LakePoint, Ga. - NJIT's Noelle Batista and FGCU's Melissa Weck earned the fourth ASUN Conference Women's Soccer weekly awards of the season, as announced by the league office on Monday.
Batista, the ASUN Player of the Week, scored the game-winning goal for NJIT securing a 3-2 victory over Fairfield. The junior put a header in the back of the net off a free-kick in the 80th minute, recording her first goal of the season. Batista also tallied a corner-kick assist in the Highlanders' 3-1 win against Rider, totaling her assists to two on the season.
FGCU goalkeeper, Weck earns ASUN Defensive Player of the Week after an impressive 10 saves in the Eagles 1-0 win over Arizona. The sophomore recorded her fifth shutout of the season against the Wildcats, a Pac-12 Conference member, and secured FGCU's fifth-straight victory of the season. Weck also leads the ASUN in saves (33) and is third in GAA (0.80).
ASUN Women's Soccer Player of the Week - Sept. 11th
Noelle Batista, NJIT
Junior | Midfielder | Hicksville, N.Y. | Biology
- First Career ASUN Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week Honor
- Scored game-winning goal in 3-2 win against Fairfield Friday evening
- Tallied game-winning header in 80th minute off a free-kick vs. the Stags
- Recorded a corner-kick assist in 3-1 win over Rider Sunday
- NJIT wins four-straight matches, a new program record.
Other Nominees: Varin Ness, FGCU; Ashtah Das, Kennesaw State.
ASUN Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week - Sept. 11th
Melissa Weck, FGCU
Sophomore | Goalkeeper | Yorba Linda, Calif. | Sports Management
- Second Career ASUN Conference Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week Honor
- Made 10 saves in 1-0 shutout win against Arizona, a Pac-12 Conference member
- Recorded fifth shutout of the season with victory over Wildcats
- Leads the ASUN totaling 33 saves; added three saves in 2-1 loss to Arizona State
- Ranks third in the ASUN in GAA (0.80)
Other Nominees: Amelia Sapirman, NJIT.
|Date||ASUN Player of the Week||Defensive Player of the Week|
|Aug. 21||Riley Henry, Lipscomb||Lindsey Patton, FGCU|
|Abby Roth, Kennesaw State|
|Holly Fritz, FGCU||Tiffany Sornpao, Kennesaw State|
|Noelle Batista, NJIT||Melissa Weck, FGCU|