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29 October 2018

Players of the Week 10/1-10/6

 

OCTOBER 1st– 6th 

 

 

MALE ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

EMERSON ARANA

MEN’S SOCCER

The Corsairs had another tough conference matchup, losing 2-1 to Butte in an intense atmosphere. Arana has been a vocal sophomore leader for the team which is a little out of his comfort zone but for the better of the team. Arana’s positivity hopes to lead to upcoming success for his team. Arana explains the physicality of play in their recent match and his experience with the new coach.

            “Me and my team played pretty well. Despite being down players, we showed strong defense and still were aggressive on offense.”

            “Coach is doing a great job this season. He’s very approachable and has taught us to play together and give maximum effort.”

 

FEMALE ATHELETE OF THE WEEK

JULIANA ORTEGA-MIRANDA

WOMEN’S SOCCER

Lady Corsairs split 2 conference matchups this week, losing to Butte 2-0 but then rebounding with a 7-2 win against Shasta. “Juliana shows up every practice and to every game ready to play” Coach Ayala praised of Juliana’s performances throughout the season. Juliana speaks about her performance and how Coach Ayala has impacted the team.

            “I played very well. It’s always a good atmosphere playing at home and good to have my family come to my games to support and encourage me to do well.”

            “It has definitely been a learning experience for us players and for coach. Because of him we spend lots of time together and it has brought the team closer together.”

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