September 17, 2019

HVIAC Players of the Week - September 17

Men's Soccer Player of the Week

Dario Cruz-Sepulveda, Berkeley

Sophomore • Goalkeeper • Guadalajara, Mexico

The sophomore keeper had an impressive three-game run, first saving eight shots in a 2-1 loss to Centenary followed by three saves and just one goal allowed in the Knights' 2-1 triumph over SUNY Maritime. He capped off the week by shutting out HVIAC opponent Albany Pharmacy with nine saves in a 2-0 win in both squads' conference opener.

Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week

Adrian Wong, Five Towns

Freshman • Forward • Jamaica, N.Y.

Wong posted a pair of hat tricks as the Sound picked up their first two wins in program history. He notched three goals and an assist in a 13-1 win over Webb and rattled off another seven-point performance (3 G, 1 A) as Five Towns topped Pratt 18-1.

Women's Volleyball Player of the Week

Paola Beniquez, Pratt

Junior • Outside Hitter • Carolina, Puerto Rico

Beniquez repeats as Player of the Week after a trio of double-digit kill performances over a 3-0 week for Pratt. The junior tallied 14 kills, eight digs, and six aces in a four-set triumph over SUNY Maritime, an 11-kill, 21-dig double-double in a 3-1 defeat of Sarah Lawrence, and nine kills, 11 digs, and two helpers in a sweep of New Jersey City.

Women's Volleyball Rookie of the Week

Elizabeth Hannah, Pratt

Freshman • Middle Hitter • Tampa, Fla.

Hannah played well in all three of Pratt's wins last week, slamming 14 kills against Maritime, six kills and six aces over Sarah Lawrence, and a 10-kill outing in the team's sweep of New Jersey City.

Women's Tennis Player of the Week

Sophie Bischoff, Pratt

Junior • Durham, N.C.

Bischoff won at No. 2 singles (6-1, 7-5) in one of two Cannoneer victories against Stockton and followed by winning both of her matches at No. 2 singles and first doubles in a hard-fought loss against Mount Saint Mary.

Honor Roll

Guilherme Alfredo Biberg Salum, Culinary • Men's Soccer

The freshman put up a hat trick in his collegiate debut, a 10-0 win over Webb.

Emily Angelastro, Five Towns • Women's Volleyball

The junior libero brought up 34 digs across two matches for the Sound.

Lanasia Drain, Five Towns • Women's Volleyball

The rookie had a match-high nine kills in a four-set loss to Anna Maria.

Chloe Kem, Culinary • Women's Volleyball

The freshman logged 11 digs, three helpers, and a pair of aces in the Steels' lone contest. 

Robinson Munoz, Five Towns • Men's Soccer

The junior led the way in two blowout wins for the sound, posting two goals and three assists against Webb and three goals with two helpers versus Pratt.

Ryan Naidu, Culinary • Men's Soccer

The rookie contributed four goals and an assist as the Steels flew past Webb.

Oliver Saye, King's • Men's Soccer

The junior made 6 saves to preserve the shutout in a 0-0 draw with HVIAC foe SUNY ESF.

Angela Wilamo, Culinary • Women's Soccer

The junior notched seven kills, seven digs, and an ace as Culinary fell to SUNY Ulster.