Player Of The Week
Vivian Lara - Women's Basketball Week of November 6-13 - For the third time in her career as Falcon, senior guard Vivian Lara has been chosen as Falcon of the Week. In three games this week, the senior put up 44 points to lead her team to a 3-0 record. Lara was named the NVU-Tip Off Classic Tournament MVP for her play over the weekend. In the two games in the tournament she collected 24 points on 43% shooting from the floor, while also nabbing nine rebounds and five steals while dishing out five assists. On Tuesday, she earned her second 20-point performance of the season leading her team to 4-1 overall record. She currently leads the team in points, rebounds and steals.
John Batista - Baseball Week of October 9-16 - This week's Falcon of the Week goes to Falcons outfielder, John Batista. In four games over the weekend, the sophomore batted .470 (8 for 17), while collecting five extra base hits, four RBI's and three runs scored over that stretch. He had three multiple hit games in the four games over the Bryant & Stratton Bobcats, including a 3-hit performance to finish up the fall season.
Olivia Handy - Women's Soccer Week of October 2-9- This week's Falcon of the Week is Women's Soccer keeper, Olivia Handy. The La Verne, CA native has been a work horse for her team this season, keeping her team in games throughout the season. In two games in net this week, Handy came up with 31 saves, including an 18-save performance against a tough UMFK Bengals team. Handy now has 130 saves this season (14.4 s/pg), good enough for first in the AII Conference, and is 13 saves shy of the Falcons all-time record.