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WCC Announces October Players of the Month

Nov. 5, 2007

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Eight WCC student-athletes were honored on Monday as the Conference office announced the October Players of the Month in the sports of cross country, golf, soccer, and volleyball. Santa Clara's Krista Kelley was named the volleyball Player of the Month, while Portland's Angie Woznuk and San Diego's Colin Jennings earned soccer Player of the Month honors. San Francisco's Cheyne Inman and Dana Morgan earned cross country Player of the Month recognition, while Pepperdine's Taylore Karle was named the women's Golfer of the Month. Portland's Terence Macatangay and Pepperdine's Andrew Putnam shared the men's Golfer of the Month award.


Krista Kelley, SCU
Santa Clara's Krista Kelley led the Broncos to a 6-2 record during the month of October, including four sweeps and a 3-1 victory over then-No. 16 San Diego, vaulting SCU into first place in the conference standings. The freshman averaged a team-best 4.87 kills per game on the month and collected 63 digs, placing her second on the team. Kelley's impressive month was highlighted by a personal best 21 digs and 27 kills against Pepperdine.

Colin Jennings, USD
Colin Jennings led San Diego to the top of the WCC standings during the month of October, as the Toreros posted a 5-2-1 record, including a 5-1-1 mark in conference play, and went unbeaten in their final six matches of the month. The senior netted three goals during October, and all three scoring strikes proved to be game-winners. Jennings led San Diego to back-to-back wins in the Northwest, scoring the game-winner in overtime at Gonzaga before tallying the winning goal in a 2-1 triumph at Portland en route to WCC Player of the Week honors. Jennings also buried the game-winner in a 2-1 USD victory over Loyola Marymount on October 26.

Angie Woznuk, POR
Led by senior All-American Angie Woznuk, the Pilots registered a perfect 6-0 record in October. Woznuk, a midfielder from El Cajon, CA, led UP in scoring during the month, tallying four goals and adding three assists. Led by Woznuk, the Pilots dominated their opponents, outscoring their opposition, 20-1. She tallied game-winning goals versus Oregon and Gonzaga and was instrumental in the Pilots' wins over then-No. 11 San Diego and then-No. 12 Santa Clara, distributing an assist versus the Toreros and scoring a goal against the Broncos.


Cheyne Inman, USF
Cheyne Inman of San Francisco ran the best race of his career at the WCC Cross Country Championships, claiming the WCC Individual crown. This feat not only marks Inman's personal best, but also the first time in 29 years that a non-Portland runner earned the title. Inman, a four-year letter-winner for the Dons, finished the Crystal Springs Course 8K with a time of 25:20, a new USF school record.


Dana Morgan, POR
Dana Morgan of Portland claimed the 2007 Women's WCC Cross Country Individual title with a time of 20:32 at the Crystal Springs Course 6k, 2:03 faster than her time at last year's event. Morgan led Portland to their sixth straight WCC title, and its 11th in the last 12 years. The sophomore also posted a personal best time of 20:27 at the NCAA Pre-National White Race 6k.


Taylore, Karle, PEP
Freshman Taylore Karle led the Waves at all three of their tournaments during the month of October. Karle, who finished in the top 30 of all three tournaments, had a stroke average of 74.00 for the month. Her month was highlighted with an 11th place finish at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown and a 12th place showing at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational.


Terence Macatangay, POR
Terence Macatangay posted two top 10 finishes in Portland's two competitions during the month. Macatangay placed eighth overall, and was the Pilots' top finisher at the Bill Cullum Invitational, leading UP to a second place finish. He followed that up with a fifth place finish at the Santa Clara Invitational, helping the Pilots to their first team title since 2003.


Andrew Putnam, PEP
Pepperdine freshman Andrew Putnam finished second overall in his first collegiate tournament at the Club Glove Intercollegiate. In his lone tournament of the month, Putnam battled brutal conditions to card rounds of 71-82-73 for a total of 226. For his performance, Putnam jumped to No. 13 in the Golfweek national rankings.