|SCIAC Fall Weekly Release #4|
|Football Athlete of the Week|
Senior • Running Back • La Canada, California
Mudie was stellar out of the Panthers’ backfield carrying the ball 21 times and picking up 104 yards on the ground, while also hauling in a pair of passes for 32 yards. Mudie’s biggest contribution came on the final play of the game as he found the endzone for the game-winning score in a 42-40 victory over Pomona-Pitzer to kickoff SCIAC action. Mudie was not brought down in the backfield against the Sagehens and has not been tackled for a loss in three games this season.
|Men's Soccer Athlete of the Week|
Junior • Midfielder • Washington, D.C.
Walsh carried Occidental to a pair of SCIAC wins, helping the Tigers secure a 5-3 win over CMS before his squad notched a 4-1 win over Whittier. Walsh totaled four goals and two assists during the week for a combined 10 points, finding the back of the net twice in each contest, while providing an assist in each game. The Washington, D.C. native also converted a penalty try against the Poets as he registered a .750 shots on goal percentage during the week.
|Women's Soccer Athlete of the Week|
Senior • Forward • Renton, Washington
Youngdahl directed Cal Lutheran to a pair of SCIAC wins during the week and the Regals remain unbeaten in conference action, improving to 5-0-1 on the season. Youngdahl fired five shots, three on goal in a 1-0 win over La Verne, before scoring the game-winning goal in a 1-0 thriller over Pomona-Pitzer. In her final campaign, the forward from Renton, Washington leads Cal Lutheran with five goals so far this season, and her 13 points is second in the SCIAC.
|Volleyball Athlete of the Week|
Senior • Outside Hitter • Hacienda Heights, California
Rojo helped La Verne pick up three SCIAC victories during the week including a 3-0 win over Chapman, as well as a 3-1 victory over Pomona-Pitzer, and a 3-0 sweep of Occidental. During the three-match stretch, Rojo floored 33 kills in 10 sets, collecting 3.30 kills per frame and hit .253 for the week. She also picked up 25 total digs, including an 11-dig effort to highlight a double-double output against the Sagehens. She averaged 2.50 digs per set for the week and added six service aces, including four against Pomona-Pitzer.
|Men's Water Polo Athlete of the Week|
Freshman • Attack • Linkoping, Sweden
Whittier's Zdolsek helped the Poets to a 3-0 week with SCIAC victories over La Verne (13-12) and Redlands (6-4), as well as a non-conference upset win over Loyola-Marymount (13-9). Zdolsek totaled six goals and three assists during the three-game stretch including a game-winning strike against the Leopards. He also netted four of Whittier’s six markers in the win over Redlands before chipping in a goal and an assist against Loyola Marymount.