Freshman Chandler Siemonsma earned his second consecutive Chapman Athlete of the Week after a stellar performance in the SCIAC Postseason Tournament last week. The goalkeeper tallied five saves in regulation and both overtime periods in the semifinal match against No. 1-seed Claremont-Mudd-Scripps on Thursday evening. Siemonsma’s crucial save in the fourth round of penalty kicks set up fellow freshman Aidan Wall to finish off the Stags and send the Panthers to the conference final.
Siemonsma contributed five saves in the Panthers’ 1-0 championship match victory over Occidental, helping Chapman claim its first SCIAC Championship since joining the conference in 2012. The Newport Beach native earned the SCIAC Tournament Most Valuable Player for his crucial performances between the pipes.