Hoey and Pitalo Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week|
Oct. 27, 2014
USC CREDIT UNION MEN’S STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Hoey’s most notable scores were a pair of birdies and an eagle on the par 5 18th hole. The golfer’s performance marks his second top-three finish this season. USC looks ahead to compete in the Gifford Collegiate Championship, Nov. 5-7, at the CordeValle G.C. in San Martin, Calif.
USC CREDIT UNION WOMEN’S STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK
Facing rainy conditions in Corvallis, Ore., with the Trojans down 1-0 to the Beavers, Pitalo delivered the equalizer with a header into the net off a corner kick by Jamie Fink. This score marked the junior’s first goal of the season, and third of her career, coming at the right time for the Trojans. USC went on the win in dramatic fashion with a goal by Alex Quincy in the first overtime period. The Trojans travel on the road to face Washington on Friday, Oct.31, and Washington State on Sunday, Nov.2.
The USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week are voted on by the student assistants and Sports Information Directors of the USC Sports Information Office. Nominations are compiled and distributed for voting by Alec Koondel. Student assistant voters include Charlotte Adlam, Taiu Kunimoto, Nikki Borchard, Andrew McKagan, Eike Daube, Tera Novy, Carlene Jones, Max Schwartz, Gaby Smotrys, Aubrey Kragen, and intern Katie Ryan.