Eastern Florida State Names Athletes of Month

By  //  November 4, 2014

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Volleyball players McKenzie Price, far left, and Fernanda Faustino, far right, women’s soccer player Asmara Holmes, middle right, and men’s soccer player Ivan Magalhaes, middle left, share the honors as Eastern Florida State College’s Student-Athletes of the Month for October. (EFSC image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Volleyball players McKenzie Price and Fernanda Faustino, women’s soccer player Asmara Holmes and men’s soccer player Ivan Magalhaes share the honors as Eastern Florida State College’s Student-Athletes of the Month for October.

Price, a sophomore setter from Carson City, Nevada and Faustino, a sophomore outside and right-side hitter from Sao Paulo, Brazil, were FCSAA All-Southern Conference first team honorees. Price finished the season with 1,041 assists, earning her a top 20 national ranking.

Faustino finished as Eastern Florida’s kills leader with 207 and 525 total attacks and was second on the team in digs with 291. Eastern Florida finished the season at 16-16.

Holmes, a freshman goalkeeper from Silver Springs, Maryland, played 702 minutes in all 12 of Eastern Florida’s games allowing seven goals for a 0.90 goal against average. She also made 35 saves for a .833 save percentage, finishing with a record of 8-1.

Eastern Florida’s women’s soccer team is 11-1 and plays for the NJCAA District H title on Saturday seeking its third straight NJCAA national tournament appearance.

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Magalhaes, a sophomore defender from Sao Paulo, Brazil, started all of the EFSC men’s soccer team’s games and anchored a defense that allowed 16 goals in 17 games. He also scored five goals – back-to-back game winners in four games in the postseason – and notched two assists.

The men finished their season at 13-3-1, falling in the Region 10 final.


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