BAY CITY, Mich. - Grand Valley State University junior Charlie Socia (Portage, Mich./Portage Central) and senior Abbey Miller Saginaw, Mich./Heritage) earned GLIAC Women's Soccer Offensive and Defensive "Athlete of the Week" awards, respectively.
GLIAC Women's Soccer "Offensive Athlete of the Week":
Charlie Socia (Jr./MF)
-Grand Valley State
Portage, Mich./Portage Central
Grand Valley State University junior midfielder Charlie Socia made a pair of important plays over the weekend. Socia notched the game-winning goal as the Lakers topped Michigan Tech, 2-1, to clinch their ninth consecutive GLIAC crown. On Sunday (Oct. 27), Socia dished out an assist to Marti Corby, who put GVSU up 2-0 against Northern Michigan. The Lakers went on to best the Wildcats, 3-0.
GLIAC Women's Soccer Weekly Honor Roll:
Krista Lewis - AU, Meredith Smith - FS, Eryn Weber - FS, Paige Nemec - LE, Lexi Herrewig - MT, Alyssa Tomassi - NU, Lauren Pratt - OD, Ashley Henderson - SV
2013 GLIAC Women's Soccer Athletes of the Week: (9/11) Lea Jalbert - Walsh; (9/16) Charlie Socia - GV; (9/23) Eryn Weber - UF, (9/30) Elizabeth Awuah - LE, (10/9) Maddy Smith - AU, (10/14) Paula Hafner - NM, (10/21) Nichole Boehnke - FS, (10/28) Charlie Socia - GV.
GLIAC Women's Soccer "Defensive Athlete of the Week":
Abbey Miller (Sr./GK) -
Grand Valley State
Grand Valley State University senior
goalkeeper Abbey Miller made seven saves in two matches to help the
Lakers clinch the GLIAC title over the weekend. Miller yielded just
one goal against Michigan Tech and posted a solo shutout versus
Northern Michigan. For the season, Miller has a goals-against
average of 0.07 and boasts a 14-0-1 record with nine solo
GLIAC Women's Soccer Weekly Honor
Amanda Foster - FS, Samantha Trimboli - UF, MaryBeth Spoehr - MT, Sydney Simpson - OD, Madison Pines - NU, Kailey Naumcheff - SV.
2013 GLIAC Women's Soccer Athletes of the Week: (9/11) Rebecca Plescia - Ashland; (9/16) Laura Clark - OD; (9/23) Abbey Miller - GV, (9/30) Sarah Stroope - LE, (10/9) Savanna Wojtanowski - FS, (10/14) Katy Woolley - GV, (10/21) Samantha Cook - NU, (10/28) Abbey Miller - GV.