Juliano Pillari of the men's soccer team and Jayla Harris from the women's cross country team are the Hood College Athletes of the Week for October 1, 2016.
Pillari, a midfielder, led Hood to a 3-1 victory over Albright with two goals, including the game-winner in the 59th minute of play when his twin brother Christiano crossed a ball to him at the back post. Pillari scored his first goal of the game in the 35th minute off a 50-yard rope from Hirvin Polanco.
Harris finished fifth at Frostburg State Invitational. She covered the 6,000-meter course in 26:10.45 and was the top finisher from a Division III school, placing behind four Division II runners.