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Week 6: Soccer Players of the Week

68 days ago
SEC Staff
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Offensive Player of the Week

 Ava Tankersley, Arkansas
F • Jr. • Saint Peters, MO

Ava Tankersley helped Arkansas earn wins against Auburn and at No. 8 South Carolina. She assisted in the game-winner against Auburn on Thursday then netted the game-winner on the road against South Carolina on Sunday. With the assist, Tankersley co-leads the nation in assists per game (.89) and ranks second in the league in total assists (8). She played a combined 162 minutes this week and led the Hogs in points (3).

Defensive Player of the Week

 Alex Wagner, Vanderbilt
D • Jr. • Atlanta, Ga.

Alex Wagner played a key role in limiting Kentucky and Missouri to a combined three shots on goal. She also scored an amazing volley Thursday against Kentucky to give Vanderbilt a 2-0 lead. She also cleared a ball off the goal line in both Thursday's win and Sunday's win. Her clearance on Sunday at Missouri preserved Vanderbilt's lead and led to Alex Kerr's last-second goal.

Freshman of the Week

 Gianna Paul, Alabama
F • Fr. • Huntington Station, N.Y.

Gianna Paul had a goal and an assist in Alabama's win against Texas A&M. She has scored four goals in her rookie campaign and has 11 points this season.