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2021-22 Wildcats of the Week

2021-22 Wildcats of the Week

2021-22 Wildcats of the Week

Entering its seventh year, the Wildcat of the Week award focuses on individual performances on the field/court/course over the past seven days. Every Monday, two student-athletes (one male and one female) will be selected and featured on the home page as this week's Wildcat of the Week.

Monday, September 13, 2021:

Male – Dan Wyshinski – Fr. – Cross Country:
The freshman runner paced the Wildcats at the LVC Dutchmen Invitational on Saturday, finishing 17th overall in a field of 211 runners. He ran the 8K in 27:32.50, helping the Wildcats finish 7th overall with 17 teams. He bettered his 8K time by nearly a minute and 15 seconds from last week.

Female – Heather Pedrick – So. – Volleyball:
Sophomore right side hitter and setter Heather Pedrick was a stat sheet stuff at the Wildcat Regional Invitational this past weekend. She helped lead the Wildcats to a 2-1 weekend, finishing with 41 kills, 46 assists, and 37 digs in 11 sets. She posted triple-doubles in all three matches, going for 12 kills, 13 assists and 13 digs in three sets against Franklin Pierce; 12 kills, 17 assists, and 14 digs in five sets against Le Moyne; and 17 kills, 16 assists, and 10 digs in three sets against Saint Rose. She also hit .402 for the weekend, committing only eight errors on 83 attempts.

Monday, September 6, 2021:

Male – Shawn Genus – Sr. – Men's Soccer:
The senior forward started the 2021 campaign on fire, scoring three goals and adding an assist in the first two games of the season. He leads the CACC with seven points and three goals. He started the year by scoring two goals and adding an assist in a 5-2 victory over Bentley. He then came out and scored the game-tying goal in the 64th minute against #15 Adelphi on Sunday. Five of his six shots have been on goal.

Female – Angel Oliver – Jr. – Volleyball:
The junior middle was a force at the net in the 2021 season opening tournament hosted by Molloy. She collected 30 blocks in four matches, more than double than anyone else in the CACC. She is averaging 2.00 blocks per set to start the year. She tied the Wilmington program record with 10 block assists in a single match, doing so while adding three solo blocks against American International on Saturday. She also had eight block assists in a 3-1 victory over Molloy. She had a weekend's high 10 kills to go with a .375 hitting percentage against Molloy as well. She averaged 1.67 kills per set and hit .180 for the weekend as well.