Richard Stockton College senior Chris Katona was named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.
Katona scored four goals last week to lead the Ospreys to two conference wins. He had a hat trick to lead the Ospreys to a 4-2 victory over Rowan University on Oct. 2. He scored a goal in the first half of a 7-0 win over New Jersey City University on Saturday.
On the season, Katona has nine goals, which is second on the team and sixth in the NJAC. He is also second on the team and tied for fifth in the conference with 24 points. Stockton is 8-2-2 overall and tops the NJAC with a 5-0 mark.
Richard Stockton College women's soccer: The Ospreys earned their second straight shutout, beating visiting John Jay College (N.Y.) 7-0 on Monday in Galloway Township.
Stockton (10-4) scored five goals in the first 19 minutes, including the game-winner by Jessica Balnis from 6 yards out at 3 minutes, 10 seconds. Amanda Magana made it 2-0 after a pass from Balnis, and Jacque Becker added a goal by sending a corner kick directly into the net at 14:10 into the game.
Alexa Rubino and freshman Laina Matus (Egg Harbor Township) scored to make it 5-0 at halftime. Freshman Chelsea Abhau scored her first collegiate goal in the second half, and Samantha Rodrigues added the final goal.
Stockton goalies Cara Parliament and Lauren Haynes shared the shutout, and neither had to make a save. Andrea Antoni had six saves for the Bloodhounds (2-9).
Stockton hosts Misericordia University (Pa.) at 4 p.m. today. Misericordia is ranked eighth in Division III by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.