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Galloway Awarded OAC Defensive Player of the Week Honors

Galloway Awarded OAC Defensive Player of the Week Honors

*Story by Athletic Communications Intern Adam Knaub

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - Wilmington College freshman Lauren Galloway has been awarded Ohio Athletic Conference women's soccer defensive player of the week honors for games played Sept. 29-Oct.6.

Galloway played nearly 94 minutes in goal in the Fightin' Quakers' 1-0 victory over Heidelberg on Saturday. She recorded nine saves to achieve her third solo shutout of the season. Galloway also has the top mark in the OAC in save percentage at 96.6%.

"Lauren has been consistent in goal all season," Head Coach Steve Spirk said. "Saturday she had an outstanding game to help us get the victory."

Wilmington (6-2-1, 1-0-0 OAC) will travel to Muskingum University on Wednesday before returning to Williams Stadium on Saturday to face off against the University of Mount Union.