2018 NAIA Women's Soccer Players of the Week ? September 11, 2018

2018 NAIA Women's Soccer Players of the Week ? September 11, 2018

Kansas City, Mo. - Sienna Nealon of John Brown (Ark.) has been named the NAIA National Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Caitlyn Logan of John Brown (Ark.) has been named the NAIA National Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. The two student-athletes were nominated for their performances during the week of September 3 – 9 and were selected out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institutions award winners.


Defensive Player of the Week

Caitlyn Logan, John Brown (Ark.)

So., GK, Charlotte, N.C.

  • Set a career-high with seven saves in an overtime win over No. 2-ranked William Carey (Miss.).
  • Weekly Stats:
    • Two wins over ranked opponents (No. 2 William Carey, No. 12 Mobile (Ala.)
    • Held William Carey to one goal on eight shots


Offensive Player of the Week

Sienna Nealon, John Brown (Ark.)

So., F, Windsor, Calif.

  • Posted both game-winning goals against No. 2 William Carey (Miss.) and No. 12 Mobile (Ala.).
  • Weekly Stats:
    • Six total points
    • Two goals, two assists

Offensive Nominees: Molly Klein, Columbia (Mo.) ; Adrien Merrilles, Reinhardt (Ga.) ; Emily Burnett, UC Merced ; McKenzie Blankenbaker, Holy Cross (Ind.) ; Bailey Zehr, Taylor (Ind.) ; Lauryn Gamache, Rocky Mountain (Mont.) ; Leigha Williams, Hope International (Calif.) ; Nayeli Rodriguez, Midland (Neb.) ; Emily Ambuul, Benedictine (Kan.) ; Bekah Tonn, Bethel (Kan.) ; Sara Randez, Cumberlands (Ky.) ; Bailee Russell, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Priscilla Garcia, Southwest (N.M.) ; Brittany Dye, WVU Tech ; Cheyne Bush, Mobile (Ala.) ; Uchenna Kanu, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Jackie Gardner, University of Northwestern Ohio

Defensive Nominees: Kate Marshall, Columbia (Mo.) ; Payton Landy, Montreat (N.C.) ; Caitlyn Aaron, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) ; Shae Waters, College of Idaho ; Ashley Smialek, Saint Xavier (Ill.) ; Brenna Malatestinic, Marian (Ind.) ; Camille Cavey, William Jessup (Calif.) ; Rachel Thigpen, Midland (Neb.) ; Ashley Rehagen, Benedictine (Kan.) ; Elisa Randel, Georgia Gwinnett ; Sam Blazek, York (Neb.) ; Ashley Kambeitz, Cumberland (Tenn.) ; Mariah Escobar, St. Thomas (Texas) ; Kayla Amidon, Indiana East (Ind.) ; Caitlin Dumond, Martin Methodist (Tenn.) ; Logan Leask, USC Beaufort (S.C.) ; Kara Bishop, Siena Heights (Mich.)


2018-19 Women's Soccer Composite Award Winners (Defensive, Offensive)

Week 1 (September 04): Sarah Carpenter, Hastings (Neb.) , Millene Cabral, Martin Methodist (Tenn.) 

Week 2 (September 11): Caitlyn Logan, John Brown (Ark.) , Sienna Nealon, John Brown (Ark.)



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