bit of everything in a 3-1 win over Penn State-Schuylkill with eight kills, four aces, and four blocks.
Julia Newsome, Albany Pharmacy • Women's Soccer
The rookie started on defense in both games this week and helped lead the Panthers to their first win against a tough SUNY Poly team.
Julissa Osorio, Berkeley • Women's Cross Country
Osorio finished 58th out of 167 scoring runners at the Queensboro CC Invitational with a time of 26:09.
Julio Sanchez, Berkeley • Men's Cross Country
The freshman was the top finisher for the Knights at the Queensboro CC Invitational posting an 8K time of 37:43 taking 81st.