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WCC Players of the Week Announced

Nov. 5, 2007

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Three WCC student-athletes were honored with WCC Player of the Week honors. Portland's Keelin Winters was named the WCC women's soccer Player of the Week, while Santa Clara's Peter Lowry took home the men's award. Santa Clara's Caroline Walters earned the women's volleyball Player of the Week honor.

WCC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK - Nov. 5
SPORT NAME
WEEKLY SUMMARY
VOLLEYBALL

Caroline Walters, SCU
SR - LIB
Santa Clara senior libero Caroline Walters was named the WCC Player of the Week after shattering the Santa Clara and WCC all-time digs record this weekend. The Los Gatos, Calif., native tallied 34 digs this weekend and made integral plays to help SCU to a 2-0 week with back-to-back victories over San Francisco and then-No. 15 San Diego. Entering Saturday's contest against the Toreros, Walters was 10 digs shy of breaking the career digs record of 1,860, which was set by Santa Clara alum Lia Young (1990-93). Just a handful of points into the third game, Walters notched her 10th dig of the match to compile 1,861 career digs. Her current total is 1,869 with three more regular season contests remaining.
WOMEN'S SOCCER

Keelin Winters, POR
FR - MF
University of Portland freshman midfielder Keelin Winters was named the West Coast Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week after assisting on both goals in Portland's 2-0 shutout at Pepperdine on Sunday. The Englewood, Colo. native doubled her season total for assists after having a part in both Portland goals against the Waves. Winters and the Pilots secured their ninth West Coast Conference title with the victory and an automatic NCAA playoff berth with the win, Portland's seventh consecutive and fifth by way of shutout.
MEN'S SOCCER

Peter Lowry, SCU
SR - MF
Peter Lowry helped Santa Clara move closer to its second straight WCC title, scoring a goal and adding a pair of assists as the Broncos knocked off San Diego and Loyola Marymount at home. Lowry assisted on both goals in Santa Clara's 2-1 victory over the Toreros on Friday, moving the Broncos back into first place in the league standings. The senior then opened the scoring in Sunday's 3-1 win over the Lions, tallying on a penalty kick to give the senior a conference-leading seven goals on the season. It marks the second Player of the Week honor of the year for Lowry.