ICYMI: Here are the top five things that happened in the Big West last week….In Case You Missed It!
1. CSF’s Castillo Earns Individual Medalist Honors At Bill Cullum Invitational
Sophomore transfer Derek Castillo earned first place at the Bill Cullum Invitational at the Wood Ranch Golf Club in Simi Valley Tuesday with a score of 14-under par 202. Castillo started off the tournament with a score even at par 72 and was tied 23rd after round one. In rounds two and three Castillo shot a 7-under par 65 to move up to first place at the end of round two and control it throughout round three. The first place finish is Castillo’s first of his collegiate career. Full Story
2. Justin Turner Claims NLCS Co-MVP Honors After Leading Dodgers to World Series Former Cal State Fullerton infielder Justin Turner has been awarded National League Championship Series MVP honors after helping lead the Los Angeles Dodgers reach their first World Series since 1988 after a 3-1 series win over the Chicago Cubs. The historic event was capped off by an 11-1 rout of the Cubs, Thursday night at Wrigley Field. Full Story
Big West Tid Bit: Former Titan Chris Devenski will square off against Turner and the Los Angeles Dodgers during the World Series as a pitcher for the Houston Astros, which guarantees a former Cal State Fullerton TItan winnig a world championship.
3. Chasing The Dream
With the Big West Conference Cross Country Championship happening this weekend, we highlighted the journey of Ca State Fullerton’s Sam Pimentel. Full Story
4. UC Santa Barbara Volleyball Scoops Three Victories Last Week
UC Santa Barbara entered last week with a 2-4 conference record, but tallied three straight wins in a busy week to improve to 5-4 on the season. This is the second three-match win streak for the Gauchos, who strung together three victories from Sept. 16-23. Full Story
5. Sidekicks On The Pitch: Terry Davila & Yossi Raz
Feature story showcasing the relationship between CSUN’s Terry Davila and UC Irvine’s Yossi Raz, who met on the pitch last week with CSUN coming out on top, 4-1. Full Story