Denver Sweeps Second Consecutive 2017 #SummitWSOC Players of the Week

Denver Sweeps Second Consecutive 2017 #SummitWSOC Players of the Week

ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver midfielder Hannah Adler earned The Summit League Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the week award, while defender Brittney Lewis was awarded the Defensive Player of the Week accolade. The pair guided Denver to a 5-1 win over Albany and 2-2 double overtime tie with UC Riverside to continue Denver's unbeaten start. This is the second consecutive week Denver has swept the #SummitWSOC Player of the Week awards, with Jessie Dancy (Offensive) and Brittany Wilson (Defensive) garnering the honors last week.

HANNAH ADLER, DENVER
So. // M // Oak Park, CA

  • Earned her first career Player of the Week accolade
  • Scored three goals and accumulated seven points against UC Riverside and Albany
  • Netted the game-tying goal in 2-2 draw against UC Riverside
  • Assisted on the first goal, while scoring the third and fifth goals in Denver's 5-1 win over Albany

Also nominated: Nicole Hatcher, South Dakota State; Lauryn Peters, Western Illinois

Previous recipients: Aug. 21 – Jessie Dancy, Denver;

BRITTNEY LEWIS, DENVER
Fr. // D // Centennial, CO

  • Earned her first career Player of the Week accolade
  • Assisted on Denver's first two goals in 5-1 win against Albany
  • Denver defense allowed just 10 shots in regulation between two matches

Also nominated: Alexa Hepner, South Dakota State; Alexandra Siavelis, Western Illinois

Previous recipients: Aug. 21 – Brittany Wilson, Denver;


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