CORPUS CHRIST – Senior Audrey Baldwin of the Texas A&M – Corpus Christ women's soccer team has been named Southland Conference Goalkeeper of the Week, it was announced today. It marks the first weekly conference award in the history of Islanders Soccer.
"Baldwin has put the work in since this summer," head coach Shanna Caldwell said. "She has performed week in and week out, and it's great to see her hard work and consistency be acknowledged. Baldwin is a true leader for our program.
"I couldn't be more thrilled to see Baldwin earn this award. She exemplifies what it means to be an Islander."
Baldwin recorded her first career shutout on Friday, leading the Islanders to a 1-0, overtime victory over McNeese State. The senior made two saves in the win, turning aside attempts from Tori Lasiter and Haley Lyons to lift A&M – Corpus Christ to its first ever conference victory. The team's leader also made several key plays on Cowgirl crosses and her aggressiveness snuffed out a number of other MSU attempts.
The Forest Hill, Md., native leads the Southland Conference with her 6.64 saves per game, an average that ranks her 18th nationally. Her 73 total saves are third in the Southland, and also rank 18th in the country.
Prior to joining the Islanders, the lone senior on A&M – Corpus Christi's roster played two years at Harford Community College and a season for Arkansas State. She is one of the key leaders for the Islanders, both on and off the pitch.
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