Under Armour Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Week – Week 11

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MAGGIE HIGGINS
CLARK SOPHOMORE GOALKEEPER

Maggie Higgins, Mark Morris HS/ Longview, WA., has been one of the cornerstones of an amazing Clark defense that has only allowed six goals on the season. She has a 0.79 goals against average. Higgins played in nine of Clark’s 12 shutouts and 80 minutes in the Penguin’s 4-0 win against sixth-ranked Bellevue, making five saves.

"It’s been an honor to have Maggie part of this team," said Penguin head coach Jeff Castagnola. "She’s played a huge role in the success of this program over the past two years. She has a quiet confidence, strong hands, and has the ability to make big saves in big games."

NWAC Announces Soccer All-Star Teams





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The NWAC is proud to announce the 2018 Men’s and Women’s Soccer All-Stars. Congratulations to the all the student-athletes who have had great success on the pitch this season. The All-Star Matches will be played in Tukwila, WA at Starfire Stadium on Sunday, November 11. Women – 9:00am | Men – 11:00am

Print Version: MEN | WOMEN

MEN’S SOCCER ALL-STARS

MEN NORTH-SOUTH REGION 

COACHES OF THE YEAR
North: Jake Hughes, Peninsula
South: Cristian Curiel, Chemeketa

REGION MVP
North: José Serna, SO, Peninsula
           Paul Cuevas, SO, Skagit Valley
South: Sebastian Ruelas, Fr, Chemeketa

FORWARDS
Aaron Byrne, SO, Everett
Mason Haubrich, Fr, Peninsula
Sebastian Ruelas, Fr, Chemeketa
Oscar Rosas, SO, Chemeketa
Keegan Rubio, Fr, Whatcom
Bryan Tapia-Silva, Fr, Portland

MIDFIELDERS
Alejandro Anaya, SO, Chemeketa
Kyle Aure, SO, Edmonds
Dorian Contreras Bran, Fr, Portland
Paul Cuevas, SO, Skagit Valley
José Herrera, SO, Chemeketa
Hide Inoue, Fr, Peninsula
Mamadi Sarr, Fr, Everett
José Serna, SO, Peninsula
Jesus Velazco, Fr, Lane
Subin Yun, Fr, Lane

DEFENDERS
Nahor Asso, Fr, Everett
Ismael Carrillo, SO, Chemeketa
Logan Flem, Fr, Everett
Rodrigo Gonzalez, SO, Chemeketa
Juann Huerta, SO, Portland
Kodai Kobayashi, Fr, SW Oregon
Cam Miller, SO, Whatcom
Sterling Penniston-John, SO, Peninsula
Mauricio Sanchez, SO, Rogue
Jaime Vazquez, Fr, Skagit Valley

KEEPERS
Liam Bates, SO, SW Oregon
Evan Scholes, Fr, Peninsula
Genaro Ruiz, SO, Shoreline

MEN EAST-WEST REGION 

COACHES OF THE YEAR 
East: Ben Rotert, Walla Walla       
West: Jason Prenovost, Tacoma

REGION MVP
East: Johan Espinoza, Fr, Wenatchee Valley
West: Bubacar Touray, SO, Tacoma

FORWARDS
Oscar Cortez, Fr, Columbia Basin
Johan Espinoza, Fr, Wenatchee Valley
Riley Johnson, SO, Highline
Jason Rodriguez, SO, Highline
Edwin Romero, Fr, Walla Walla
Bubacar Touray, SO, Tacoma

MIDFIELDERS
Masahiro Fukushima, Fr, Tacoma
Jaewoong Han, SO, Bellevue
Creed McKinnon, SO, North Idaho
Jared Mehaffey, Fr, Spokane
Uriel Mendoza, SO, Columbia Basin
Alex Nana, Fr, Spokane
José Peralta, Fr, Walla Walla
Austin Stafford, SO, Pierce
Alex Velasco, Fr, Highline
Alex Whiting, SO, Tacoma

DEFENDERS
Sergio Avalos, SO, Walla Walla
Zach Bowsky, Fr, North Idaho
Carlos Campo, Fr, Spokane
Tony Corado, SO, Tacoma
Tucker Davidson, SO, Highline
Tre Flowers, Fr, Highline
Lukas Gregg, SO, Pierce
Jesse Medina, SO, Columbia Basin
Dylan Murphy, SO, Highline
Kolton Saiz, Fr, Tacoma
Hunter VanCleave, SO, Spokane

KEEPERS
Evan Brewer, Fr, Tacoma
Alexis Calderilla, Fr, Wenatchee Valley
Alex Grimaldo, SO, Walla Walla

