(9/10/14) – For the second week in a row an East Texas Baptist University soccer player has been named the American Southwest Conference co-Player of the Week. This week, women’s soccer player Kia Jelley enjoys the award after men’s soccer player Christian Garcia won it last week.
Jelley played in only one match last week due to the weather but made the most of it netting both goals in a the 2-1 win over Texas Lutheran. She collected the game winning goal in the 55th minute two minutes after Texas Lutheran tied the match at one. Her first goal was in the eight minute of the match for the 1-0 lead. She took five shots in the game with four on goal and two scoring.
Overall, she now has four goals and two assists for 10 points on the year leading the team. It is the third time in her career to have two goals in a match and is the second time in a week as she put in two goals in the season opening 6-1 victory over Centenary.