NAIA Women’s Soccer Players of the Week – No. 10 (Nov. 8)
By Spencer Scheve, Communications and Sports Information Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Corrie Good of Spring Arbor (Mich.) has been named the NAIA National Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Niccole McGuire of Morningside (Iowa) has been named the NAIA National Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. This is the final Player of the Week award for the 2016 season.
National Offensive Player of the Week
Corrie Good, Spring Arbor (Mich.)
5-2, Sr., F, Caledonia, Mich.
• She recorded her second career hat trick to help advance Spring Arbor to its seventh-straight Crossroads League tournament finals appearance.
• Good has posted nine goals and nine assists, for 29 points on the season.
National Defensive Player of the Week
Niccole McGuire, Morningside (Iowa)
5-8, Jr., GK, Rapid City, S.D.
• Seven of McGuires’s ten saves came in a 1-0 victory over then-No. 10 Hastings (Neb.), as she helped the Mustangs snap the Broncos 14 game winning streak.
• Her other three saves against Northwestern (Iowa) came in the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament quarterfinals.
• The two shutout victories advanced the Mustangs to the Great Plains Athletic Conference tournament finals.
• McGuire is Morningside’s all-time leader with 55 saves, two shutouts, and four victories in post-season play.
For a complete list of all the national statistical leaders, click here.
For the complete NAIA Player of the Week calendar, click here.
Offensive Nominees: Emily Key, Park (Mo.); Aubree Hayes, Union (Ky.); Elizabeth Cruz, UC Merced; Jess Mlachnik, St. Ambrose (Iowa); Kira Nemeth, Westmont (Calif.); Sami Birmingham, Concordia (Neb.); Kady Dieringer, Baker (Kan.); Caroline Jenkins, Ottawa (Kan.); Yvonne Ploeg, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Michelle Dolder, Bellevue (Neb.); Caitlin Foster, WVU Tech; Taylor Ross, Texas Wesleyan; Rosie Lindo, Dalton State (Ga.); Uchenna Kanu, Southeastern (Fla.); Allison Luurtsema, Davenport (Mich.)
Defensive Nominees: Luisa Santillan, Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.); Lexi Kent, Truett-McConnell (Ga.); Emily Lambert, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.); Kayla Anderson, St. Ambrose (Iowa); Jurnee Reveles, Marian (Ind.); Jessica Zubia, The Master's (Calif.); Janay Stone, Missouri Valley; Aryza Olague, Oklahoma Wesleyan; Ashley Kambeitz, Cumberland (Tenn.); Laurence Rodier, Bellevue (Neb.); Alyssa Capon, WVU Tech; Jena Flewelling, St. Gregory's (Okla.); Leah Corse, Mobile (Ala.); Moa Johansson, USC Beaufort (S.C.); Regan Troff, Davenport (Mich.)
2016-17 Women's Soccer Composite Award Winners (Defensive, Offensive)
Week 1 (September 07): Abby Baravik, William Carey (Miss.) , Amanda Blixt, Keiser (Fla.)
Week 2 (September 14): Ebba Blomqvist, Keiser (Fla.) , Aubrey Schierbeek, Spring Arbor (Mich.)
Week 3 (September 21): Ashley Timmons, Spring Arbor (Mich.) , Tia Sanford, Indiana Wesleyan
Week 4 (September 28): Madison Donihoo, Mid-America Christian (Okla.) , Kindsay Miller-riney, Midway (Ky.)
Week 5 (October 05): Abby Schue, Grace (Ind.) , Emily Key, Park (Mo.)
Week 6 (October 12): Christina Rodriguez, Biola (Calif.) , Kristen Howell, John Brown (Ark.)
Week 7 (October 19): Regan Troff, Davenport (Mich.) , Katie Reid, Martin Methodist (Tenn.)
Week 8 (October 26): Rachel Hardin, Dalton State (Ga.) , Bethany Balcer, Spring Arbor (Mich.)
Week 9 (November 02): Morgan Hammon, Saint Francis (Ind.) , Yvonne Ploeg, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Week 10 (November 09): Niccole McGuire, Morningside (Iowa) , Corrie Good, Spring Arbor (Mich.)