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WCC Players Of The Week Announced

Oct. 22, 2007

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Three WCC student-athletes were honored with WCC Player of the Week honors. San Diego goalkeeper Kelin Briones was awarded the men's soccer Player of the Week, while Santa Clara's Brittany Klein was tabbed as the women's soccer Player of the Week. Rounding out this week's awards was Santa Clara's Krista Kelley taking home the women's volleyball Player of the Week honor.

WCC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK - Oct. 22
SPORT NAME
WEEKLY SUMMARY
VOLLEYBALL

Krista Kelley, SCU
FR - OH
Santa Clara freshman outside hitter Krista Kelley became thefirst Bronco this season to join the 20-20 club with 27 kills and 21digs in SCU's 3-1 win over Pepperdine. Both were personal bests and match-highs. On Saturday, the Sandy,Utah, native tallied 14 kills and played an integral role in the backrow and at the net as the Broncos swept the Loyola Marymount Lions, 3-0. Kelley led the team this week with 41 kills (5.86 per game) and compileda .319 hitting percentage (41-11-94). She also led the team, averaging4.00 digs per game. Overall, Kelley leads the team as she averages 3.96kills per game.
MEN'S SOCCER

Kelin Briones, USD
JR - GK
Kelin Briones was outstanding in goal as San Diego extended its unbeaten streak to four games with a win over Saint Mary's and a tie with San Francisco over the weekend. The goalkeeper posted shutouts in both contests, collecting seven saves on the weekend and moving into a tie for third place in the WCC with four clean sheets. The junior made five saves in Friday's 2-0 victory over the Gaels, and added a pair of saves in Sunday's tie with the Dons. Briones has played every minute in goal for the Toreros so far this season, and enters the week with 40 saves on the year.
WOMEN'S SOCCER

Brittany Klein, SCU
SR - MF
Klein played an instrumental role in all three of the Broncos conteststhis week. Against UCSB, the captain provided solid effort and strongleadership in the midfield, helping the Broncos control the pace of thegame in a 0-0 tie. Against Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount, Klein scored the game-winning goals in the 75th minute of both contests. Against the Waves,a little over a minute after Kiki Bosio's equalizing goal, sophomoreKatherine Reynolds found Klein in the middle of the box, and withterrific timing, headed the ball in. Against the Lions, Klein executed along-range chip over goalkeeper Joslyn Slovek's head.