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Women’s Soccer Athletes of the Week: October 8, 2018

women's soccer athletes of the week for October 8, 2018

Offensive Player of the Week

Kaleigh Panek (Western Connecticut) – Freshman – Forward – Shelton, Conn.
Panek was named LEC Offensive Player of the Week after scoring three goals, all of them game-winners, in a 3-0-0 week for the Colonials, who were 1-0 winners at Western New England and 4-1 victors at Manhattanville before capping the week with a 3-0 LEC triumph at Rhode Island College. She is now tied for third in the conference in goals (7) and is tied for fifth in the league in points (14)

Defensive Player of the Week

Kate Martin (Plymouth State) – Senior – Midfield – Westmoreland, N.H.
Kate Martin was named LEC Defensive Player of the Week after helping lead the Panthers to a 1-0-1 week against a pair of in-state rivals. She scored what proved to be the game-winning goal in a 2-0 conference won over Keene State, marking the program's first win over the Owls since 1998. Kate Martin helped keep New England College off the board for the final 96:25, allowing Plymouth State to rally from an early two-goal deficit to earn a 2-2 draw.  

Goalkeeper/Rookie of the Week

Karly Martin (Western Connecticut) – Freshman – Bristol, Conn.
Karly Martin was named the LEC Goalkeeper of the Week and Rookie of the Week after posting a pair of shutout victories in the first two starts of her collegiate career. She registered seven saved in a 1-0 non-conference win at Western New England before stopping all four shots on goal in a 3-0 LEC victory at Rhode Island College.