Tennessee Wesleyan Sweeps Weekly Conference Soccer Awards

Samantha Green Of Hixson Honored As Defensive Player

Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Tennessee Wesleyan University's Samantha Green, of Hixson, was named as the Defensive Player of the Week in the Appalachian athletic Conference for week 12 of conference play. Her teammate Chloe Roots, was named as the Offensive Player of the Week.
Tennessee Wesleyan University's Samantha Green, of Hixson, was named as the Defensive Player of the Week in the Appalachian athletic Conference for week 12 of conference play. Her teammate Chloe Roots, was named as the Offensive Player of the Week.
- photo by contributed photo (Appalachian Athletic Conference)

Samantha Green and Chloe Rootes of Tennessee Wesleyan are the Appalachian Athletic Conference Women's Soccer Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, the league announced Monday.

This is the 12th and final edition of the weekly honors for the 2019 season. 

AAC Defensive Player of the Week

Samantha Green - Tennessee Wesleyan - Sr. - Hixson, Tenn.

·         Anchored a defense that only gave up one goal during an eight-game winning streak.

·         Assisted on the game-winning goal in 1-0 win over Reinhardt in the AAC Tournament Semifinals.

·         This is her first weekly honor this season.


AAC Offensive Player of the Week

Chloe Rootes - Tennessee Wesleyan - Jr.

- Kempsey, NSW, Australia

·         Had an assist in a 2-1 win over point in the opening round of the AAC Tournament.

·         Scored the game-winning goal against Reinhardt in a 1-0 win in the semifinal round of the AAC Tournament

·         This is her third weekly award this season.

Previous Player of the Week award winners
Week 1 - Hailee Hinthorne, Union (Defensive); Tori Wilson, Truett McConnell (Offensive)
Week 2 - Hailee Hinthorne, Union (Defensive); Chloe Rootes, Tennessee Wesleyan (Offensive)
Week 3 - Kelly Morine, Tennessee Wesleyan (Defensive); Makena Giles, Bryan (Offensive)
Week 4 - Caragan Treola, Bryan (Defensive); Brianna Smotherman, Reinhardt (Offensive)
Week 5 - Lauren Bergevine, Truett McConnell (Defensive); Adrien Merrilles, Reinhardt (Offensive)
Week 6 - Marissa Harkins, Truett McConnell (Defensive); Chloe Rootes, Tennessee Wesleyan (Offensive)
Week 7 - Martha Mormeneo, Point (Defensive); Sydney League, Truett McConnell (Offensive)
Week 8 - Marissa Harkins, Truett McConnell (Defensive); Ashlen Burch, Milligan (Offensive)
Week 9 - Hailee Hinthorne, Union (Defensive); Adrien Merrilles, Reinhardt (Offensive)
Week 10 - Bella Cranford, Milligan (Defensive); Rebekah Cundiff, Milligan (Offensive)
Week 11 - Martha Mormeneo, Point (Defensive);  Sabria Marquez, Point (Offensive) 
Week 12 - Samantha Green, Tennessee Wesleyan (Defensive); Chloe Rootes, Tennessee Wesleyan (Offensive)


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