A.I.I. News
10.14.2013 - [NAIA Independents]
LUB's Taylor Boyer
LUB's Taylor Boyer

Lindenwood-Belleville's Taylor Boyer and Ashford University's Murilo Ceruli have earned top honors in the Association of Independent Institutions Conference this week as Boyer has been named Female Athlete of the Week, while Ceruli has been named the Male Athlete of the Week for the week of Oct. 7-13.

 

Boyer, a junior defensive specialist from Belleville, Ill., helped the Lady Lynx to a 3-1week including a 3-0 tournament sweep at the Johnson & Wales Tournament. She averaged 25 digs a game in the four games with her biggest production coming in a five-game loss to William Woods where she recorded a match-high 32 digs. She also finished the week with 15 assists, five aces and a kill. At the Johnson & Wales tournament, she helped the Lady Lynx defeat University of the Southwest, Juhnson & Wales,, and Faulkner, all in five-set matches.

Ceruli, a freshman midfielder from Sao Paulo, Brazil, paced the fifth-ranked Saints to a 1-1 week. He scored the lone goal in a double-overtime loss to No. 8 Grand View University, then scored the game-winning goal in the 31st minute in a 3-2 win over Westminster College of Salt Lake city.

  

A.I.I. Male Athletes of the Week

 

Sept. 2, 2013

Winner: Lucas Almeida, Ashford University, Soccer

 

Sept. 9, 2013

Winner: Kameron Harris, Lindenwood University-Belleville, Football

 

Sept. 16, 2013

Winner: Ibrahima Sissoko, Georgia Gwinnett, Soccer

 

Sept. 23, 2013

Winner: Henrik Hundesruegge, University of Houston-Victoria, Soccer

  

Sept. 30, 2013

Winner: Javier Ramirez, Ashford University, Soccer

 

Oct. 7, 2013

Winner: Steven Slater, Johnson & Wales (Colo.), Soccer

 

Oct. 13, 2013

Winner: Murilo Ceruli, Ashford university, Soccer

 

A.I.I. Female Athletes of the Week

 

Sept. 2, 2013

Winner: Sheilat Akapo, University of Houston-Victoria, Soccer

 

Sept. 9, 2013

Winner: Victoria Day, Ashford University, Volleyball

 

Sept. 16, 2013

Winner: Ayded Reyes, California State-San Marcos, Cross Country

 

Sept. 23, 2013

Winner: Chelsi Hummert, Lindenwood University-Belleville, Volleyball

 

Sept. 30, 2013

Winner: Breanna Pelloni, Rochester College, Volleyball

 

Oct. 7, 2013

Winner: Maria Bernard, University of British Columbia, Cross Country

 

Oct. 13, 2013

Winner: Taylor Boyer, Lindenwood University-Belleville, Volleyball