Group of ADs to serve as advisory committee for NAIA administrators

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- NAIA Athletic Directors Association (ADA) President, Kevin Steele announced today the formation of the associations first-ever Board of Directors.  The ADA Board of Directors includes one representative from each NAIA conference including the Association of Independent Institutions (AII).  The representative from the GSAC is Vanguard Athletic Director Bob Wilson.

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SANTEE, Calif. – In the first four games, the Men's Soccer team tallied just five goals total.


In Tuesday's match against University of Antelope Valley, the Hawks matched that mark plus a goal as SDC rolled to a 6-0 victory over the Pioneers.


With the win, the Hawks improve to 1-4 while UAV falls to 0-5.


SDC notched the first goal of the afternoon in the 17th minute. Pedro Enrique settled the ball just outside of the 18-yard box on the left flank and crossed it to Alex Saliba. Saliba was able to beat the Pioneer goalkeeper for the 1-0 lead.


 In the 32nd minute, Freddy Irigoyen pressured the UAV goalie and intercepted his clearance as he redirected the ball into the goal for a 2-0 lead.


SDC outshot the Pioneers 8-2 in the first half.


The Hawks erupted in the second half with two goals within the first five minutes of period number two. Raphael Silveira scored goals in the 49th and 50th minute as SDC blew the game open with a 4-0 advantage.


Seventeen minutes later, Moises Parada scored one of his two goals in the 66th minute from a pass by Justin Salas. Two minutes later, Parada tallied another goal to cap all scoring as Salas assisted him again for his second goal.


SDC finished with 14 shots, eight on goal. The Hawks held UAV to six shots total and five on goal. Froyaln Onofre tallied five saves in the 58 minutes between the posts. Josh Epstein came in relief for 25 minutes as he saw no shots on goal. And Chandler Corzine finished the goalkeeper substitutions as he played six minutes in his first action of the year.


The Hawks will welcome Bethesda University on Friday at Cuyamaca College. Kick off is scheduled for 2:30. 

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photo by Brad Elliott

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. --Westmont Men's Soccer (3-2) earned its first win at home this season, posting a 3-2 win over Marymount California (2-3-2) on Tuesday afternoon at Thorrington Field.

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COSTA MESA, Calif. – Jennifer Martin scored Vanguard's game-winner on Tuesday as the Lions took down Marymount California on the VU Soccer Field 2-0. Madison Lopp registered the Lions' second goal, while goalkeeper Lauren Terry picked up The Pride's fifth shut-out victory of the year.

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Group of ADs to serve as advisory committee for NAIA administrators
photo by Brad Elliott
Player of the Week
Player of the Week
Women's Soccer
Offensive Player of the Week
Madison Cody
Vanguard University
Madison Cody recorded a hat-trick against Bethesda, while also dishing out two assists to her teammates. The junior forward tallied eight points in the game to bring her season total to 14.
Player of the Week
Men's Soccer
Offensive Player of the Week
Stephen Tanquary
Biola University
Stephen Tanquary scored one goal in each game last week as Biola won both of its non-conference match-ups. The junior forward scored game-winning goal against Our Lady of the Lake (Texas) in the 87th minute. He has recorded four goals in the last four games for the Eagles.
Player of the Week
Women's Soccer
Defensive Player of the Week
Hayleigh Lamping
William Jessup University
Haleigh Lamping recorded two shutouts and had 13 saves in 191 minutes for William Jessup last week. The freshman goalkeeper kept a very tough NCAA Division II San Francisco State scoreless for 101 minutes while recording 10 saves in the Warrior's 1-0 double overtime victory. Lamping also had three saves against Simpson. William Jessup is currently on a four-game winning streak.
Player of the Week
Player of the Week
Amy Weststeyn
Biola University
Amy Weststeyn hit above .400 in both of her performances as No. 6 Biola started the conference season with two wins against No. 17 Vanguard and Hope International. For the week, she averaged 3.7 kills with a .442 hitting percentage. The senior middle blocker was the only Eagle to notch double-digit kills in both contests, and she added 11 blocks (2 solo) to her tally for the week. Weststeyn was involved in all but five of the Eagles' blocks. She added three aces and was flawless on the serve.
Player of the Week
Men's Soccer
Defensive Player of the Week
Michael Kute
Biola University
Michael Kute is excelling at center-back for Biola, keeping opponents from finding ways to attack in Biola's box. The senior defender helped hold Antelope Valley to just four shots the entire game, and his defense kept Our Lady of the Lake from posting many quality chances, keeping just about half their shots from being shots on goal.
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