Athlete of the Week

  • Lexi Vail, Women's Basketball
    December 10, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Dec. 10 is women's basketball player Lexi Vail. The sophomore point guard was named the MVP in Irvine Valley's own tournament last weekend. The Lasers defeated El Camino, 74-56, in the title game behind 23 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and four steals from Vail.
  • Alaina Gendale, Women's Volleyball
    November 26, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Nov. 26 is women's volleyball player Alaina Gendale. The freshman outside hitter came through for the Lasers in the second round of the So. Cal. Regional Playoffs on Saturday against Ventura. She finished with 11 kills and seven digs in helping IVC to a 25-16, 25-18, 26-24 sweep, and a trip to the State Championships.
  • Megan Herrera, Women's Basketball
    November 19, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Nov. 19 is women's basketball player Megan Herrera. The freshman guard was named to the all-tournament team at the Lady Gaucho Classic after helping lead the Lasers to two victories and the consolation title in the event.
  • Renata Bath, Women's Volleyball
    November 12, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Nov. 12 is women's volleyball player Renata Bath. The sophomore libero has been instrumental in the team's undefeated record and top ranking in the state this season. She has helped Irvine Valley to an 18-0 record overall, 14-0 mark in Orange Empire Conference play and has been a key part of the squad's 45-match win streak.
  • Julian Anaya, Men's Soccer
    November 05, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Nov. 5 is sophomore men's soccer player Julian Anaya. The midfielder/forward had two goals and two assists last week as the Lasers won two more matches. IVC stretched its win streak to three with victories over Pasadena City and Norco. He has five goals and four assists on the year.
  • Grant Joyce, Men's Soccer
    October 29, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Oct. 29 is men's soccer player Grant Joyce. The sophomore forward scored two goals and had two assists in Irvine Valley's 8-1 Orange Empire Conference victory over Cypress last Friday at home. Joyce leads the team with nine goals and six assists for 24 points on the year.
  • Maria Salgado, Women's Soccer
    October 22, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Oct. 22 is women's soccer player Maria Salgado. The freshman midfielder scored two dynamite goals from long-range to help the Lasers rally for a 2-2 draw with Orange Coast in an Orange Empire Conference match last Friday at home.
  • Jade Parham, Women's Volleyball
    October 15, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Oct. 15 is sophomore women's volleyball player Jade Parham. The defensive and serving specialist sparked two key runs as Irvine Valley, which is ranked No. 1 in the state, defeated Orange Coast and Cypress last week at home.
  • Emily Rodriguez, Women's Soccer
    October 08, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Oct. 8 is sophomore women's soccer player Emily Rodriguez. She scored two goals and had two assists as Irvine Valley rallied to beat Norco, 5-3, at home last Tuesday. Rodriguez is tied for 11th for points in the conference.
  • Alyssa Vortouni, Women's Volleyball
    October 01, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Oct. 1 is women's volleyball player Alyssa Vortouni. The sophomore outside hitter had one of her best matches as a Laser last Friday night in a Orange Empire Conference sweep at Santiago Canyon. Vortouni finished with 19 kills and hit .739 in top-ranked IVC's 25-16, 25-13, 25-11 win.
  • Nathan King, Men's Soccer
    September 24, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Sept. 24 is freshman men's soccer player Nathan King. King helped Irvine Valley record a shutout and a tie in OEC matches last week and had a combined 11 saves, including one on a penalty kick, in the two contests. King has 39 saves on the year and a 1.88 goals against average.
  • Lea Kruse, Women's volleyball
    September 17, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Sept. 17 is women's volleyball player Lea Kruse. The freshman outside hitter recorded 17.0 points last Friday as Irvine Valley stayed undefeated by taking care of Saddleback, 25-5, 25-14, 25-17, at home in the first Orange Empire Conference match of the season.
  • Katie Stribling, Women's Golf
    September 10, 2018
    Freshman women's golfer Katie Stribling is Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Sept. 10. Stribling has been the medalist in both events so far for the Lasers this season, including winning the first Orange Empire Conference match of the season last Wednesday at LA Royal Vista with a round of 70.
  • Fiorella Dreux, Women's Tennis
    April 02, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Apr. 2 is women's tennis player Fiorella Dreux. The sophomore helped keep Irvine Valley in second place in the Orange Empire Conference last week. She scored two wins in singles and two more in doubles to lift IVC to conference victories over Cypress and Fullerton.
  • Hannah Salaya/Emilie Austin, Women's Beach Volleyball
    March 26, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athletes of the week for Mar. 26 are the women's beach volleyball pair of Hannah Salaya and Emilie Austin. The duo won two of three matches last Friday in a four-way event at IVC. Salaya and Austin toppled pairs from Concordia and Nebraska to help IVC go 2-1 on the day and capture its first wins of the season against four-year schools.
