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Robert Webber went 15 for 18 in Saturday's win over Simon Fraser and in the process set Humboldt State' career records for passing yards and completions.
Robert Webber went 15 for 18 in Saturday's win over Simon Fraser and in the process set Humboldt State' career records for passing yards and completions.

Monday, September 18, 2017

PORTLAND, Ore. – A record-setting effort on offense and a two-interception night topped this week’s of honorees for GNAC Player of the Week.

Humboldt State quarterback Robert Webber was named the Football Offensive Player of the Week after he completed 15 of 18 passes for 224 yards and five touchdowns in the Lumberjacks’ 72-14 win over Simon Fraser. In the process, Webber set Humboldt State’s career record for passing yards (8,155) and pass completions (664).

Western Oregon defensive back Curtis Anderson received Defensive Player of the Week honors after he led the Wolves in their 58-21 road win at Western New Mexico. He finished with seven tackles and had two of the Wolves’ five interceptions, including one that was returned 72 yards for a fourth-quarter touchdown.

Anderson’s teammate, Adrian Saldana, was selected as the Special Teams Player of the Week after he went 3 for 4 on field goal attempts and 5 for 5 on point-after attempts against Western New Mexico. His field goals came from 26 yards, 35 yards, and 38 yards.

Simon Fraser earned a sweep of the cross country weekly awards after solid performances at the Sundodger Invitational in Seattle. Julia Howley earned her second straight Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week award after she placed third with a time of 21:22.84 over 6,000 meters. She led the Clan to the team title with 42 points. Rowan Doherty won the Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week award after he placed sixth with a time of 24:45.72 over 8,000 meters.

Montana State Billings also had a sweep of the men’s soccer honors. Midfielder Guillaume Kremer was named the Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week after he had a goal and three assists in two matches, which included an assist on the game-winner of the Yellowjackets’ 2-1 double-overtime win over No. 10 Upper Iowa. Goalkeeper Tom Lohmann was named the Defensive Player of the Week after he made 14 saves in two road matches, including a career-high nine stops in Thursday’s win at Mary.

Western Washington’s Karli White was named the Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week after scoring two goals and two assists in the Vikings’ 7-0 shutout of Western Oregon to open GNAC play on Saturday. It was the second multi-point and multi-goal game in the WWU career of the transfer from Division I Seattle University. Concordia’s Ana Delgadillo earned Defensive Player of the Week after she anchored a Cavaliers’ defense that allowed just one goal in 220 minutes, including a 2-1 double-overtime win over Cal Baptist and a 0-0 tie with Central Washington.

Concordia middle blocker Colby Barnette was selected the Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week after she finished with 30 kills, nine blocks and a .528 hitting percentage in the Cavaliers’ first two GNAC matches. She finished with 13 kills and hit .462 on Thursday at Seattle Pacific and had 17 kills and a .593 hitting percentage at Saint Martin’s. Northwest Nazarene’s Kendra Bodine was named the Defensive Player of the Week after she finished with 36 digs, nine blocks and 26 kills as the Crusaders improved to 10-0 on the season.

GNAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK SELECTIONS – WEEK 3
FOOTBALL
Offensive:
Robert Webber (Humboldt State, QB, 5-9, 180, Sr., Corona, Calif. – Corona Centennial): Webber completed 15 of 18 passes (83.3 completion percentage) for 224 yards and five touchdowns in the Lumberjacks’ 72-14 rout of Simon Fraser. In the process, Webber became the Humboldt State career leader in passing yards (8,155) and completions (664). Also Nominated: Nick Duckworth (Western Oregon).

Defensive: Curtis Anderson (Western Oregon, DB, 6-2, 195, Fr., Klamath Falls, Ore. – Mazama): Anderson led the Wolves with seven tackles (3 solos, 4 assists) and had two interceptions in a 58-21 road win at Western New Mexico. He had two of WOU’s five total interceptions and one of two returned for a touchdown, going 72 yards to the end zone in the fourth quarter. Also Nominated: Kevin Haynes, Central Washington.

Special Teams: Adrian Saldana (Western Oregon, K, 5-8, 170, Jr., West Covina, Calif. – Cerritos JC): Saldana went 3 for 4 on field goals and 5 for 5 on extra-point attempts in the Wolves’ 58-21 win at Western New Mexico. His three field goals came from 26, yards, 35 yards and 38 yards. Also Nominated: Gavin Todd (Central Washington).

