Cal Poly Pomona’s Daniel Garcia named All-American

Daniel Garcia Jr.

Daniel Garcia Jr. earned NSCAA third team All-American honors, becoming the third athlete in school history to be son honored.

He helped the Broncos to a 17-1-2 overall record. Individually he matched the program’s single-season record for assists with 13 while ranking at No. 2 nationally in that individual statistic as well.

His impressive senior season pushed his career assist total to 15, which ranks fourth in school history.

Prior to Garcia receiving the 2014 All-American accolade, the only other two Broncos to earn the honor were Trevor Persson (2000) and Luis Gonzalez (2010, 2011).

Garcia transferred to CPP after two years at Cerritos College. He’s excelled in the classroom as well, earning California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) All-Academic honors before being named an NCAA D-II Academic All-American this November.

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Cal State’s Alexcia Mack top player of week

Alexcia Mack

Junior All-CCAA guard Alexcia Mack has played a big role in leading the Coyotes to their best start in four seasons and Tuesday she was name CCAA Player of the Week.

She averaged 17 points, four assists, two rebounds and 1.5 steals in 31 minutes and was named the UC San Diego Thanksgiving Classic’s most valuable player.

She scored a season-high 22 points on 6-of-10 shooting with nine free throws in CSUSB’s 83-74 win over Academy of Art. One day earlier, she scored 12 points in the Coyotes’ 61-60 win over Azusa Pacific.

Mack and the 4-0 Coyotes will take their unbeaten record to Northern California this week in the CCAA opener. They’ll face Sonoma State on Friday and San Francisco State on Saturday.

The conference honor is the Corona native’s first in her career. It is the first time a Coyote has been honored since Trinidee Trice on Jan. 7-13, 2013.

 

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Cal State’s Casey Oldemoppen honored by CCAA

Casey Oldemoppen

Cal State San Bernardino’s Casey Oldemoppen has been named the California Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Player of the Week for Nov. 24-Nov. 30.

The senior forward from Stuart, Fla. helped the Coyotes to a 82-71 victory and a season sweep over Humboldt State on Saturday.

In just 22 minutes played, Oldemoppen scored a career-high 17 points on eight-for-10 shooting from the floor. He also tallied two rebounds and two steals on the night.

 
CCAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
Nov. 14-16 Terrence Drisdom (Cal Poly Pomona)
Nov. 17-23 Isaiah Morton (Cal State San Bernardino)
Nov. 24-30 Casey Oldemoppen (Cal State San Bernardino)

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