WOMEN’S SOCCER ALL-STARS

WOMEN NORTH-SOUTH REGION 

COACHES OF THE YEAR
North: Kanyon Anderson, Peninsula
South: Erika Mertz, Lane

REGION MVP
North: Kailin Wiley, Fr, Edmonds
South: Yuuyu Suzuki, Fr, Lane

FORWARDS
Logan Billy, SO, Rogue
Taylor Graham, SO, Peninsula
Bailey Johnson, Fr, Lane
Samantha Oliveira, Fr, Peninsula
Yuuyu Suzuki, Fr, Lane
Kailin Wiley, Fr, Edmonds

MIDFIELDERS
Aja Bumpus, Fr, Lane
Alexis Dettling, SO, Whatcom
Emilee Greve, SO, Peninsula
Karla Herrera, SO, Portland
Morgan Jones, Fr, Skagit Valley
Bailey Post, SO, Skagit Valley
Hannah Taie, SO, Clark
Sarah Teubner, SO, Clark
Maddie Topaum, SO, Clark
Shauntel Torres-Benito, SO, Peninsula
Danielle VanOrd, SO, Lane

DEFENDERS
Mia Castaneda, SO, Clark
Sam Guzman, SO, Peninsula
Izabella Murray, Fr, Shoreline
Morgan Richards, SO, Lane
Lexi Ramirez, Fr, Edmonds
Autumn Straub, SO, Lane
Allie Taylor, SO, Skagit Valley
Halle Watson, SO, Peninsula
Julie Williams, SO, Clark
LeVandrea Williams, Fr, Clackamas

KEEPERS
Alyssa Brund, Fr, Chemeketa
Maggie Higgins, SO, Clark
McKenna McClellan, SO, Clackamas
Erin Smith, SO, Whatcom

WOMEN EAST-WEST REGION  

COACHES OF THE YEAR 
East:  Jim Martinson, Spokane
           Omar Anderson, Columbia Basin   
West: Tom Moore, Highline
                
REGION MVP
East: Gabby Kennedy, SO, Spokane
West: Jewel Boland, SO, Highline

FORWARDS
Klarissa Barajas, SO, Walla Walla
Jewel Boland, SO, Highline
Sabrina Castaneda, SO, Spokane
Courtney Handlen, Fr, Yakima Valley
Julian Johnson, SO, Tacoma
Lauren Landis, Fr, Bellevue
Megan Wilkinson, Fr, Spokane

MIDFIELDERS
McKenzie Buell, SO, Highline
Shannon Frucci, SO, Spokane
Andrea Gonzalez, Fr, Highline
Jenn Inions, SO, Walla Walla
Gaby Kennedy, SO, Spokane
Gabbi Nowodworski, Fr, Centralia
Amanda Rickey, SO, Tacoma
Aubrey Smith, Fr, Tacoma
Shelby Vermeulen, SO, Lower Columbia
Haley Wammock, SO, Walla Walla
Natalie Wright, Fr, Yakima Valley

DEFENDERS
Emmaleah Allen, Fr, North Idaho
Chloe Brimhall, SO, Lower Columbia
Kayley Cruz, SO, Tacoma
Blake Danna, Fr, Walla Walla
Fiona Dawson, SO, Highline
Mikayla Hunter, Fr, Columbia Basin
Kameron Jaramillo, Fr, Bellevue
Demeree McLean, SO, Walla Walla
Gabrielle Nicodemus, SO, Yakima Valley
Valeria Rios, SO, Highline
Sofia Schnepf, Fr, North Idaho
Taylor Ward, SO, Spokane

KEEPERS
Kaysha Bailey, Fr, North Idaho
Savannah Hutchinson, SO, Highline

Under Armour Volleyball Athlete of the Week & NWAC Volleyball Athletes of the Week – Week 10

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JOCELYN HILLYER
PIERCE SOPHOMORE MIDDLE BLOCKER
Somerset High School Somerset, TX

In 7 sets last week, Hillyer helped Pierce to convincing wins over Grays Harbor and Centralia. The second-ranked Raiders are now 12-0 in the West Region standings and are 29-4 overall.

Hillyer had 29 kills on a 68.3% hitting efficiency, 8 blocks and three aces on 100% serve accuracy in the two matches.

"Jocelyn had an incredible week," said Pierce head coach Greg Finel. "She continues to dominate from the middle and was near perfect with only 1 hitting error in 2 matches. Against Centralia she hit a perfect 11 kills out of 11 attempts."

