2016-17 Players of the Week

Mar. 20 - CCAC POWs

Morgan Krieger (softball player)
Krieger batted .387 and led St. Ambrose with 12 hits and 10 RBIs during the Bees' 8-1 week. She collected three doubles and three home runs for a .774 slugging percentage.

Christina Pembrook (softball pitcher)
Pembrook picked up two wins and a save over her three appearances in the week. She tossed a two-hit complete game in a 6-1 win over Saint Mary. She allowed three earned runs over 16 innings.


Mar. 13 - CCAC POWs

Austin Royer (men's volleyball setter)
Royer finished with 50 assists to help St. Ambrose take down No. 4 Ottawa (Kan.). He also recorded 30 assists in a three-set loss to No. 1-ranked Grand View.


Feb. 20 - CCAC POWs

Cole Connell (men's indoor field)
Connell was named the CCAC Field Athlete of the conference championships after winning both the hepathlon and high jump. He also placed third in both the 60-meter hurdles and pole vault and was fourth in the long jump.


Feb. 13 - CCAC POWs

Riley Anderson (men's volleyball attacker)
Anderson hit .508 over two wins, collecting 34 kills against just four errors in 59 chances. He added 18 digs and six blocks for the Bees.

Brandi Hosford (women's indoor field)
Hosford won the conference's weekly honor for the second straight week after improving on her school record and NAIA qualifying mark in the triple jump with an effort of 11.59 meters at the Monmouth Fighting Scot Invite.


Feb. 6 - CCAC POWs

Brandi Hosford (women's indoor field)
Hosford won the triple jump at the Olivet Nazarene Invite, with an NAIA National Championship qualifying mark of 11.4 meters. She also placed fifth in the long jump with a distance of 4.96 meters.


Jan. 23 - CCAC POWs

Michael Ohioze (men's indoor track)
Ohioze broke two school records en route to claiming CCAC Track Athlete of the Week accord. He captured both the 60- and 200-meter dashes at the Wartburg College Chelsey Henkenius Open on Saturday with respective times of 7.01 seconds and 22.23 seconds.


Nov. 7 - CCAC POWs

Kayla Anderson (women's soccer defensive)
Anderson earned her second straight weekly honor after scoring two goals and assisting another while leading the SAU defense in a 5-1 CCAC Tournament quarterfinal win over St. Francis.

Shaquille Jones (men's soccer offensive)
Jones scored the game-winning goal 4:38 into the second overtime to push St. Ambrose past defending tournament champion Roosevelt in a CCAC Tournament quarterfinal match.

Jess Mlachnik (women's soccer offensive)
Mlachnik scored two goals to help St. Ambrose get past St. Francis 5-1 in a CCAC Tournament quarterfinal. Her first goal came just seven minutes into the match and her second proved to be the game winner.


Oct. 31 - CCAC POWs

Kayla Anderson (women's soccer defensive)
Anderson led St. Ambrose to two shutouts, including a 3-0 win over No. 21 Cardinal Stritch. She also contributed offensively with three goals over the two matches.


Oct. 24 - CCAC POWs

Sam Anstey (men's soccer offensive)
Anstey scored three goals over two matches for St. Ambrose. He had two goals, including the game-winner, in a 7-0 shutout of St. Francis.


Oct. 3 - MSFA POWs

Harrison Hale (football defensive)
Hale recorded 10 tackles, including a sack, and blocked a field goal to help St. Ambrose to a 38-28 win over Trinity International.


Sept. 19 - MSFA POWs | CCAC POWs

Brad Connor (football offensive)
Connor caught seven passes for 168 yards and two touchdowns in the Bees' 24-19 win at Lindenwood-Belleville. His touchdowns went for 70 and 26 yards.

Mitch Negangard (football defensive)
Negangard finished with 13 total tackles, 12 solo, in SAU's 24-19 win at Lindenwood-Belleville. He also forced a fumble and broke up two passes.

Michael Ohioze (men's soccer offensive)
Ohioze scored two goals, giving him a team-high four on the season, to help St. Ambrose defeat No. 22 Roosevelt 3-2.

Ross Hendry (men's soccer defensive)
Along with anchoring the defense, Hendry scored the game-winning goal in the Bees' 3-2 win over No. 22 Roosevelt.


Sept. 5 - CCAC POWs

Michael Ohioze (men's soccer offensive)
Ohioze scored two goals and assisted on three others over two matches. He had two assists in SAU's 2-2 tie with Mount Mercy before scoring two goals and assisting on a third in a 5-0 win over Viterbo.