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Student-Athletes of the Week

Student-Athletes of the Week

Oct. 7 - 13:

Jennifer Perez, Womens Soccer: Perez earned her first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award following the team's 1-1 tie with the conference leading Cuesta Cougars. Perez's performance on defense was crucial in ensuring Cuesta did not score any offensive goals, as well as holding the league's second place goal scorer to no points. 

DJ Whitmill, Football: Whitmill earned his first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award following the team's 47-13 win over Antelope Valley. Whitmill posted a season high 138 yards rushing and scored his first touchdown of the season. Whitmill currently leads the Bulldog's running offense with 472 yards. Hancock's running game boasts the second highest total yards, the highest yards per game average, and the most rushing touchdowns in the league. 

Sept. 30 - Oct. 6:

Elizabeth Aldana, Women's Soccer:  Aldana earned her third Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award for the second week in a row following her 10-shot one-goal week that led the women's soccer team to a 1-1 week. Aldana's goal was the deciding factor in the game against LA Pierce. Aldana is currently in the top three in the state for shots on goal. 

Bryan Gomez: Gomez earned his first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award following his two goal performance against Canyons. Gomez led the team with his two goals on two shots in the 2-0 win. His performance secured men's soccer their third win of the year.

Sept. 23 - 29:

Elizabeth Aldana, Women's Soccer: Aldana earned her second Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award following her dominant performance against Glendale College. She scored two goals, earned two assists, and shot six times on goal in the Bulldogs 6-0 victory. The Bulldogs still sit in the top three teams in the CCCAA power points standings heading into week five. 

Matt Garcia, Football: Garcia earned his first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award after the quarterback led the football team in the win against West LA. Garcia was 7-8 through the air and posted a career high 177 yards and a touchdown. His longest play came in the second quarter when he hit a 69-yard touchdown pass that put Hancock even further ahead. The Bulldogs improve to 2-1.

Sept. 16 - 22:

Brooke Stewart, Women's Soccer: Stewart earned her first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award with solid performances in the net. She racked up nine saves en route to two shutout performances against LA Harbor and West Hills Lemoore. The Bulldogs currently sit in the top three teams of the CCCAA Power Points rankings heading into week four. 

Jaquez McWilliams, Football: McWilliams earned his first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award following the Football team's road loss to Ventura 35-14. McWillaims was a defensive standout with three tackles, two fumble recoveries, and a blocked punt. His blocked punt put the Bulldogs on the Ventura three yard line and helped the team score their second touchdown of the game. 

Sept. 9 - 15:

Elizabeth Aldana, Women's Soccer: Aldana earned her first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award leading the team to a 1-0-1 week. She recorded four shots on goal, a goal and assist in the games against Pasadena and Cabrillo. Her goal in the 67th minute against Cabrillo tied up the game for the Bulldogs who were down 1-0. Aldana currently leads the team in shots on goal, goals, and total points. 

Eddie Battle, Football: Battle earned his first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award on a career game in the 70-3 rout of L.A. Valley. Five Hancock running backs earned touchdowns. Battle averaged 14.3 yards per carry on 129 yards, nine carries and two touchdowns. His longest run of the game was a 50-yard gain on Hancock's first drive. The team opened the season strong with 462 yards rushing. 

Sept. 2 - 8:

Michele Marceleno, Women's Cross Country: Marceleno earned her first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award after leading the women's cross country team at the Fresno Invitational. Marceleno finished in 64th with a time of 22:57.5 in the women's 5k event. Four other Bulldogs finished in the top 100. 

Josue Celio, Men's Soccer: Celio earned his first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week Award following the Bulldog's loss at the hand of Taft College. Celio created a quarter of the Bulldog's chances on net and gave the team several opportunities to score throughout the game. He currently leads the team in shots on goal.