Game-Winning Goals Earn Kylie Davis Weekly Accolades
Sept. 24, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Two game-winning goals earned midfielder Kylie Davis national and conference accolades on Monday as she was named to TopDrawerSoccer's National Team of the Week and the Conference USA Co-Offensive Player of the Week.
Davis netted game-winners in each of Memphis' victories to open the Conference USA schedule. Davis notched the golden goal in the Lady Tigers win over No. 6 UCF on Friday and her goal on Sunday was the winner against Southern Miss. The sophomore co-captain also recorded an assist in Sunday's match to finish the weekend with two goals and an assist. Davis' golden goal Friday against UCF propelled Memphis to its first-ever win over a top-10 foe and she now has three game-winners on the season.
The accolades are the first career honors for Davis. She is the seventh player to earn TopDrawerSoccer honors and the 17th different U of M player to earn the C-USA Offensive Player of the Week award.
Memphis (6-3-0, 2-0-0 C-USA) welcomes East Carolina (6-4-0, 2-0-0 C-USA) and C-USA Defensive Player of the Week Christiane Cordero to Mike Rose Soccer Complex on Friday at 7 p.m. The Lady Tigers close a six-game home stand with Marshall (5-5-0, 1-1-0 C-USA) visiting the Bluff City on Sunday at 1 p.m.