SACRAMENTO - Golden West College men’s water polo standout Konstantinos Koulouris and Antelope Valley College women’s golfer Arlene Salvador have been named California Community College Sports Information Association (CCCSIA) Athletes of the Month for November.
Konstantinos Koulouris • Golden West College • Men’s Water Polo
Koulouris wrapped up an impressive two-year career with Golden West by helping lead the Rustlers to their fifth consecutive California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) State Championship. The sophomore from Thessaloniki, Greece was named state tournament MVP as he totaled 6 goals and 2 assists over Golden West’s two victories.
During the month of November, Koulouris tallied 15 goals and 6 assists to help guide Golden West to a perfect 7-0 record in the postseason on its way to the state title.
Arlene Faye Salvador • Antelope Valley College • Women’s Golf
Salvador closed out a historic sophomore season for the Marauders in the best way possible, capturing the 2021 CCCAA women’s golf individual state championship.
At Cypress Ridge Golf Course in Arroyo Grande, Salvador shot an opening-round 68 and a 71 in the second round for a combined 5-under-par 139 to capture top individual honors. Her 139 was the best score by an individual champion in 25 years.
Salvador, originally out of Highland High School in Palmdale, led Antelope Valley to its first-ever Western State Conference championship as well as its first appearance at the State Championships. She finished second at the Southern California Regionals, shooting a two-day 150 to become AVC’s first medalist at the regionals in program history.
(Chris Ruiz, CCCSIA)