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M. Soccer – JCCC’s Rivero named conference player of the week

08/28/13

M. Soccer – JCCC’s Rivero named conference player of the week

Jorge RiveroOVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Johnson County Community College freshman forward Jorge Rivero has been selected the week one KJCCC/Verizon Wireless Player of the Week.  Mauricio Vargas of Barton Community College was named the Goalkeeper of the Week. 

Rivero, formerly of Olathe North High School, fueled a late comeback attempt by the Cavaliers in their season opener at Cloud County, Aug. 22.  He netted two goals in the final 14 minutes to pull JCCC even with Thunderbirds and send the game into overtime.  Three days later, Rivero provided the assist on JCCC’s first of four goals in a 4-1 home victory over South Suburban College.

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