BARBOURVILLE, Ky. - Union College sophomore goalkeeper Brittany Puryear has added another honor to her resume as she was named the NAIA Region XII Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the organization announced Tuesday.
Union posted a 1-0 victory against Tennessee Wesleyan College on Saturday, improving its overall record to 2- 2 and conference mark to 1-0.
Puryear (Somerset, Ky.) made six saves in recording the shutout. On the year, Puryear has made 28saves and a 1.75 goals-against average.
The Lady Bulldogs return to action Friday when they play host to Mountain State (W.Va.) University at 2 p.m. at Burch/Nau Field, marking the first time the team will play on the new synthetic sports turf field.