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Sports - October 5, 2012

Sports Shorts

MENLO HONORS The Menlo College men's soccer team swept Cal Pac honors with Andrew Cota and Alex Palomarez taking home awards after leading the Oaks to a pair of victories last week. Cota was honored with second Cal Pac Offensive Player of the Week award this season while Palomarez earned his third Defensive Player of the Week honor. A native of Santa Clara, Cota had 10 shots — eight of which were on goal — and three goals for the Oaks in two matches last week. As of Sept. 28, Cota was tied for fourth in the conference in goals (six) and sixth in points (13). The Oaks posted a 3-2 win over La Sierra University in Riverside on Friday and won by the same score against Soka University in Aliso Viejo on Sunday. Palomarez, a native of Fremont, had 10 saves and allowed four goals in the two victories last week. Palomarez was third in the conference in goals against average (1.4), tied for third in shutouts (1) and ninth in saves per match (4.33) . . . In women's volleyball, Menlo sophomore Courtney Calicdan had 24 kills and 28 digs in two California Pacific Conference matches last weekend and was selected as the Cal Pac Conference Volleyball Player of the Week.

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