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SEC Soccer Players of the Week: Week 7

64 days ago
SEC Staff
Photo: Kentucky Athletics
Offensive Player of the Week
Jordyn Rhodes  Kentucky
F • Gr. South Lebanon, Ohio

Jordyn Rhodes set the Kentucky women's soccer all-time record for total goals scored with her two goals on Friday against No. 9 Alabama. Rhodes now has 45 goals for her collegiate career, passing Kim LaBelle for the most in program history. Rhodes' nine goals this season are tied for the most in the SEC. Rhodes also has five game-winning goals this season, tied for the most in Division I as of Saturday, Sept. 30. Rhodes led Kentucky to the program's first win over a top-10 team since 2014, and its first over a ranked opponent since the 2016 season. The victory was the first for the Cats in the SEC since Oct. 24, 2021.

Defensive Player of the Week
Daviana Vaka  Florida
D • RS-Sr. Sandy, Utah

Daviana Vaka made a clearance off the line to keep Tigers off the scoreboard. A Tiger sent in a deep cross in the 63rd minute. UF goalkeeper Alexa Goldberg cleared the ball at the near post but it landed at the foot of an LSU player. Before she could get a shot off, Vaka stepped in front to win the ball and then drive endline to take control. Florida has six shutouts through its opening 11 matches.

Freshman of the Week
Megan Hinnenkamp  Florida
M • Fr. Kearney, Mo.

Megan Hinnenkamp cored a goal in each half of Florida's 4-0 win at LSU - second double goal match of season. She is 10th in Florida's 29 soccer seasons with more than one multi-goal match as a freshman. Hinnenkamp is the Florida and SEC freshman season goals leader (6).