Women's basketball player Taylor Lee-Hammer earns her first Bulldog Student-Athlete of the Week award. The sophomore guard averaged 17.3 points, 5 rebounds and 4.6 assists to lead the Bulldogs to a second-place finish at the 20th annual Lady Bulldog Classuc. Lee-Hammer hit eight 3-pointers over the three games, and scored a season-high 22 points against undefeated College of the Sequoias, the No. 3 team in the state, in the championship game. Lee-Hammer, an all-conference pick as a freshman, ranks third on the team at 14.6 points per game to go with 3.7 assists and 1.9 steals per game.
2017-18 HANCOCK STUDENT-ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
Dec. 4 - Dec. 10: Taylor Lee-Hammer, Women's Basketball:
Nov. 27 - Dec. 3: Karly Beyers, Women's Basketball: Women's basketball player Karly Beyers earned the nod after she averaged 13.3 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists to lead the Bulldogs to a 2-1 mark and third-place finish at a tournament hosted by Cuesta College. Beyers recorded a double-double in the third-place game to lead the Bulldogs to a 61-48 victory over Las Positas with 15 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists.
Nov. 13 - Nov. 19: Grace Rosa, Women's Basketball: Women’s basketball player Grace Rosa scores her first Bulldog Student-Athlete of the Week award. The sophomore scored a season-high 21 points to lead the women’s basketball team to a 65-62 overtime win at Taft last week. Rosa recorded her second straight double-double with 21 points on 10-for-15 shooting from the field, and 10 rebounds. She also had two steals and tied a career high with four blocked shots. The Bulldogs improved to 2-1 on the season. They will host Reedley at 3 p.m. in their home opener on Tuesday, Nov. 21.
Nov. 6 - Nov. 12: Shane Carney, Men's Basketball: Carney earned his first Bulldog Student-Athlete of the Year honor after helping the men’s basketball team go 3-0 and win the championship at Ohlone College’s tournament. The sophomore averaged 18.3 points and 7.7 assists over the weekend and was named the tournament’s Most Valuable Player. He scored 16 points and dished out a season-best nine assists in the Bulldogs’ 79-71 win over Monterey in the championship game. He scored a season-high 23 points in Hancock’s 113-78 win over Marin to open the three-day tournament. Carney added seven assists and four rebounds in the win. He posted 16 points, seven assists and four rebounds in the Bulldogs’ 68-63 win over Ohlone in the semifinals.
October 30-Nov. 5: Brianna Magana, Cross Country: Magana earned her first Bulldog Student-Athlete of the Week honor. The freshman became the first Allan Hancock College runner to qualify for the CCCAA Women's Cross Country State Championship in eight years. Competing at the Southern California Regional Championships at Central Park in Santa Clarita last week, Magana completed the 5K course in 21:25 to finish 73rd overall out of 187 runners. Magana led a contingent of five Hancock runners at regionals. The Bulldogs were making their first appearance at regionals as a team since 2008. The 2018 State Championship will be November 18 at Woodward Park in Fresno.
October 23-29: Maddison Stangl, Water Polo: Stangl has earned her first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week award. The freshman scored a combined six goals to go with four assists and three steals during two Hancock wins last Saturday at Santa Barbara's Halloween Tournament . The Cabrillo High School graduate scored three times in the first quarter to lead the Bulldogs to a 14-3 win over L.A. Pierce. She finished with three goals and two assists in that game. Stangl also added three goals, two assists and three swipes in Hancock's 9-4 win over Southwestern. This season, Stangl ranks third on the team with 36 goals and third with 25 assists. Hancock will host Ventura in the first round of the Western State Conference Tournament Wednesday, Nov. 1.
October 16-22: Brianna Magana, Cross Country: Magana finished 32nd overall in 20:48 during the 2017 Western State Conference Cross Country Championships. Led by Magana, three other freshmen and a sophomore, the women finished 10th overall in the team standings. The team's performance was good enough to earn an at-large berth to the Southern California Regional Championships on November 3. It will be Hancock's first time sending a team to SoCal Regionals since 2008.
October 9-15: Isaac Bausley, Football: Freshman running back Isaac Bausley earned his first Hancock Student-Athlete of the Week award for his breakout performance. Bausley rushed for a career-high 124 yards on 20 carries and scored two touchdowns. He scored Hancock’s first two touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 31-3 conference-opening win at Santa Barbara City College. Bausley had 46 rushing yards on 11 carries headed into the SBCC game. The Nipomo High School graduate led Hancock’s ground attack that finished with 296 rushing yards in the Bulldogs’ first win over SBCC since 2012.
October 2-8: Meagan Coyne, Water Polo: Coyne racked up 13 goals, eight assists and five steals to help the women’s water polo team go 3-2 last week. The sophomore scored four times and had two assists in Hancock’s 10-7 victory over Ventura College. With the game tied 7-7, Coyne scored the final three goals of the game to secure Hancock’s first win in program history over Ventura. The Righetti High School graduate was the team’s leading scorer in all three victories. During a two-day tournament hosted by Ventura later in the week, the sophomore scored four goals in Hancock’s 9-8 win over Palomar and added three more the Bulldogs’ 13-3 victory over El Camino.
Sept. 25 - Oct. 1: Basiru Jobe, Football: Jobe earned his first Hancock Athlete of the Week award with a historic performance. The sophomore recorded 20 total tackles in the football team's 50-35 win over Santa Ana last Saturday. The linebacker made 13 solo stops and 4.5 tackles for lost yardage, including 1.5 sacks. The 20 sacks broke the program record for most tackles in a single-game of 19 previously held by Willie Iribarren, who had 19 stops agains Santa Ana in 2014, and Anthony Johnson, who recorded 19 tackles against Canyons in 2012.
Sept. 18-24: Migel Gomez, Men's Soccer: The sophomore earned Western State Conference Athlete of the Week honors after helping the men's soccer team win four straight games. Gomez, a Cabrillo High School graduate, had one goal and three asists in three Hancock road wins last week. Gomez, an all-conference pick as a freshman, finished with 10 goals and a team-high 11 assists in 2016.