COLLEGE UPDATE:

GLENDALE — The following are updates on area athletes at the collegiate level.

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Ramses Barden (Flintridge Prep, 2003) senior receiver, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo football: Barden's record-breaking ways have yet to cease, as he caught two touchdown's in Poly's 51-28 Great West Conference win against UC Davis on Saturday that gave the Mustangs the conference title and Barden catch a touchdown for the 18th consecutive game.

The mark surpassed the previous record of Jerry Rice in NCAA Football Championship Subdivision history. A month ago, Barden broke Rice's mark for most games with a touchdown catch, which now stands at 30.

The former Rebel's caught 55 passes for 1,066 yards, which is seventh in the FCS, and 15 touchdowns, which is fourth in the FCS.

His 118.44 yards a game are second in the subdivision and he's also averaging 19.38 yards per catch.

The No. 3 Mustangs (8-1, 3-0 in conference) will face Wisconsin in their regular-season finale on Saturday.

Rebecca Salvo (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2006) sophomore outside hitter, Haverford College women's volleyball: Salvo, a former All-Area first-team honoree, was named the Centennial Conference's Player of the Year and was the only unanimous first-team selection.

Salvo became the eighth player in conference history to earn first-team all-conference accolades three times. Salvo leads Haverford with 396 kills, a .284 hitting percentage and 390 digs. She led the conference in kills and kills per set this season.

Salvo was also named to the American Volleyball Coaches Assn. Division III All-Mid-Atlantic Region first team. It marked the third straight season that Salvo has earned first-team all-region honors.

Haverford will take on Fredonia State in the first round of the NCAA Regionals at 10 a.m. PDT Thursday at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y.

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Rachel Salvo (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2006) sophomore middle hitter, Haverford College women's volleyball: The former All-Area first-team member picked up All-Centennial Conference first-team honors for Haverford. The 2007 all-conference player of the year is a three-time all-conference selection and two-time first-team member.

Salvo placed second on the team with 337 kills and 370 digs. She tied for the team lead in service aces (40) and led the Fords in solo blocks (14). Her 337 kills ranked third in the conference.

Salvo also received American Volleyball Coaches Assn. Division III All-Mid-Atlantic Region honorable mention. It marked the third straight campaign that Salvo has earned first-team all-region accolades.

Haverford will take on Fredonia State in the first round of the NCAA Regionals at 10 a.m. PDT Thursday at Union College in Schenectady, N.Y.

Giselle Galanto (Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy, 2006) junior forward, Claremont McKenna women's soccer: Galanto was a big part of the Athenas soccer team making history over the weekend as it advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III Tournament for the first time.

Facing top-seeded Hardin-Simmons University on Friday, the teams played to a scoreless deadlock after double overtime.

In a penalty kicks session, the Athenas eventually pulled out the 1-0 win, with Galanto notching one of the scores.

On Saturday, Claremont (12-8-2) routed UC Santa Cruz, 4-0, with Galanto notching a goal and the squad adancing to Wheaton, Ill., on Friday to play Carleton College (17-5) in the NCAA Sectional.

Galanto, who's joined on the team by defender Stefanie Chan, who graduated from Sacred Heart in 2007, leads the team with eight goals and has also tallied five assists for 21 points in 22 games.


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