Cal State San Bernardino freshman goalkeeper Jacob Huber has been named California Collegiate Athletic Association Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for Sept. 12-18.
Huber earned a pair of shutouts in two complete game efforts as the Coyotes snagged two 1-0 road wins at Humboldt State and Sonoma State this past weekend.
Sunday’s victory marked only the third time in program history the Coyotes have defeated Sonoma State.
In 180 minutes of play, the Laguna Hills native faced 24 shots and totaled eight saves, an average of 4.0 saves per game.
CAL POLY POMONA 5, HUMBOLDT STATE 0 >> Christian Gonzalez Diaz scored two of the Broncos’ five goals in the CCAA shutout victory against the Lumberjacks. Kris Korich had one goal and two assists for the Broncos (10-2-3, 7-2-2). CPP will play at 2 p.m. Saturday against Sonoma State.
SONOMA STATE 2, CS SAN BERNARDINO 1 >> After a scoreless first half for the Coyotes (3-9-3, 1-7-3), a second half goal by Diego Mendoza forced the Coyotes and the Seawolves in overtime. It took two overtime periods before the Seawolves (3-9-3, 1-7-3) prevailed as the victor in CCAA play. CS San Bernardino will play at 11:30 a.m. Saturday against Humboldt State.
CAL POLY POMONA 2, HUMBOLDT STATE 1 >> The Broncos clinched a spot in the CCAA playoffs after a victory against the Lumberjacks. Daisy Buran scored a goal in the second half off an assist from Tori Tappero. CPP will play at 11:30 a.m. Saturday against Sonoma State.
SONOMA STATE 1, CS SAN BERNARDINO 0 >> The Seawolves’ Alex Sifuentes scored the lone goal that proved to be the difference in CCAA play against the Coyotes (4-10-3, 3-7-1). Goalkeeper Emily Whyte had five saves for the Coyotes in the loss. CS San Bernardino will play at 2 p.m.Saturday against Humboldt State.
Junior forward Corey Christ of Cal State San Bernardino has been named CCAA Player of the Week for men’s soccer.
The Glendale, Ariz., tallied three goals in a 5-1 win over Dixie State.
Christ became the first Coyote in four seasons to score three goals in a game since All-American Obi Agwu last accomplished the feat on Oct. 3, 2010 against Cal State East Bay, a 3-1 victory.
Christ leads the Coyotes in scoring with five goals and the Coyotes are 4-0 on the season, their best start in five seasons. They resume play Friday, Sept. 26 in the CCAA opener at Cal Poly Pomona.
Christ is the first Coyote to earn the conference honor since All-American GK Tanner Olinger was named on Sept. 10, 2012.