Spartanburg, S.C. - Lauren Hein, a senior on the UNCG women's soccer team, has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for October 3, the league office announced today.
The Torrance, Calif. native holds a 3.33 GPA in Communications Studies and has helped the Spartans to a 6-6 record so far thsi season, including a 3-1 SoCon record.
After playing the last ten games on defense, Hein started her first two games of the season at forward last weekend. On Friday, Hein added the assist on the game-winning goal in overtime against College of Charleston. On Sunday, Hein scored two goals in four minutes, her first two goals of the season, to help UNCG earn a 2-1 comeback win against The Citadel.
Other nominees included Appalachian State women's soccer's Grace McCall and Georgia Southern football's Garrett Frye.
Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week
Sept. 5: Christina Dorismond, Volleyball, Furman
Sept. 12: Nathan Wanuch, Cross Country, Chattanooga
Sept. 19: Carson Smith, Football, The Citadel
Sept. 26: Kate Van Dyke, Volleyball, Georgia Southern
Oct. 3: Lauren Hein, Women's Soccer, UNCG