Chase Dodd Named MPSF/KAP7 Newcomer of the Week
WOODLAND, Calif. -- UCLA freshman Chase Dodd (Long Beach, CA/Huntington Beach HS) has been named the MPSF/KAP7 Newcomer of the Week as announced by the league office today.
Dodd scored in each of his first four collegiate games, leading the top-ranked Bruins with eight goals as the team went 4-0 at the UC San Diego Invitational (Sept. 4-5).
Dodd scored twice vs. Biola and once vs. Whittier on Saturday. Then on Sunday, he scored two goals against No. 14 California Baptist and three in a 14-12 comeback win vs. No. 6 UC Santa Barbara. Two of his three goals vs. the Gauchos came as the game-tying and game-winning scores with less than three minutes to play in the fourth quarter. Dodd added one assist, one field block and drew one exclusion against UCSB.
This is Dodd's first career MPSF weekly award.
Others nominated: Jordi Gascon (California), Jake Carter (USC).
The Bruins host UC Irvine in their opener this Friday, Sept. 10, at 5:00 p.m. PDT.