Keri Zwikker named Atlantic Sun Offensive Player of the Week

Oct. 17, 2005

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- - Freshman Keri Zwikker was named Atlantic Sun Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Jacksonville women's soccer team to a 3-0 mark by tallying nine goals, two assists and 20 points, it was announced today by the conference.

Zwikker set a new Dolphins single-game record by scoring five goals in an 8-0 win against Lipscomb on Sunday afternoon at the Ashley Sports Complex. The previous single-game game record of four goals scored was set Trine Riis Groven and Stine Kloster on separate occasions in the 1998 season. The five goals are also most by a player in the Atlantic Sun this season and tied for the best total in the NCAA this year.

"I am very excited for Keri [Zwikker] to win this award for the success she had this week," said head coach Chris Kouns. "This is a direct result of her hard work and willingness to learn. This award also reflects everyone else on the team, because they helped Keri get better."

On Friday, Zwikker scored the game wining goal in a 1-0 win against at the 16-minute mark in the first half on an assist from Michelle Lavine. She opened the week by scoring three goals and had one assist to help the Dolphins snap Embry-Riddle six-match winning streak with a 7-0 victory on Tuesday.

Zwikker now leads the team with 13 goals scored and 36 points. She is second on the team with 10 assists.

The Dolphins travel to face Campbell in a key Atlantic Sun match on Thursday in Buies Creek, N.C. at 7 p.m.