Lee's Henry Named Gulf South Offensive Player Of The Week
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Lee women's soccer forward, Riley Henry was named the Gulf South Conference Offensive Player of the Week the league office announced on Tuesday.
Henry scored both of Lady Flame goals in a 2-1 victory at Cedarville on Saturday. The game-winning goal came in the 85th minute to seal a hard-fought road victory for the 3-0 Lady Flames.
"Henry had an excellent week of play," said Lee head coach Chris Hennessey. "She skilled on the ball and utilizes a perfect blend of power and speed to put herself in position to score.
She has stepped up early this season and she will be a key reason for the success we experience as a team."
Henry and the No. 25 Lady Flames will now open up GSC play on Friday as the Union Bulldogs visit the Ray Conn Sports Complex. The match will kickoff at 7 p.m. and will be the annual Kickin' It For Kid's With Cancer event, to benefit the Austin Hatcher Foundation.
The Austin Hatcher Foundation for Pediatric Cancer's mission is to erase the effects of pediatric cancer and optimize each child's quality of life through essential specialized intervention beginning at the time of diagnosis and continuing throughout survivorship. The target goal of the Austin Hatcher Foundation is focused on restoring the emotional, educational, and social development of the child and the child's family after a pediatric cancer diagnosis through evidence-based therapies. Services are tailored to the individual's needs and are offered to begin at diagnosis and provided throughout the child's and family's lifespan at no cost to the families.