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Regional Players of the Week – Week 10

North

Offensive: Zoe Goodmansen, Shoreline
Setter:  Haylee Hooper, Edmonds
Defensive: Sabrina Dejesus-Bair, Shoreline

East
Offensive: Joelle Mahowald, Spokane
Setter: Lindsey Russell & Demary Sugg, Spokane
Defensive: Kacey Halbert, Walla Walla

West
Offensive:  Jocelyn Hillyer, Pierce
Setter: Macey Wright, Lower Columbia
Defensive: Lole Taumua, Grays Harbor

South
Offensive: Hannah Hayes, Lane
Setter: Avery Sundberg, Chemeketa
Defensive: Stacia Panther, Lane

Under Armour Men’s Soccer Athlete of the Week – Week 10

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CAMRON MILLER
WHATCOM SOPHOMORE CENTER BACK

Camron Miller, Glacier Peak HS / Snohomish, WA., has been an integral piece of the North Region champion Whatcom defense that has only surrendered 19 goals in 20 matches this season. In last week’s action, the third-ranked Orcas shutout fifth-ranked Peninsula in a 1-0 win and Shoreline 8-0.

“Cam Miller has been a leader on and off the field for the past year," said WCC head coach Jason Jorgensen. "He has put the work in the weight room in the off season while playing with Bellingham United in the Spring/Summer. He has grown tremendously after his first year and was named this year’s team captain He has helped lead the backline with a conference best 8 shutouts.  He is a threat in the air and on the turf.  He has 26 shots with 11 shots on goal, 1 goal and two assists on the season.  We are proud to have Cam be a part of the Orca Nation and a family member for life.  Excited to see him reach his potential in the coming years."

Under Armour Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Week – Week 10

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MICKY RAMIREZ
SPOKANE FRESHMAN GOALKEEPER

Micky Ramirez, Kiona-Benton HS/ Benton City, WA., has a 1.03 goals against average while helping Spokane to an East Region title and a 13-2-4 overall record. She was a wall in goal against East runner-up North Idaho last week with 7 saves and a clean sheet.

Micky has exceeded our expectations in the goal during her freshman campaign, said Sasquatch head coach Jim Martinson. "She has helped the team to a record 11 shutouts on the season and has started in 18 matches thus far.  Micky’s work rate and toughness in the net have been an asset for both her and the team and she has a massive contributor in our team winning the East Region Championship this fall."

Under Armour Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week – October 31

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JOHN PALMER CLACKAMAS FRESHMAN
Wilsonville High School Wilsonville, OR

Event: 8k run; Mark: – 27:14.67 at the Mike Hodges Invitational.

“John did an excellent job of setting the tone for his race and his teammates, said Cougar head coach Keoni McHone. "He kept pushing even after the race got spread out.  John is a very hard worker and an important facet of the team.”

Men’s Golf Player of the Tournament – Bellevue League Match

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RYAN FEYRER

GRAYS HARBOR
FRESHMAN

Ryan Feyrer, Capital HS / Olympia, WA., turned in the top NWAC men’s score of 145 at the Bellevue League Match this week. Feyrer found himself in 8th place and behind by six strokes after the dust settled on day 1.  He turned in a terrific 68 round on day two with an eagle and three birdies to win the match by two strokes.

"Ryan works harder then any golfer I have coached, said GHC head coach Ann Swanson. "He was well prepared and managed his game brilliantly around a difficult course.  He showed a lot of resilience!"

Women’s Golf Player of the Tournament – Bellevue League Match

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EMILY NGONEVOLALATH
BELLEVUE SOPHOMORE

Emily Ngonevolalath, Kentridge HS / Renton, WA.,Came back from stokes down in the opening round to tie the day one leader after round two at the Bellevue League Match. She helped lead the Bulldogs to a second place finish with a score of 160.

"Emily shot a personal best 3 over par 75 in the second round to make up a five stroke deficit after the first round of play in the Bellevue League Match," said BC head coach Keith Mickle. "Despite a triple bogey on the third hole of play, she bounced back and knocked down 4 birdies in the remaining 15 holes to tie for a playoff for the medalist honors. After a tie on the first playoff hole, Emily lost to a great 25′ birdie putt to Avery Gill of SWOC on the second playoff hole."

Added Mickle, "Emily displayed great mental toughness and skill in staying focused after the triple bogey. I just stayed out of the way and let her play her game. The whole team is thrilled that Emily is the NWAC  Women’s Athlete of the Week, as she displayed the character and spirit of competition by staying positive and focused on doing her best."

NWAC – Under Armour Men’s Soccer Coaches Poll – Final Poll

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UNDER ARMOUR MEN’S SOCCER COACHES POLL
OCTOBER 30, 2018
Rank
Team
Record (Region, Overall)
Pts
Prev
1. Highline 10-1-1, 13-1-1 78 (7) 1
2. Tacoma 10-1-1, 17-1-1 60 (1) 2
3. Whatcom 11-1-3, 13-3-4 44 5
4. Walla Walla 8-1-3, 10-2-4 38 4
5. Peninsula 10-3-2, 11-5-2 34 3
6. SW Oregon 8-1-1, 10-1-1 27 6
7. Chemeketa 7-2-1, 11-3-1 12 NR
8. Spokane 7-3-2, 8-6-2 10 7
Also receiving votes: Everett 9
FINAL POLL

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