SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Furman goalkeeper Kellsey Weaver has been named the Southern Conference women’s soccer player of the week for all competition from Sept. 25-Oct. 1 after recording back-to-back shutout victories against Mercer and The Citadel.
Weaver, a sophomore from Newman, Georgia, racked up eight saves in a 1-0 win at Mercer on Friday. With time dwindling down, Weaver came up with a pair of diving saves to help preserve the lead for the Paladins. On Sunday, Weaver turned away three shots at The Citadel as Furman once again was victorious 1-0.
Furman returns home this weekend, hosting Wofford on Friday before welcoming Western Carolina on Sunday.
Also nominated: Alexius Hill (Mercer), Heida Vidarsdottir (UNCG), Korrie Sauder (Samford), Amy Horney (VMI), Deyana Walker (WCU) and Hayley Younginer (Wofford).
2017 SoCon Women’s Soccer Players of the Week
Aug. 22 Jordan Mueller, So., UTC
Aug. 29 Jermaine Seoposenwe, Sr., Samford
Sept. 5 Natalia Icen, Fr., Western Carolina
Sept. 12 Ally Fordham, Fr., Mercer
Sept. 19 Anna Maddox, Sr., Samford
Sept. 26 Rachel Shah, Sr., Furman
Oct. 3 Kellsey Weaver, So., Furman