Women's Soccer

Vanessa Martinez named 2nd Team All-SCIAC

Vanessa Martinez named 2nd Team All-SCIAC

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Women's Soccer All-SCIAC Teams

WHITTIER, Calif. – The 2018 All-Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Women's Soccer teams were announced Tuesday following a vote conducted by the league's member head coaches.

Freshman goalkeeper Vanessa Martinez (La Mirada, Calif.) represented Whittier College being named 2nd Team All-SCIAC.

In just her first season with the Purple & Gold, Martinez played a pivotal role in the Poets 6-5-5, 5-5-4 SCIAC record.  She played in 14 games, starting 11 of them, collecting 75 saves and holding a .904 save percentage.   She had a 0.66 goals against average and played 1093:01 minutes.  For the season she totaled seven shutouts and had a 3-5-5 record.

In conference she ranked No. 2 in saves, No. 4 in save percentage, and No. 5 in wins.        

SCIAC Athlete of the Year – Sarah Jones (Pomona-Pitzer)

SCIAC Newcomer of the Year – Isabella Bonomi (Occidental)

SCIAC Award of Distinction – Peri Cuppens (Pomona-Pitzer)

SCIAC Coaching Staff of the Year - Occidental