California Baptist’s Bernadette Witz claims PacWest Women’s Soccer Player of Week award
PHOENIX, Ariz. – California Baptist junior forward/midfielder Bernadette Witz (Temecula, CA/Temecula Valley) has been selected the Pacific West Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week.
The conference announced the honor on Monday, Oct. 22, for the eighth week of games contested Oct. 15-21.
Witz amassed six points on three goals in a 2-0-0 week for the Lancers while registering both game-winning goals.
She scored the decisive goal at 9:58 of a 2-0 win at Notre Dame de Namur on Oct. 18. She also added the insurance goal on a penalty kick at 59:57.
Witz tallied the lone goal in 1-0 win at Dominican on Oct. 20, knocking in the game-winner with :24 left in the opening half.
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Julianna Bratsberg (Sr., 5-7, M, Santa Rosa, CA/Maria Carrillo) – Dominican – scored game-winning goal at 57:02 during a 1-0 home victory over Art U on Oct. 18.
Kallie Caldwell (Sr., 5-7, M, Coronodo, CA) – Point Loma – scored a goal and added an assist in a 2-0 win over Cal State San Marcos on Oct. 17…assisted on game-winner at 34:53…added an insurance goal at 57:05 on a penalty kick.
Jessica Fitzgerald (So., 5-4, F, Phoenix, AZ/Xavier College Preparatory) – Grand Canyon – recorded four points on a goal and two assists in 4-2 win over Dixie State on Oct. 20…scored game's first goal at 19:29…assisted on game's second goal at 22:27 to put GCU ahead 2-0…assisted on game-winner in 81st minute to snap a 2-2 tie.
Abbie Fronk (Sr., 5-6, F/M, Salt Lake City, UT/Murray) – BYU-Hawaii – totaled three points on three assists in a 1-0-1 week…assisted on game's first two goals in 2-2 double-overtime draw at HPU on Oct. 20…assisted on game-winning goal 5:23 into overtime of a 3-2 victory vs. Hawai'i Hilo on Oct. 17.
Breanna Gaddis (Fr., 5-8, M, Kahului, HI/Henry Perrine Baldwin) – Hawai'i Pacific – scored two goals and totaled four points in a 1-0-1 week for the Sea Warriors…scored a goal in 6-1 win over Chaminade on Oct. 17…scored game-tying goal at 84:36 in a 2-2 double-overtime draw vs. BYU-Hawaii on Oct. 20…Sea Warriors rallied from a 2-0 deficit to forge the tie.
Megan Herring (Jr., 5-7, GK, Santa Rosa, CA/Montgomery) – Dominican – posted a 1-1-0 record with a 0.50 goals against average and a .900 save percentage in 180 minutes of action…stopped 9 of 10 shots on net…stopped all five shots flung on net in a 1-0 shutout of Art U on Oct. 18…halted 4 of 5 shots on goal in 1-0 loss at California Baptist on Oct. 20.
Jessica Lincoln (So., 5-6, M, Phoenix, AZ/Thunderbird) – Grand Canyon – recorded four points on two goals in 4-2 win over Dixie State on Oct. 20…scored game's second goal at 22:27 to put GCU ahead 2-0…tallied game-winner in 81st minute to snap a 2-2 tie.
Brianna Lopiccolo (So., 5-6, F, San Jose, CA/Arch Mitty) – Hawai'i Hilo – totaled four points on a goal and two assists in a 1-1-0 week for the Vulcans…assisted on game-tying goal in 70th minute of a 3-2 overtime loss at BYU-Hawaii on Oct. 17…had a goal and an assist in 2-1 win over Chaminade on Oct. 20…assisted on game's first goal at 8:50…registered game-winner at 28:13.
Jennifer Mason (So., 5-5, F, Springville, UT/Springville) – Dixie State – scored two goals and totaled four points despite a 0-2-0 week for the Red Storm…tied game 2-2 in 58th minute of a tough 4-2 loss at Grand Canyon on Oct. 20…scored game's first goal in a 2-1 home loss vs. GCU on Oct. 16.
Emily Ravenhill (Fr., 5-8, F, Gilbert, AZ/Hamilton) – Grand Canyon – scored game-winning goal at 85:40 in a 2-1 comeback victory at Dixie State on Oct. 16…broke a 1-1 deadlock.
Analysa Rodriguez (Jr., 5-5, F, Chino Hills, CA/Ruben S. Ayala) – Hawai'i Hilo – totaled three points on a goal and an assist in 2-1 win over Chaminade on Oct. 20…scored game's first goal at 8:50…registered an assist on the game-winner at 28:13.
Natalie Sun (Sr., 5-8, F, Encinitas, CA/Santa Fe Christian) – Azusa Pacific – scored two goals and totaled four points during a 2-0-0 week for the Cougars…scored game-winning goal at 74:00 in 2-1 win at Fresno Pacific on Oct. 18…snapped a 1-1 tie…tallied game-winning goal at 78:42 in 1-0 victory at NDNU on Oct. 20.
Michelle Wieland (Sr., 5-8, GK, Lake Forest, CA/El Toro) – Azusa Pacific – halted 5 of 6 shots on goal in a 2-0-0 week…produced a 0.50 goals against average and an .833 save percentage in 180:00 of action…stopped all five shots on goal in 1-0 shutout of NDNU on Oct. 20…also earned a 2-1 win over Fresno Pacific on Oct. 18.
Emily Wood (Sr., 5-5, M, Glendora, CA/Glendora) – Azusa Pacific – totaled three points on a goal and an assist in 2-1 win at Fresno Pacific on Oct. 18…scored game's first goal at 6:15…assisted on game-winner at 74:00.
MaKelle Yates (Jr., 5-6, D/M, Eagle Mountain, UT/Lehi) – BYU-Hawaii – scored game-winning goal 5:23 into overtime of a 3-2 victory vs. Hawai'i Hilo on Oct. 17.