This weekend Harvey Unga became the first running back in BYU history to turn in four 100-yard rushing games during his freshman season. (Photo by Mark Philbrick/BYU Photo)
The Top Performers of the Week feature highlights the top athletes of each sport currently in play. Check back each week to see which athletes are standing out in Cougar sports.
Harvey Unga -- Football -- Freshman -- Provo, Utah
Freshman running back Harvey Unga became the first running back in BYU history to turn in four 100-yard rushing games during his freshman season after racking up 145 yards rushing in the Cougars' 42-7 win over Eastern Washington on Saturday. Unga was credited with 21 carries for 145 yards and one touchdown, averaging 6.9 yards per carry. Unga also totaled a team-high 57 yards receiving on four receptions, including a 22-yard touchdown to give BYU a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. Unga totaled a game-high 202 all-purpose yards, marking the second straight game he has produced over 200 all-purpose yards. Unga has a team-leading 684 yards rushing on the season, averaging 97.7 yards per game. . All totaled, Unga accounts for 54 percent of BYU's total rushing attempts and 67 percent of the team's total rushing yards.
Chelsea Goodman -- Volleyball -- Senior -- Mesa, Ariz.
Cougar outside hitter Chelsea Goodman broke the Mountain West Conference career double-double record last week with 20 kills and 16 digs in BYU's only match, marking her 48th career double-double and breaking the record of 47 set by Wyoming's Michele Rauter from 2000-03. Goodman's 20 kills and 16 digs were both match highs at No. 21 Colorado State as she averaged 6.7 kills and 5.3 digs per game. The totals also marked her sixth straight double-double and 14th of the year and the fourth time this season she has posted at least 20 winners. On the year, Goodman ranks among the top 10 in the conference in points (2nd), kills (4th) and digs (9th).
Kassidy Christensen -- Soccer -- Freshman -- Bountiful, Utah
BYU (12-2-2) evened it conference record at 2-2-0 Saturday at Air Force (2-12-2, 0-5-0) in a 3-0 victory that featured the first multi-goal game from freshman Kassidy Christensen. Christensen, a true freshman from Bountiful, Utah (Woods Cross HS), is the second leading scorer on the Cougar squad with five goals. Junior Katie Fellows (Sandy, Utah -- Alta HS) also recorded her second goal of the season in the team's tenth shutout. Assists on the three goals came from juniors Katie Larkin (4) and Amanda Draeger (1), and freshman Nicole Urry (2).