Four Share Eastern Florida State College Student-Athlete of Week Honors

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FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Lena Kaelberer, Kerry Sweeney, Julia Hernandez, J.J. Donnelly. Goal scorers, a golfer and a volleyball blocker comprise Eastern Florida’s Student-Athlete of the Week honorees for the week ending Oct. 18. (Eastern Florida image)

LEFT TO RIGHT: Lena Kaelberer, Kerry Sweeney, Julia Hernandez and J.J. Donnelly. Goal scorers, a golfer and a volleyball blocker comprise Eastern Florida’s Student-Athlete of the Week honorees for the week ending Oct. 18. (Eastern Florida image)

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Goal scorers, a golfer and a volleyball blocker comprise Eastern Florida’s Student-Athlete of the Week honorees for the week ending Oct. 18.

Men’s soccer forward J.J. Donnelly scored four goals as Eastern Florida scored 6-1 victory over Keiser University’s junior varsity.

Donnelly, a freshman from London, England, has a team-high 10 goals. Eastern Florida, ranked eighth and sixth nationally, improved to 9-1-2.

Women’s soccer forward Julia Hernandez scored three goals as nationally No. 1-ranked Eastern Florida recorded a 6-1 victory over No. 3-ranked Darton State College.

Hernandez, a freshman from Madrid, Spain, has 13 goals, second high on team. Eastern Florida improved to 10-0.

Golfer Kerry Sweeney, a sophomore from Melbourne, recorded a second-place finish in the NJCAA Division I Men’s National Tournament Preview and recorded two first-place finishes in three rounds against Florida Tech.

Sweeney won his individual match against Florida Tech and teamed with Josh Postelwait for another victory as Eastern Florida retained the Collegiate Players Cup with an 8-8 tie.

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Volleyball middle blocker Lena Kaelberer recorded 15 assisted and two solo blocks as Eastern Florida upset conference leader Palm Beach State.

She also had team’s second-highest hitting percentage against Palm Beach State, .214. A range of .250 to .300 is considered very good.

Kaelberer, a sophomore from Stuttgart, Germany, is second on the team in blocks with 85.

Eastern Florida is 10-15 overall and 2-4 in the FCSAA Southern Conference after scoring its second straight conference upset on Thursday.


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