|Hein Named Student-Athlete of Week|
|Written by Chandler Carver|
|Wednesday, 03 October 2012 14:02|
Lauren Hein, a senior on the UNCG women’s soccer team, has been named the Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for October 3, the league office announced today. The Torrance,
Calif. native holds a 3.33 GPA in Communications Studies and has helped the Spartans to a 6-6 record so far this season, including a 3-1 SoCon record. After playing the last ten games on defense, Hein started her first two games of the season at forward last weekend. On Friday, Hein added the assist on the game-winning goal in overtime against College of Charleston. On Sunday, Hein scored two goals in four minutes, her first two goals of the season, to help UNCG earn a 2-1 comeback win against The Citadel. Other nominees included Appalachian State women’s soccer’s Grace McCall and Georgia Southern football’s Garrett Frye.
Sumney, Chelimo Earn Runner of Week Honors
UNCG’s Chelsea Sumney has been honored as the Southern Conference Women’s Runner of the Week for her performance during the weekend of September 28-29, the league office announced. This is Sumney’s second Runner of the Week honor of the season. The junior from Washington, Pa. ran a season’s best 5K time of 17:31 at the Louisville Classic. Her time is best in the SoCon by almost 30 seconds and placed her 40th in a meet with multiple nationally ranked teams. Sumney is a Speech Pathology major with a 3.70 GPA. UNCG returns to action on Friday Oct. 12.
Photo Courtesy: Lauren Hein, SoCon Athletics
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