MEN’S SOCCER
Offensive: Guillaume Kremer
(Montana State Billings, M, 5-7, Jr., Metz, France – Univ. of Strasburg): Kremer finished with a goal and three assists as the Yellowjackets went 2-0-0 on the road. He scored a goal and had two assists in Thursday’s 4-2 win over Mary on Thursday, the second multi-point match of his MSUB career. He took all eight corner kicks and assisted on the game-winning goal in Saturday’s 2-1 double-overtime win over No. 10 Upper Iowa. Also Nominated: Reggie Reyes (Concordia), Brandon Madsen (Saint Martin’s), Ryan Higgins (Seattle Pacific), Anthony Dean (Western Washington).

Defensive: Tom Lohmann (Montana State Billings, GK, 6-2, Sr., Berlin, Germany – Nyack Coll.): Lohmann finished the week with 14 saves against 21 shots on goal to help the Yellowjackets’ go 2-0-0 in a pair of road matches. He finished with a career-high nine saves in Thursday’s win over Mary and played all 193 minutes in goal over the week. Also Nominated: Benoit Bouillant (Concordia), Sebastian Navarro (Saint Martin’s).

WOMEN’S SOCCER
Offensive: Karli White
(Western Washington, F/M, 5-5, Jr., North Bend, Wash. – Seattle Univ.): White scored two goals and had two assists in the Vikings’ 7-0 GNAC-opening shutout of Western Oregon on Saturday. The six-point performance is the second multi-point performance of her WWU career and has now scored four goals and had four assists in five matches. Also Nominated: Mackenzie Nolte (Central Washington), Sydney Van Steenberg (Concordia), Lauren Allison (Saint Martin’s).

Defensive: Ana Delgadillo (Concordia, D, 5-6, Sr., Vancouver, Wash. – Columbia River): Delgadillo anchored a Concordia backline that allowed just one goal in 220 minutes of action against 35 shots and seven shots on goal. The Concordia defense allowed one goal in the 2-1 double-overtime win over Cal Baptist on Wednesday and held Central Washington scoreless in a 0-0 shutout on Sunday. Also Nominated: Mabinty Kanu (Northwest Nazarene), Rose Robbins (Saint Martin’s), Emily Webster (Western Washington).

VOLLEYBALL
Offensive: Colby Barnette
(Concordia, MB, 6-0, Sr., Puyallup, Wash. – Olympic CC): Barnette finished with 30 kills, a .528 hitting percentage and nine blocks as Concordia went 1-1 to open GNAC play. She finished with 13 kills, a .462 hitting percentage and seven blocks in Thursday’s four-set win at Seattle Pacific and finished with 17 kills, a .593 hitting percentage, four aces, four digs and two blocks in Saturday’s four-set loss at Saint Martin’s. She had just two errors on 53 total attack attempts. Also Nominated: Leah Swiss (Alaska Anchorage), Shelby Mauritson (Central Washington), Mari Thomas (Northwest Nazarene), Rebecca Mitchell (Saint Martin’s), Gabby Oddo (Seattle Pacific), Mariella Vandenkooy (Western Oregon), Michaela Hall (Western Washington).

Defensive: Kendra Bodine (Northwest Nazarene, OH, 5-10, Sr., Eugene, Ore. – Churchill): Bodine led the Crusaders defensively with 36 digs, nine blocks and 26 kills as NNU improved to 10-0 on the season. She had 12 kills, nine digs and four blocks in Monday’s three-set sweep of Simon Fraser and finished with 14 kills, a career-high 27 digs and five blocks in Saturday’s four-set win over No. 10 Western Washington. Also Nominated: Keala Kaio-Perez (Alaska Anchorage), Izela Alvarez (Montana State Billings), Hannah Neumann (Saint Martin’s), Abby Phelps (Western Washington).

CROSS COUNTRY
Men: Rowan Doherty
(Simon Fraser, Jr., West Vancouver, B.C. – West Vancouver): Doherty was the top Division II placer in the men’s race at the Sundodger Invitational, placing sixth with a time of 24:45.72 for 8,000 meters (4:59 per mile pace). He helped lead the Clan to a second place finish out of 19 teams with 70 points. Also Nominated: Josh Boston (Central Washington), Judd Lewis (Concordia), Ben Halladay (Seattle Pacific).

Women: Julia Howley (Simon Fraser, Sr., St. John’s, N.L. – Holy Heart of Mary): Howley is honored for the second week in a row after she placed third at the Sundodger Invitational, covering the 6,000-meter course in 21:22.86 (5:44 per mile pace). She led five SFU runners to finish in the top-14 as the Clan won the meet with a score of 42 points. Also Nominated: Alexa Shindruk (Central Washington).

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