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Marissa Williams named SAC Player of the Week

Leads Pioneers to two victories last week

ROCK HILL, S.C. --- Tusculum College freshman goalkeeper Marissa Williams was named the South Atlantic Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 8, the SAC office announced Tuesday.

Williams earned a pair of victories as the Pioneers extended their winning streak to five matches with victories over Mars Hill (2-1) and King (1-0). Williams' shutout of King was her fifth clean sheet in 10 starts this season.

The Pioneers are off to a 3-0 start in SAC play as Williams has allowed a total of one goal in the Pioneers' three league matches through Monday. Over her last six matches, which includes the Pioneers' five-match winning streak, Williams has allowed a total of two goals while recording four shutouts.

The Canton, Mich. native entered the week with an 8-2 record with a 0.99 goals against average and an .861 save percentage in 10 matches, spanning 912 minutes, 20 seconds of playing time.

Following Tuesday's SAC match at Wingate, the Pioneers close out their week with road matches against Young Harris on Thursday and Anderson on Saturday.

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