ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Mars Hill midfielder Kiersten Foust has been named the South Atlantic Conference AstroTurf Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, while Newberry goalie Brandy Bowman has been named AstroTurf Women's Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week for games played February 11 through February 18, the Conference announced today.
Foust, a sophomore from Climax, N.C., led the Lions to a 16-13 season-opening win over Erskine. She scored a team-high seven goals for seven points, while scooping up 11 ground balls and causing a turnover. She was also 3-for-4 on free position attempts.
Bowman, a junior from Irvine, Calif., stopped a season-high 18 shots and had a 69.2 save percentage, allowing just eight goals in Newberry's 10-8 victory over Converse last week. She also had six ground balls in the win.
This is Foust's first Offensive Player of the Week selection this season, and this is also Bowman's first Defensive Player of the Week award of the season.
2019 AstroTurf SAC Men's Lacrosse Offensive Players of the Week
Feb. 4 – Faith Kent, Coker
Feb. 11 – Faith Kent, Coker
Feb. 18 – Kiersten Foust, Mars Hill
2019 AstroTurf SAC Men's Lacrosse Defensive Players of the Week
Feb. 4 – Olivia Fladung, Coker
Feb. 11 – Teanna Sieben, Lenoir-Rhyne
Feb. 18 – Brandy Bowman, Newberry
AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program.