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Carlos Heredia Viteri named SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week

Carlos Heredia Viteri named SCIAC Offensive Athlete of the Week

SCIAC Athletes of the Week

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WHITTIER, Calif. – Sophomore attacker Carlos Heredia Viteri (Commerce, Calif.) was recognized Monday as the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Offensive Athlete of the Week in the first week of voting.

Heredia Viteri was an impact player on the offensive front for Whittier, striking for five goals with three coming against Fresno Pacific in a 12-9 win, and two more in a loss to USC. The Poets fell to UCLA, 20-5 and USC, 25-4 in addition to picking up their first win of the season - 12-9 against Fresno Pacific.

Whittier returns to action this weekend (Sept. 8) in the Inland Empire Classic where they will take on Long beach State and UC Santa Barbara.