Welcome to the Bay Area newsgroup (Mercury News & East Bay Times) poll of female athletes of the week.
For the entire academic year, we will provide a list of candidates who stood out in the previous week, and let you, the reader, vote for the winner.
This week we are looking at performances from October 4th to 10th.
Polls close at 17:00 on Wednesday.
Until then, vote as many times as you like.
Candidates for future Athlete of the Week polls may be nominated for [email protected]…
We also review statistics sent to MaxPreps team coaches / statisticians.
About the nominees:
Marikate Kavicaan, volleyball Yerba Buena: The average 5’6 ”striker and team captain led the Aztecs to 4-2 weeks. She had 55 assists, 49 kills, 39 digs and 18 aces along with eight blocks. Yerba Buena is 14-6 overall and 4-1 in the BVAL-Santa Teresa Southern Division.
Mia Etheridge, Half Moon Bay volleyball player: The junior had 20 kills and seven aces in a week of 2-0 Cougars, including wins over Mills and Capuchino. Half Moon Bay – 9: 0 in the PAL Ocean Division and 18: 5 overall.
Jackie King, Los Gatos water polo: The Wildcats goalkeeper and support player has 44 blocks, three steals, two assists and one goal in a week, 6-0. Although King is only the youngest, he has already made his way to Stanford.
Weiley Lee, Moro Catholic Water Polo: The 5-foot-3 junior had eight goals, five steals and five assists, while the Mariners improved to 10-4 overall and 4-1 in the Mission Valley Athletic League. Lee is the captain of the Mariners’ team.
Sofia Nordenholz, Albany Cross Country: The elder finished best in Northern California and third overall at the 42nd Asics Clovis Invitational. She ran 5000 meters in 17:28.
Katie Spivakovski, Menlo-Atherton golf: The Bears senior player scored 40 cards at the Sharon Heights GCC in Menlo Park to secure the medalists in the 266-295 win over Carlmont. MA 8-3 in the season.
Emma Simon, Los Altos volleyball: In a wild five-set win over Palo Alto, the team captain and middle blocker soared high to tally the Eagles’ victory point. 6’2 Saiman finished with 12 kills and five locks.
Trisha Zhang, Menlo Tennis: The eldest won all three of her matches, while the Knights beat Miramonte, Santa Barbara and St. Francis Sacramento. The Tennis Recruiting Network considers Zhang to be a three-star recruit.