  • Ben McConnell, Baseball
    March 19, 2018
    Irvine Valley’s athlete of the week for Mar. 19 is freshman baseball player Ben McConnell. McConnell has starred for the Lasers this season, ranking as one of the top hitters in the Orange Empire Conference. He made his mark last week with a game-winning, solo home run late to lift Irvine Valley to a 4-3 victory and conference series win at Golden West.
  • Matt August, Men's Volleyball
    March 12, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Mar. 12 is sophomore men's volleyball player Matt August. The 6-7 August, who is one of the top players in the state, had another fabulous week for the Lasers as IVC split matches. August has helped Irvine Valley to an 8-2 record and a No. 3 state ranking so far.
  • Cydnie Danan, Women's Basketball
    March 05, 2018
    Irvine Valley’s athlete of the week for Mar. 5 is freshman women’s basketball player Cydnie Danan. The 5-2 guard out of Ayala High in Chino Hills hit one of the biggest shots of the season to help Irvine Valley upset Mt. San Antonio in a regional playoff final and move on to the CCCAA State Championship tournament later this week in Ventura.
  • Elizabeth Garcia, Women's Basketball
    February 26, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Feb. 26 is sophomore women's basketball player Elizabeth Garcia. The guard came up big for the Lasers in a 70-55 win over East LA in a So. Cal. Regional Playoff game last Friday at home. Garcia recorded her first ever double-double for IVC with 10 points and 10 rebounds. She added five assists and one steal.
  • Kasey Smit, Women's Basketball
    February 19, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Feb. 19 is sophomore women's basketball player Kasey Smit. It is Smit's fourth time being honored this season. She was more than deserving after having her best game of the season last Thursday to help IVC earn a share of the Orange Empire Conference title.
  • Nick Janowicz, Baseball
    February 12, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Feb. 12 is freshman pitcher Nick Janowicz. The right-hander made another strong start for the Lasers last Friday. He didn't get a decision, but Janowicz threw six scoreless innings, giving up just five hits and had eight strikeouts in Irvine Valley's 4-0 win at West LA in 10 innings.
  • Jake Linsky, Men's Basketball
    February 05, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Feb. 5 is men's basketball player Jake Linsky. The 6-7 freshman forward had a team-high 16 points and 14 rebounds to help Irvine Valley beat Copper Mountain, 78-61, last Friday at home. Linsky was 6 of 12 from the field, 2 of 3 from 3-point range and also added three blocks.
  • Kasey Smit, Women's Basketball
    January 29, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Jan. 29 is women's basketball player Kasey Smit. She is earning the honor for the second straight week and third time this season. Smit had another impressive week, scoring 57 points and grabbing 43 rebounds in a pair of Orange Empire Conference wins for the Lasers.
  • Kasey Smit, Women's Basketball
    January 22, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Jan. 22 is women's basketball player Kasey Smit. This is her second athlete of the week honor for IVC this season. Smit scored 60 points, including a career-high 34 points against Cypress, to help the Lasers to two more wins last week.
  • Kiara Warren, Women's Basketball
    January 15, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Jan. 15 is women's basketball player Kiara Warren. She finished with 17 points, seven rebounds and three steals in 28 minutes in Irvine Valley's 82-40 Orange Empire Conference win over Santa Ana last Friday night at home.
  • Lexi Vail, Women's Basketball
    January 08, 2018
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Jan. 8 is women's basketball player Lexi Vail. The freshman guard helped the Lasers win two more games last week and start the Orange Empire Conference part of their schedule 2-0. She is a big reason why Irvine Valley is currently ranked No. 9 in the state.
  • Daniel Chatman, Men's Basketball
    December 18, 2017
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Dec. 18 is men's basketball player Daniel Chatman. The freshman guard hit two clutch free throws to help lift IVC over Long Beach City in a tourney game at Saddleback on Saturday and then scored 20 points against MiraCosta on Sunday to bring the Lasers the consolation title.
  • Elizabeth Garcia, Women's Basketball
    December 11, 2017
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Dec. 11 is women's basketball player Elizabeth Garcia. Garcia was named to the all-tournament team after helping the Lasers beat Long Beach City, 66-64, on Saturday in the championship game of the Irvine Valley Tournament. The sophomore had nine points, six rebounds, five assists and one steal in the title game.
  • Megan Ramseyer, Women's Volleyball
    November 27, 2017
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Nov. 27 is women's volleyball player Megan Ramseyer. The sophomore setter led Irvine Valley to two So. Cal. Regional playoff victories, including beating Grossmont in three sets on Saturday night at home to earn the Lasers a trip to this weekend's CCCAA State Championship.
  • Daniel Hernandez, Men's Basketball
    November 20, 2017
    Irvine Valley's athlete of the week for Nov. 20 is men's basketball player Daniel Hernandez. The sophomore guard was named all-tournament for the Lasers on Saturday in their own Irvine Valley Classic after recording 11 points and five assists with no turnovers in a 77-58 win over American River.
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