Allison Spencer Named Ivy League Co-Rookie Of The Week
Women’s Soccer Release – Week 6
PRINCETON, N.J. – First-year goalkeeper Allison Spencer was named co-Ivy League Rookie of the Week after not giving up a goal in 110 minutes of play in a 0-0 draw against Brown over the weekend.
In her first conference start, Spencer tallied four saves in the Lion’s Ivy League home-opener on Saturday night. The Salt Lake City native, has posted 14 saves in 335 minutes of play this season and holds a save percentage of .875.
For the second time this season, senior defender Shannon FitzPatrick made the Weekly Honor Roll. The Columbia defense worked as a collective unit in Saturday night’s shutout draw and Fitzpatrick showed remarkable senior leadership in the double overtime match.
Up next, the Lions (5-3-2) will return to Columbia Soccer Stadium on Tuesday, Oct. 8 to host New Jersey Institute of Technology (4-8) at 7 p.m.
Tuesday night’s contest against NJIT is part of Athlete Ally Week, a weeklong collaboration between the Office of Multicultural Affairs – LGBTQA Programming and Columbia Athletics to raise awareness about the impact of homophobia in sports and the importance of creating inclusive campus communities and allyship.
“Our team is really happy that we are one of the athletic events during Athlete Ally Week. The values of having an inclusive group of people work together, play together and sacrifice for each other are inherent in our program and for us it makes a lot of sense that we are involved in it, “ said Head CoachKevin McCarthy.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Kerry Scalora, Penn (Sr., F – Berlin, Conn.)
CO-ROOKIES OF THE WEEK
Allison Spencer, Columbia (Fr., GK – Salt Lake City)
Karly Zlatic, Harvard (Fr., F – La Jolla, Calif.)
Kiersten Berg, Brown (Sr., F – Salt Lake City)
Emma Brush, Dartmouth (Sr., M – Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.)
Shannon FitzPatrick, Columbia (Sr., D – Johns Creek, Ga.)
Claire MacManus, Cornell (Jr., M – Rosemont, Pa.)
Marie Margolius, Harvard (Jr., D – Acton, Mass.)
Mika Siegelman, Brown (Sr., F – Piedmont, Calif.)
Women’s Soccer Players Of The Week
NEW YORK – On Tuesday, October 8, first-year goalkeeper Allison Spencer was announced as College Sports Madness Ivy League Player of the Week following her first career shutout against Brown in the team’s last outing on Saturday, October 5.
Spencer also earned co-Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors on Monday, as announced by the conference, for her strong performance in goal in her first Ivy League start. Her four saves and poised defense through 110 minutes of play, held the Bears scoreless in a 0-0 tie.
Up next, the Lions (5-3-2) will return to Columbia Soccer Stadium tonight to host New Jersey Institute of Technology (4-8) at 7 p.m.
Tonight’s contest against NJIT is part of Athlete Ally Week, a weeklong collaboration between the Office of Multicultural Affairs – LGBTQA Programming and Columbia Athletics to raise awareness about the impact of homophobia in sports and the importance of creating inclusive campus communities and allyship.
10/7 WOMEN’S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
|Madness National Players of the Week|
|Offensive Player||Elise Krieghoff||F||Cal Poly|
|Defensive Player||Jessica Wiggins||GK||La Salle|
|Madness Conference Players of the Week|
|Atlantic 10||Jessica Wiggins||GK||La Salle|
|American||Sharla Passariello||F||South Florida|
|America East||Eve L’abbe||F||Maine|
|Atlantic Sun||Anna Buhigas||GK||Lipscomb|
|Big 12||Caity Heap||M||Texas Tech|
|Big East||Kirstyn Corder||M||Creighton|
|Big Sky||Kimberly Mata||GK||Sacramento State|
|Big South||Brittany Aanderud||M||Liberty|
|Big Ten||Tarah Hobbs||GK||Minnesota|
|Big West||Elise Krieghoff||F||Cal Poly|
|Colonial||Emory Camper||F||William & Mary|
|Horizon||Brooke McCurdy||GK||Wright State|
|Independent||Janell Cash||M||South Carolina State|
|Ivy League||Allison Spencer||GK||Columbia|
|Mid-American||Courtney Ksiazek||D||Northern Illinois|
|Missouri Valley||Molly Brewer||F||Missouri State|
|Mountain West||Morgan Castain||M||Fresno State|
|Ohio Valley||Tatiana Ariza||F||Austin Peay|
|Pac-12||Chandler Morris||GK||Arizona State|
|Patriot||Madison Clemens||F||Boston University|
|Southland||Chelsea Schaefer||F||Northwestern State|
|Summit||Nicole Inskeep||GK||South Dakota State|
|Sun Belt||Nora Abolins||GK||Western Kentucky|
|SWAC||Estelle Esperance||M||Alabama A&M|
|West Coast||Micaela Capelle||F||Portland|