CORPUS CHRISTI – Alyssa Miller has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Miller picked up the award after leading the Islanders to their first Southland Conference win.
It was Miller who netted the game winning goal in the 95th minute against McNeese State to secure the overtime win, which was also the team's first victory at the Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium. The Butler CC transfer fought through an injury suffered earlier in the game to will her team to the win with her third goal of the season.
The Islanders soccer team will be back in action Friday, Oct. 11, when they take on Incarnate Word at home with kickoff set for 3:30 p.m.
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2013-14 GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:
10-8-13: Alyssa Miller, Women's Soccer
10-1-13: Cecilia Jones, Women's Cross Country
9-23-13: Kevin Bettendroffer and Stefania Nicolae, Men's and Women's Tennis
9-16-13: Logen Bourque, Volleyball
9-9-13: Ivy Baresh, Volleyball
9-2-13: Yvette Franco, Women's Soccer