Kenneth JohnsonFootball

Zama, Japan

Last week: Played a key role as the Trojans won their homecoming game for the first time since 2003 and improved to 3-4, their best record since 2004, by beating ASIJ 26-0.

Johnson, a senior, ran just 16 times but for 210 yards, including touchdown runs of 2, 15 and 86 yards, the best performance by a Trojans running back in the last four seasons.

“He’s driven. He runs hard. He just keeps those legs going,” said first-year Trojans head coach Steven Merrell, adding that Johnson has picked up his game the past two weeks, both on offense and at defensive end. “He’s realizing the importance of his contributions to the team.”

Sasha GluzinskiVolleyball

Osan American, South Korea

Last week: Played a vital role in pacing the Cougars to a 3-0 record over a five-day span, with victories over Korea International, Taegu American and Taejon Christian International. Osan American improved to 8-4.

Gluzinski, a senior outside hitter, went 30-for-35 from the service line with eight aces, scored 24 spike kills in 24 attempts and recorded 14 defensive digs.

“Sasha is an extremely explosive leaper with tremendous hitting power,” coach Brian Swenty said.

“She now has the consistency we have been working so hard to achieve.”

— Selected by Stars and Stripes staff

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