CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BigSouthSports.com) - Winthrop forward Krystyna Freda has been tabbed the Big South Women's Soccer Attacking Player of the Week, while High Point defender Alise Lecompte was named the Big South Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for games played Oct. 8-14, the League announced today.
Freda, a sophomore from Somerset, N.J., notched three goals and an assist to lead the Eagles to a 1-0-1 record last week. Against VMI on Oct. 11, Freda put in two scores and assisted on another as Winthrop picked up the 6-1 win over the Keydets. Two days later against Radford, she put in the lone goal as Winthrop battled Radford to the 1-1 draw. After 77 minutes, Freda broke open a scoreless match with a strike from the far side against the Highlanders. The honor marks her first Big South Attacking Player of the Week nod this season.
Lecompte, a sophomore from Crofton, Md., anchored a defense that posted back-to-back shutouts against Liberty and Longwood to help HPU improve to 6-0-2 in the Big South. Against Liberty, HPU allowed two shots on goal in the opening five minutes then held the Flames to just one shot on goal throughout the next 88 minutes. The team then held Longwood to just seven shots and two on goal on Saturday. HPU has recorded three shutouts in the past four games and allowed just two goals over its past five games. The honor is her first Big South Defensive Player of the Week award this season.
Also nominated for Women's Soccer Attacking Player of the Week for Week 9: Toni Lashley (Charleston Southern), Fia Jonsson (Coastal Carolina), Tara Woelfel (Gardner-Webb), Becca Hemby (High Point), Helena Pereira (Liberty), Sara Simpson (Presbyterian College) and Tyler Drake (Radford).
Also nominated for Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for Week 9: Caitlyn Cody (Charleston Southern), Amy Schmitt (Gardner-Webb) and Tyler Drake (Radford).
Big South Women's Soccer Attacking Player of the Week
Aug. 21 - Ashley Clark, Campbell
Aug. 28 - Lindsey Ottavio, Longwood
Sept. 4 - Lauren Stell, Liberty
Sept. 11 - Kacey Kelley, Coastal Carolina
Sept. 14 - Jaime Bouffard, Liberty
Sept. 25 - Kelsey Pardue, Longwood
Oct. 2 - Becca Hemby, High Point
Oct. 10 - Kelsey McDonald, Longwood
Oct. 16 - Krystyna Freda, Winthrop
Big South Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Aug. 21 - Taylor Brown, Campbell
Aug. 28 - Ryann Torrero, Campbell
Sept. 4 - Sydney Golden, Radford
Sept. 11 - Kyra Byron, Longwood
Sept. 14 - Amelia Henderson, Winthrop
Sept. 25 - Karen Blocker, Liberty
Oct. 2 - Cami Skladany, Coastal Carolina
Oct. 10 - Che' Brown, Radford
Oct. 16 - Alise Lecompte, High Point