30 Oct Staunton, Janza picked as week’s top players
Navarro Soccer’s Grace Staunton and Laura Janza were honored Wednesday by the NJCAA after performances during the Bulldogs’ 2-0 week that included a 2-1 win over Tyler.
Staunton recorded 10 saves for the week, including nine against TJC to earn NJCAA Women’s D-I Goalkeeper Of The Week honors. She improved her overall season record in goal to 10-1 with 45 saves and a .918 save percentage.
Janza, who has a 3-1 record in five starts in-goal this season, moved to the field and scored four goals during the Bulldogs’ wins over Tyler and Jacksonville — two in each match. She earned NJCAA Women’s D-I Soccer Player of the Week accolades.
Coach Alicia Wilson’s sixth-ranked Bulldogs (13-3/11-1) carry a seven-match winning streak into Friday’s Region XIV Tournament Semifinal Playoffs here against Northeast Texas.