ICYMI: Here are the top five things that happened in the Big West last week….In Case You Missed It!
1. Lemar’s 23 Leads UC Davis To 81-72 Win In Golden 1’s College Debut
Brynton Lemar scored a career-high 23 points, Chima Moneke posted 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Darius Graham banked a buzzer-beating three-pointer just before halftime to give UC Davis a lead it wouldn’t relinquish, as the Aggies downed rival Sacramento State, 81-72, in the first-ever college basketball game at new Golden 1 Center in Sacramento on Monday evening. Full Story
2. Palacios, Mexico U20 Women’s World Cup Quest Ends in Quarterfinals
The under-20 women’s World Cup run ended in the quarterfinals of the knockout round stage for Mexico and Anteater Kiana Palacios. Palacios was held scoreless, but managed three goals in the three group stage matches, as Mexico won two of them, to lead the club and be the only Mexican player with multiple goals. Full Story
3. UH’s Taylor Named AVCA National Player Of The Week
Following a pair of powerful performances that led the University of Hawai’i to its second straight Big West Conference Championship, senior Nikki Taylor was named AVCA National Player of the Week. Full Story
4. Determined: The Ashley Dean Story
Ashley Dean shared her story with us, and we are honored to share it with you. After two ACL tears and loss, Ashley persevered with fortitude and determination. Full Story
5. Former Anteater Whitney Pavlik Earned AVP’s Best Offense Award
With the best hitting percentage on tour this season, Whitney Pavlik Professional Beach Volleyball is awarded with 2016’s Best Offense.