Women's Athlete of the Week
Mesa's Gonzalez, Jags' Lemus named Athletes of Week
MARCH 30, 2015 - The Pacific Coast Athletic Conference has named softball players Sabrina Gonzalez from San Diego Mesa College and Skania Lemus of Southwestern its March 23-29 Women's Athletes of the Week.
Gonzalez, a freshman corner infielder from Mt. Carmel High, helped keep the Olympians in second place in the PCAC behind state No. 2 Palomar as she went 4-for-5 with 3 RBIs and 3runs scored in a 10-5 win vs. Imperial Valley. Gonzalez went 3-for-4 in a 6-2 loss to Grossmont.
Lemus, the Jaguars' sophomore second baseman from Chula Vista Mater Dei High School, went 6-for-14 for the week and was a huge reason the Jaguars went 3-0 in three games, beating Grossmont 10-6, San Diego City College 8-2 and state No. 8-ranked Citrus 3-1.
In the win over the Griffins, Lemus went 2-for-5 with an RBI, 2 runs scored, a triple and a double. She slugged a two-run home run in the victory over City College. And she was 3-for-4 with a double and run scored in the upset win vs. Citrus.
Honorable mention went to Mesa's Monique Anguiano (track & field), Grossmont's Maiko Ushijima (swimming) and Palomar's K.K. Fronda (softball).
Anguiano, a freshman from Otay Ranch High, ran a 2:18:95 to finish third in the open division 800 meters at the 37th Aztec Invitational hosted by San Diego State University. She finished was less than a second behind winner Elizabeth Buckle from Cal State San Marcos and runner-up Josefine Malmburg (Cal State Los Angeles).
Ushijima, a freshman from Japan, led the Griffins to a 167-97 victory over Palomar, winning the 200-yard freestyle in 2:02.68, the 100 free (56.28) and the 200 IM (2:20.63).
Fronda, Palomar's sophomore center fielder from Rancho Cotate High in Rohnert Park, was 2-for-4 with a triple and 3 RBIs in run-rule wins vs. IVC (9-1) and City (10-0).