COSTA MESA, Calif. The Golden State Athletic Conference has awarded Amanda Valentine the Defensive Player of the Week recognition for the third straight week. She has now pitched four straight shutout victories to start conference play and it has been 16 days since she allowed a goal (to #13 Ottawa Kansas). Valentine totaled seven saves this week in 182 minutes in goal including a tight 1-0 overtime victory over Menlo. She ranks 27th in the NAIA in goals against.