Women's Soccer

Samantha Pearson named SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week

Samantha Pearson named SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week

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SCIAC Athletes of the Week

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) Athletes of the Week were announced Monday for Men's Soccer and sophomore Samantha Pearson (Long Beach, Calif.) was named the SCIAC Defensive Athlete of the Week for the first time in her career. 

Samantha secured her first collegiate win between the posts in the Poets' 2-1 victory over Caltech. The Long Beach, Calif. native logged a pair of saves in 90 minutes of action and finished the game with a .667 save percentage and a 1.00 goals-against average en route to her first victory of her collegiate career.

Whittier gets back into action this Wednesday, October 16 when they travel to take on Occidental College beginning at 4:00pm.