Just For Kicks
Franke rewrites record books
Lisa Franke rewrote the Bethel (Ind.) College women's soccer record book during her four seasons with the Pilots. The senior (Kealakehe '03) striker is the all-time leader in goals (92) and points (212) and second in assists (28). She accomplished this in 71 matches for the NAIA school.
Franke scored 23 goals and had nine assists last season for the 13-4-1 Pilots.
She was named All-Mid-Central College Conference in 2003, 2004 and last fall, when she was the MCC Offensive Player of the Year. In 2003, '04 and '05 Franke was a National Christian College Athletic Association All-American.
Senior midfielders Katy Jenkins (home-schooled from Lawai, Kauai) and JoBette Nabarro (Waiakea '03) also were on the 2006 MCC all-conference team.
» Jenkins scored one goal and assisted on three others. She also is an NAIA scholar-athlete.
» Nabarro hit the net 10 times and had 13 assists to boost her to the top of the career list with 33.
Four other Hawaii players contributed to the Pilots' success last fall.
» Maluhia Desha (Waiakea '04), a junior midfielder, started four of 17 matches, scored three times and had four assists.
» Amber Spencer (Kamehameha-Hawaii '06), a freshman striker, tallied six goals and assisted teammates eight times in 16 matches.
» Laura Franke (Kealakehe '06), started all 17 matches up top with her sister and scored seven goals and had six assists.
» Mahina Costales (Kamehameha-Hawaii '06) also started all 17 matches. The freshman midfielder assisted on two goals. According to Pilots head coach Pete Morey, Desha and Laura Franke have decided not to return to Bethel in the fall.
Also on the mainland:
» Aaron Inouye (Waiakea '06) started six of the seven matches he played in for the Cal State Monterey Bay Otters (2-15-1). The freshman striker put both his shots on goal, but did not score.
» Esera Vegas (Kamehameha '06), a freshman midfielder, took five shots and found the net twice in six matches for the Dominican (Calif.) Penguins, who finished 8-7-2. They were runner-up in the California-Pacific Conference with a 5-1-1 record.
» Michael Kanemori (Iolani '04) had one assist in five matches for the Midwest Conference champion Beloit Buccaneers (11-4-1 overall, 8-1 league). The junior midfielder did not score despite placing three of his five shots on goal.
» Danica Lute (Lanai '05), a sophomore defender who switched to soccer last fall after running cross country as a freshman, played in nine games, starting twice, for the NCAA Division III Ripon Red Hawks (5-10-1). She didn't score on three shots.
» Kristi Tintiangco (Baldwin '04) started all 20 matches for the 10-9-1 Oregon Tech Owls. The junior defender scored twice, once on a penalty kick. Six of her eight shots were on goal.