Feller, Lavigne Earn #SummitWSOC Player of the Week Honors

Feller, Lavigne Earn #SummitWSOC Player of the Week Honors

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Denver's Sami Feller and Omaha's Margaret Lavigne were both key figures in their teams' success during week six of the women's college soccer season and were honored with Summit League weekly accolades for their efforts.

Feller earned her second-career offensive weekly accolade as she scored the game-winning goal at (RV) CSUN, which was her third goal of the season. The Pioneers also recorded a 1-1 draw at UC Riverside, as Feller notched an assist to Camyrn MacMillian with eight seconds left in regulation.

Lavigne picked up her first-career defensive honor after helping the Mavericks tally two clean sheets against Drake (1-0 OT) and Grand Canyon (1-0). Additionally, Lavigne played in all 186 minutes on the Mavericks' backline and dished out an assist on the game-winning goal against GCU.

OFFENSIVE
Sami Feller, Denver
So. | F | Grand Junction, Colo.

  • Scored her third goal of the season to give the Pioneers a 1-0 win at (RV) CSUN
  • Recorded an assist with eight seconds left in regulation to give Denver a 1-1 draw at UC Riverside
  • This is the second-career weekly honor for Feller and her first this season

Also nominated: Jenna Lundgren, Western Illinois; Taylor Cotter, South Dakota; Brookelyn Dew, North Dakota State; Maya Hansen, South Dakota State; Jaden Thiem, Omaha

DEFENSIVE
Margaret Lavigne, Omaha 
So. | D | St. Louis, Mo.

  • Played in all 186 minutes in two matches, leading the Mavericks to sweeps over Drake (1-0 OT) and Grand Canyon (1-0)
  • Dished out an assist on the game-winning goal in the victory against GCU
  • Earned first career Player of the Week accolade

Also nominated: Ines Palmiero, Western Illinois; Emma Harkleroad, South Dakota; Gabby Vivier-Hannay, South Dakota State

Previous Players of the Week
August 26
Offense: Mariah Haberle, North Dakota State
Defense: Monica Polgar, North Dakota State
September 3
Offense: Elyse Huber, North Dakota State
Defense: Brittany Wilson, Denver
September 9
Offense: Mara Yapello, North Dakota
Defense: Catherine Klein, North Dakota
September 16
Offense: Leah Manuleleua, South Dakota State
Defense: Maggie Smither, South Dakota State
Offense: Mariah Haberle, North Dakota State
September 23
Offense: Elyse Huber, North Dakota State; Alexis Mitchell, South Dakota
Defense: Rachel Preston, South Dakota State

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