Chadick, Pavlika Capture Women's Soccer Weekly Honors
ELMHURST, Ill. – Kansas City's Hannah Chadick and Fort Wayne's Sam Pavlika were named The Summit League's Women's Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for their performances Sept. 17-23.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Hannah Chadick, Kansas City
So. // F // Overland Park, Kan.
Chadick records her first career Offensive Player of the Week award after collecting her first career goal and second career assist last week. The sophomore forward scored the match-winner over Alabama A&M as she took a rebound off a missed shot and put it by the Bulldog goalie. She was also credited with an assist in the one-goal loss at Drake. For the week, Chadick recorded three points off a goal and assist and took three shots.
Previous honorees: 8/20 – Kyla Kellermann, OU; 8/27 – Miranda Graham, WIU; 9/4 – Taylor Bare, UMKC/Meghan Reynolds, OU; 9/10 – Sydney Hoareau, IPFW; 9/17 – Abigail Haelewyn, OU.
Sam Pavlika, Fort Wayne
Fr. // GK // Temperance, Mich.
Pavlika earns her second career and second-straight Defensive Player of the Week award after recording a shutout victory last week. The freshman goalkeeper notched three saves in a 3-0 win over Goshen. Pavlika leads the league with a .860 save percentage and lowered her goals against average to 0.73, which is second in The Summit League.
Also nominated: Grace Perkowitz, IUPUI; Nina Tzianos, Kansas City; Shannon Coley, Oakland.
Previous honorees: 8/20 – Jami Finnell, UMKC; 8/27 – Jami Finnell, UMKC; 9/4 – Laura Atkinson, WIU/Giselle Guzman, IUPUI; 9/10 – Shannon Coley, OU; 9/17 – Sam Pavlika, IPFW/Shannon Coley, OU.
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Entering its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 144,000 at nine universities, four of which are located in top 58 U.S. metro populations (Detroit, Indianapolis, Kansas City and Omaha). Member institutions include: Fort Wayne (Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), Kansas City (University of Missouri-Kansas City), Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), North Dakota State University, Oakland University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced 54 All-Americans, 37 Academic All-America selections and seven NCAA Championships. For more information about the league and its history, visit www.thesummitleague.org to "See The Summit" or follow on Twitter @thesummitleague.