ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Women's Soccer Players of the Week for matches played between Sept. 10 and Sept. 15. Lincoln Memorial forward Jessica Cravero was named the offensive player of the week, while Queens goalkeeper Erica Turner was named defensive player of the week.
Cravero, a sophomore from Montenerodibisaccia, Italy, led the No. 14 Railsplitters to a 3-0 record last week with wins over Converse (6-0), Georgia College (3-2) and West Georgia (1-0). She scored four goals on the week for eight points, netting two goals against Converse and another two against Georgia College, including the game-winner. This is Cravero's first offensive player of the week honor of the season.
Turner, a freshman from Dublin, Ireland, helped guide the Royals to a 3-1 record last week with wins over Charleston, West Alabama and Clayton State. For the week, she posted a 1.21 goals against average making 20 saves in more than 370 minutes in the goal for Queens. She also posted a shutout victory against West Alabama, the first shutout of her collegiate career. This is Turner's first defensive player of the week award of the year.
2019 SAC AstroTurf Women's Soccer Players of the Week
Offensive Player of the Week
Sept. 10 – Hannah Van Eerden, Lenoir-Rhyne
Sept. 17 – Jessica Cravero, Lincoln Memorial
Defensive Player of the Week
Sept. 10 – Jayleen Gant, Newberry
Sept. 17 – Erica Turner, Queens
AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.
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