Termini, Arthurs, Latham Earn Final Weekly Soccer Awards

first_imgDefensive Player of the Week: Carli Arthurs, Stephen F. Austin – So. – Defender – Lewisville, TexasArthurs led the Ladyjacks’ backline in a strong defensive effort, which held the opposition scoreless for 80 minutes and allowed just one goal in 106 minutes of play. SFA allowed only 11 total shots, five of which were on frame. Arthurs also made her presence felt on the offensive end as she assisted on the game-winning goal for the Ladyjacks in double overtime. Honorable Mention: Megan Baer, Abilene Christian; Brittany Caserma, Northwestern State; Maddie Kresevic, Southeastern Louisiana; Kelso Peskin, Lamar. Honorable Mention: Kyleigh Hall, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Allyson Smith, Stephen F. Austin. Honorable Mention: Tilly Hallas-Potts, Southeastern Louisiana; Alexis Urch, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Goalkeeper of the Week: Alex Latham, Northwestern State – Sr. – Goalkeeper – Bradenton, Fla.Latham made 13 saves in her final career game for the Lady Demons, one short of a career high, against a Central Arkansas team that took 20 shots with 14 on goal. The 2016 Southland Goalkeeper of the Year made multiple impressive saves to preserve a 1-0 shutout against last season’s conference champions. Southland weekly award winners are nominated and voted upon by each school’s sports information director. Voting for one’s own athletes is not permitted. To earn honorable mention, a student-athlete must appear on 25 percent of ballots.center_img Termini and Arthurs were named the Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, while Latham earned Goalkeeper of the Week distinction in her final career game for Northwestern State. Stephen F. Austin now turns its sights to the Southland Conference Soccer Tournament in Corpus Christi, Texas, from Nov. 1-5. The two-seed Ladyjacks face No. 7 Sam Houston State in a rematch of their regular season finale last Friday at 11 a.m. on Wednesday to open the tournament. 2017 Southland Conference Soccer Tournament Notes (PDF)FRISCO, Texas – Stephen F. Austin’s Katelyn Termini and Carli Arthurs, and Northwestern State’s Alex Latham are the final Southland Conference Players of the Week of the 2017 season, the league announced Monday. Southland Players of the Week are presented by UniversalCoin.com. Offensive Player of the Week: Katelyn Termini, Stephen F. Austin – Fr. – Midfielder – Frisco, TexasAfter the Ladyjacks fell behind 1-0 in the 80th minute of Friday’s match with Sam Houston State, Termini scored in the 86th minute with 3 minutes and 11 seconds left to tie the game at 1-1 and force overtime. After the first overtime period failed to supply a winner, Termini’s superb goal in the second extra period lifted SFA to a 2-1 victory over its rival in the team’s first overtime game of the season. With the win, the Ladyjacks clinched second place in the league standings, as well as the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament, setting up a rematch with the No. 7 Bearkats in the opening round.last_img

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