Mon., Nov. 16, 2010
Azusa, Calif. -- On Monday, the Golden State Athletic Conerence Scholar-Athlete award listing was released. A total of 80 GSAC student-athletes were named from the 10 conference schools for the 2011 fall sports of men's and women's cross country, men's and women's soccer and volleyball. The athletes listed must have been a junior or senior in standing and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above. The athletes from San Diego Christian College are listed below.
2011 Fall GSAC Scholar-Athletes
For a complete listing of 2011 Fall GSAC Scholar-Athletes, please visit the GSAC website by clicking this link.
Sat., Nov. 12, 2011
El Cajon, Calif. -- Two Hawks, Justin Picou (pictured left) and Hannah Waggoner (pictured below) were named to the All-GSAC soccer teams that were released on Saturday. Each team, men's soccer and women's soccer, consists of 28 selections from the 10 Golden State Athletic Conference competitors.
Picou, a junior from San Diego, finished out the season with two goals and four assists in 16 games while playing both forward and defender for the Hawks. Waggoner, a senior from San Diego, led the GSAC in both goals (13) and points (28) while finishing second all-time on SDCC’s career points and goals scored list. This was the third All-GSAC selection for Waggoner in four seasons.
For the men, Biola University was the GSAC tournament champion while Fresno Pacific won the regular season title. Junior Paul Islas (Fresno, CA) from FPU received the GSAC Player of the Year award. Jamie Rodriguez, FPU’s head coach, was awarded GSAC Coach of the Year.
Point Loma Nazarene swept the GSAC Awards for the women with Tim Hall as Coach of the Year and Erica Wessels as Player of the Year. PLNU was the regular season champion and Azusa Pacific University was the GSAC tournament champion for the women.
For a full listing of the awards, go to GSAC Men's Soccer and GSAC Women's Soccer.
Photos courtesy of Kyle Cabezas-Jones
Thurs., Jun. 2, 2011 Lewiston, Idaho --
On Thursday, the NAIA has announced that 228 baseball student-athletes have been named 2011 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. Amongst this year's honorees was the Hawks outfielder Taylor Maddox, a senior Business major and Biology minor from Valencia, California. Maddox was also honored with GSAC and NCCAA Scholar-Athlete honors this season.
In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.
For a complete listing of the 2011 NAIA Baseball Scholar-Athletes, click here
Thurs., May 5, 2011 Azusa, Calif. --
The Golden State Athletic Conference released a listing of twenty-one Scholar-Athletes from the conferences 10 teams on Wednesday. Amongst the honorees were San Diego Christian's Taylor Maddox (Sr., OF) and Trevor Bloom who was also selected to the All-GSAC team earlier in the week. Maddox was also honored with NAIA and NCCAA Scholar-Athlete honors this season.
Student-Athlete's who's names appear on the GSAC Scholar-Athlete list are juniors or seniors who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average.
For a complete listing of the GSAC Baseball Scholar-Athletes, click here
Mon., May 2, 2011 Azusa, Calif. --
The Golden State Athletic Conference released the 2011 All-GSAC Team and Gold Glove Team awardees on Monday, listing San Diego Christian's Trevor Bloom as the second base selection.
Bloom, a senior transfer to SDCC from Sacramento State, started in all 47 games, leading the Hawks with a .340 batting average and .521 slugging percentage. He recorded 64 hits in 188 at bats (13 doubles, 3 triples, 5 home runs) bringing 33 runs across the plate, while also leading the team in runs with 34. By the end of the regular season, he was ranked ninth in the NAIA in at bats per game (4.0/g) having posted 19 multi-hit games with 15 of those coming against GSAC conference pitching.
The Hawks finished 8-39 in 2011, but were ranked in 6th in at bats per game (33.638/g), 22nd in putouts per game (24.787/g), 48th in assists per game (9.638/g) and 50th in hits per game (9.404/g) for NAIA Division I Baseball.
For a full posting of the All-GSAC Baseball team and other awards, click here
Wed., Apr. 27, 2011 Jamul, Calif. --
Luckily avoiding predicted rains, the Don Palmer Golf Classic benefitting San Diego Christian College Athletic programs hosted 52 golfers at the Steele Canyon Golf Club on Monday, April 25. It was a beautiful day in Jamul to play the 18-hole mapped course, finishing the day off with a delicious dinner provided by the Steele Canyon staff and a chance to hear from this years Matt Krause Award Winner, Hannah Lettau [pictured below] (Cross Country, Class of 2010).
After scores were tallied, a three-way tie for first was won out by Brandon Murry, Danny Salas (SDCC Men's/Women's Soccer Coach), Dave Piester, and Dale Theriot, for the 2011 DPGC first place title [pictured above].
A silent auction of Hallman Jewlers fine jewelry and other giveaways closed out the festivities, just as the sun set over the course.
Thank you to all those who golfed this year and to those who sponsored the Classic, CB Richard Ellis, Goldfield Stage, Nathan Craig and Lundy Insurance Services, Team Kia of El Cajon, California Bank and Trust, Subway and Frito Lay.