SLIAC Players of the Week - October 15

SLIAC Players of the Week - October 15
     

SLIAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Dylan Goodyear, Greenville University

Dylan Goodyear, a junior from Morton, Ill., is this week's SLIAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week. Goodyear finished 4th overall at the Bradley Classic, completing the 8k course in a time of 26:19. That time was nearly 30-seconds faster than last year's effort and he paced the Panthers in the field of 109 runners.

       
     

SLIAC Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week
Kelsey Phillips, Spalding University

Kelsey Phillips receives her first weekly award this season after leading the Golden Eagles at the Jenna Strong Classic. Phillips, a junior from Shepherdsville, Ky., set a school record in the 5K distance with a mark of 19:35. Her top team finish is the 5th time this season she has paced Spalding in a race.

       
     

SLIAC Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week
Kornell Hilliard, Spalding University

Hilliard grabs his third weekly award this season and second straight. Hilliard, a junior from Louisville, Ky., netted four goals while assisting on another in the Golden Eagles two contests last week. He recorded his 3rd hat trick of the season in a victory over Eureka and added another goal and assist in a win against Fontbonne. For the week he finished with nine points.

       
     

SLIAC Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Nick Holland, Greenville University

Holland, a junior from Ajax, Ontario, helped the Panthers pick up an important win and tie in conference play. Holland made eight stops in his team's 2-1 win over Principia including a save on a breakaway in overtime. Holland followed with a four-save shutout against Webster. On the week he made 12 saves, with a 92-percent save percentage, while holding a 0.42 goals-against average in over 216 minutes of action.

       
     

SLIAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week
Heidi Gundy, Westminster College

Heidi Gundy picks up this week's SLIAC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors after leading the Blue Jays to a pair of conference wins last week. Gundy, a senior, tallied four goals and one assist in the two games, totaling nine points. She started her week with her first career hat trick, adding an assist, in her team's win over Iowa Wesleyan. She followed with another goal in a victory against MacMurray. Gundy scored her four goals on just six shots for the week.

       
     

SLIAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Lily Brauer, Webster University

Brauer earned her second weekly award this season after anchoring the Gorloks defense in a pair of conference wins. Brauer, a junior from Belleville, Ill., played all 180 minutes in the two games with the defense allowing no shots in their victory over Blackburn.

       
     

SLIAC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week
Torie Grassi, Webster University

Grassi, a senior from St. Louis, Mo., powered the Gorloks offense in two conference wins. Grassi hit .327 on the week, committing just two errors in 55 chances while putting down 20 kills. She had a high of 13 kills in a sweep of Eureka. On the week Grassi finished with 21 points, averaging 3.5 points per set.

       
     

SLIAC Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week
Kristen Farrah, Webster University

Kristen Farrah receives her 3rd weekly award this fall for SLIAC Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week. Farrah, a sophomore from St. Charles, Mo., tallied at least 27 digs in both of her team's matches last week. She had a high of 29 in Webster's sweep of Greenville and followed with 27 in a three-set sweep of Eureka. For the week Farrah averaged 9.33 digs per set and now has 16 matches with 20 or more digs this season.

       

Other Notables

  • Sarah Borgerding, Fontbonne University (Volleyball) Tied her season high with 17 digs in a win over Avila.
  • Kristina Eason, Fontbonne University (Volleyball) Totaled 47 kills in four matches while adding 1.9 digs per set.
  • Abby Freeman, Greenville University (Volleyball) Averaged 5.1 kills per set including 18 in a win over St. Mary of the Woods.
  • Allyson Grabowski, Greenville University (Volleyball) Recorded 63 digs in three matches last week. 
  • Tori Harris, Fontbonne University (Soccer) Helped the Griffins defense extend their shutout streak to six games with a pair of shutouts last week.
  • Melissa Kasper, Webster University (Soccer) Recorded one goal and two assists in a win against Blackburn.
  • Kalleigh Linthicum, Webster University (Cross Country) Finished 9th overall at the Cowbell Classic with a time of 24:18.
  • Mariah Markert, MacMurray College (Volleyball) Markert hit .361 on the week while totaling 10 blocks in two matches with a high of 14 kills in a win over Iowa Wesleyan.
  • Kaylee McClanahan, MacMurray College (Soccer) Recorded a hat trick in a win over Eureka.
  • Caroline Neal, Fontbonne University (Soccer) Scored the game-winning goal against Spalding.
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