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Georgetown College women's soccer's Becca Dietrich picked up her first Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week honor following this past week's games against University or Rio Grande and Midway College.
The junior defender has been instrumental in the Tigers (2-2-1) ability to shutdown opposing teams' offensive attacks. Through five games, Georgetown has allowed just four goals.
"We've had no multi-goal games and our defense has been really solid this season," said GC coach Leah Crews Castleman. "As a team, this is our second time this season being honored by the weekly defensive award, so that is always awesome. Becca really deserves this, and I'm really excited for her."
The Cincinnati, Ohio native also scored a goal this past week. With the Tigers trailing 1-0 to Midway early in the first half, Bea Cameron set up for a corner kick. She sent the ball bending toward the far post, where Dietrich ran on and finished it. The goal loosened the flood gates as Georgetown scored three more times in the 4-1 win.
"Becca has a great read on set pieces and finds ways to make her presence known," Castleman said. "That goal, in that fashion, allowed us to settle down and really play our game."
The Tigers return to action 6 pm Wednesday hosting MSC rival Campbellsville.
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