2017 SCIAC Men's Soccer Athletes of the Week

September 11, 2017
Brandon Kearney
Cal Lutheran
Senior • Forward • Concord, California


Kearney paced Cal Lutheran to a 3-1 record to start the season, netting three goals and assisting on two others for a combined eight points. A senior from Concord, Calif., Kearney netted a goal and aided another as the Kingsmen opened the season with a thrilling, 3-2 win over No. 6 Franklin & Marshall. He also provided game-winning markers against Whittier and Chapman as Cal Lutheran began SCIAC action with 3-0 and 2-0 victories respectively. 

Men's Soccer Weekly Release #1

September 18, 2017
Annie Leonard Sean Augustine
Senior • Goalkeeper • Anaheim Hills, California


Augustine was terrific between the pipes for Chapman during its 2-0 week which featured SCIAC wins over La Verne (1-0) and CMS (1-0). Augustine played all 180 minutes in goal, turning away a total of seven shots on goal, including five from the Stags en route to posting a pair of clean sheets. His back-to-back shutouts gave the Panthers their first two victories of the season. 

Men's Soccer Weekly Release #2

September 25, 2017
Chase Boone
Senior • Forward • Beaverton, Oregon


Boone helped Redlands to a 2-0 week which saw the Bulldogs earn a 3-2 win over CMS, and a 3-0 win over Whittier. Boone totaled six points on the strength of two goals and two assists, including a goal and two helpers in Redlands’ win over the Poets. His goal against the Whittier served as the game-winner before he provided a pair of insurance assists to help seal the victory. Against the Stags, Boone’s marker gave the Bulldogs a 2-1 advantage, helping his team improve to 6-0 in SCIAC action. 

Men's Soccer Weekly Release #3

October 2, 2017
Liam Walsh
Junior • Midfielder • Washington, D.C.


Walsh carried Occidental to a pair of SCIAC wins, helping the Tigers secure a 5-3 win over CMS before his squad notched a 4-1 win over Whittier. Walsh totaled four goals and two assists during the week for a combined 10 points, finding the back of the net twice in each contest, while providing an assist in each game. The Washington, D.C. native also converted a penalty try against the Poets as he registered a .750 shots on goal percentage during the week. 

Men's Soccer Weekly Release #4

October 9, 2017
Kai Howe
Junior • Forward • Tokyo, Japan


Howe directed Chapman to a 2-0 week which featured a pair of 2-0 SCIAC victories for the Panthers. Chapman defeated Occidental, 2-0 before besting Caltech by the same margin. Howe scored three of the team’s four goals during the two-game stretch, including both markers against the Beavers, as well as what proved to be the game-winning tally against the Tigers. Howe fired a combined 10 shots on frame during the week with seven of them on target. 

Men's Soccer Weekly Release #5

October 16, 2017
Eduardo Garcia
Cal Lutheran
Senior • Goalkeeper • Carpinteria, California


Garcia paced Cal Lutheran to a 2-0 week as the Kingsmen registered a pair of SCIAC shutouts against Caltech (3-0) and Occidental (1-0). In Cal Lutheran’s 3-0 victory over the Beavers, Garcia turned away five shots, while fending off both shots on target he faced against the Tigers. The Kingsmen improved to 7-2-1 in conference play with the two wins. 

Men's Soccer Weekly Release #6