The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level.
Frances Boukidis (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) junior,
Northern Illinois ultimately lost in double overtime, 2-1, falling to 6-5-2 overall and 2-2-2 in
On a far more positive note, Boukidis scored her first goal of the season on Sept. 28 to propel the Huskies to their first conference win, defeating
Boukidis scored in the 14th minute and followed that score with an assist in a 1-1 tie against
NIU returns to action Friday against
Camille Coffey (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2011) sophomore,
The Stags are rolling, as Sunday's win was their fifth straight as they improved to 12-7 and 7-2 in the
Coffey's 128 kills and 2.46 per set are third-best on the team. She's played in all 19 matches on the season, starting 15. In addition to her kill stats, she also has 12 assists, 168 digs and 16 total blocks.
A conference road match at
Chris Cabrera (St. Francis High, 2010) junior, Cal Lutheran football: A tackling machine in his days as a Golden Knight, Cabrera is quickly taking on that roll with Cal Lutheran.
The linebacker posted a game-high 14 tackles on Saturday in his team's 45-35 win over Redlands that saw the Kingsmen improve to 3-1. Not far behind was another former St. Francis standout, Rian Younker, as the defensive end posted 10 tackles — the only other double-digit tackling performance on the day for either team.
The win improved Cal Lu to 2-0 in Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference play, which the Kingsmen return to Saturday with a road game at Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
Cabrera is second on the team with 31 tackles, including 2.5 for a loss, while Younker has 26 tackles, four for a loss and a team-high 2.5 sacks.
Brian Trejo (Hoover High, 2009) senior, San Francisco State cross-country: Trejo, a former All-Area selection, was the Gators' top finisher on Saturday in the 8K Crystal Springs Invitational in Belmont. He took 12th in the 81-runner field in 27 minutes 10 seconds. The Gators took third in the race.
Danny Mock (Crescenta Valley High, 2009) senior, Cal Lutheran water polo: Mock and the Kingsmen earned a split on Saturday at the Gary Troyer Tournament, dominating
Mock tallied 11 saves in the victory over Washington & Jefferson, while he garnered six against Irvine.