FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- Christopher Newport junior Gabby Gillis and Wesley freshman Krista Salvadore secured CAC Women's Soccer weekly honors for Sept. 11, 2017.
Offensive Player of the Week
Gabby Gillis | Christopher Newport | Jr. | M
Leesburg, Va. | Loudoun County
Christopher Newport junior Gabby Gillis was honored as the CAC Offensive Player of the Week after tallying points in all three games of a 2-0-1 week for the Captains. Gillis scored twice and added an assist for the unbeaten Captains. She opened the week with CNU's first goal on a penalty kick in a come-from-behind 2-2 tie vs. Virginia Wesleyan. Gillis followed that up with the Captains' second goal in a 5-2 victory over Cal Lutheran, before assisting on Riley Cook's insurance goal in a 3-1 triumph over Methodist.
Defensive Player of the Week
Krista Salvadore | Wesley | Fr. | GK
Cape May Court House, N.J. | Middle Township
Wesley freshman Krista Salvadore secured CAC Defensive Player of the Week accolades after making 17 saves and securing two wins in net for the Wolverines last week. Salvadore's top performance of the week came against Immaculata, as she stopped 11 shots and recorded her first career clean sheet. For the week, she posted a save percentage of .895% and a 1.00 goals against average in 180 minutes of work.
WEEKLY HONOR ROLL (9/11)
FROSTBURG STATE: Melanie Bell, Sr., M, Sykesville, Md./Century
MARYMOUNT: Karen Reyes, So., F, Reston, Va./South Lakes
PENN STATE HARRISBURG: Eliza Grim, Sr., D, Millersburg, Pa./Millersburg
SALISBURY: Mackenzie Ryan, Fr., F, Toms River, N.J./Toms River South
SOUTHERN VIRGINIA: Kora Jewell, Sr., M, Highland, Utah/American Fork
NOTES AROUND THE CONFERENCE
Senior Melanie Bell scored Frostburg State's lone goal on the week in a 1-0 win over Washington & Jefferson. Freshman goalkeeper Jenny Bullers totaled 12 saves in two games ... Mary Washington defeated NC Wesleyan on Wednesday, 6-5, in the highest scoring game in the program since 2004 - a 10-1 win over Gallaudet ... Marymount sophomore Karen Reyes notched two more goals this past weekend, bringing her total to three through the first three games of the year. She put away both goals against Randolph, as she has scored all three goals for the Saints so far this year ... Salisbury freshman Mackenzie Ryan scored the game-winning goal in Salisbury's first win of the season. Although only a freshman, Ryan has managed to make her presence known up front for the Sea Gulls. Salisbury's Alyssa Brady started on defense in all three games this past week and has proven to be a lock down defender in the middle of the field. Brady played her best game of the season on Friday when she and her teammates held a good Lynchburg to only one goal. ... Southern Virginia senior Kora Jewell scored the Knights only goal of the season thus far against Bridgewater (Va.) ... Wesley's Janiah Moore tallied two goals and an assist in Wesley's 2-0 week. Moore netted the only goal against Immaculata and scored the game-winner and assist on Aleya Cumming's goal against Rosemont.
2017 CAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
|9/5||Kayla Locklear, CNU||Carly Maglio, CNU|
|9/11||Gabby Gillis, CNU||Krista Salvadore, WES|