Athletes of the Week

Week of November 24, 2014

Connor McGuire


Connor McGuire helped lead the Kingsmen to their first victory of the season with a 67-56 win over Pacific (Ore.) during the Surf’s Up Classic hosted by Cal Lutheran in Honolulu, Hawaii. During the two-day tournament McGuire totaled 12 points, 19 rebounds, six assists, three blocks and one steal. The junior forward grabbed a career-high 13 rebounds against Puget Sound (Wash.) in the second game of the tournament, including six of which came on the offensive glass. In game number one, McGuire shot 3-of-4 from the field including knocking down a three-pointer en route to seven points and he added six rebounds in the win. 

Sofia Cruz


Sofia Cruz led the Regals to their first win of the season with a 52-40 defeat of Augsburg (Minn.) inside Gilbert Arena. In the team’s first home game, Cruz finished with 10 points on 4-of-7 shooting and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds. The sophomore guard finished a perfect 2-for-2 from the charity stripe and she is shooting 80% from the line this season to lead the team. Cruz also served as a playmaker throughout the night adding three assists and coming up with a steal on the defensive end.