Caitlin Williams clears the ball against Mount Vernon Nazarene. The senior is MSC Defensive Player of the Week.
Women's Soccer - Mon, Sep. 24, 2012
Caitlin Williams earns Mid-South Conference Defensive
Player of the Week as Georgetown College pitched two more shutouts this past
week. The senior anchors a core that has allowed just two goals all season and
not one since Sept. 8.
"We were a bit concerned about the defense coming into
the season," Williams said. "But playing center back is what I did my freshman
year. We are really coming together back there, and we set a goal of keeping
The Tigers (4-1) blanked league opponents University of
Pikeville and University of Rio Grande. Out of 16 shots this past week, only
three were on frame. The RedStorm did not get one shot on frame Saturday.
"It is about having athletes," said GC coach Leah Crews
Castleman. "I've been able to move my players around. They are really
intelligent and working well together."
This is Williams' second player of the week honors, first
on defensive. In 2010, she was offensive player of the week following a hat
trick against University of Pikeville. And for the second week in a row someone
from GC's defense earned the award. Goalie Kelsey Givens picked up the honors
this past week.
GC is 3-0 in the conference, tied on top with Cumberland