Luke Staley of the men's soccer team and Rachel Knoebel of the women's soccer team are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for Sep. 6.
Staley scored in both matches to help lead Hood to the team championship at the Drew Fall Festival. He scored the game-winner in his first career match, a 2-1 win over Drew. He then scored twice in a 6-1 win over FDU-Florham.
Knoebel made a career-high 17 saves in the season opener, a 3-0 loss to a Catholic team receiving votes in the NSCAA Top 25 poll. She picked up her first career shutout in a 1-0 win over Penn St.-Harrisburg. For the week, Knoebel played all 180 minutes with 26 saves and a .897 save percentage.