Skyler Prillaman Nabs Big South WSOC Freshman of the Week Honors

Posted by Press Release on September 24, 2018 at 3:40 pm under College | Comments are off for this article

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Skyler Prillaman earns High Point women’s soccer’s first weekly honor of the 2018 season, collecting Big South Freshman of the Week accolades this Monday.

Currently on a three-game point streak, Prillaman was the responsible party for her team’s tying goal against Hampton University, putting away her third of the year, against the Pirates in the 87th minute. She added her second assist of the season in the Panthers’ 4-1 victory over USC Upstate, delivering a cross to teammate Alex Denny, for what would be the eventual game-winner. Prillaman has been one of HPU’s biggest threats offensively over the course of the season, taking a total of 10 shots between her two performances against Upstate and HU. She currently leads the Panthers in points (8), assists (2) and attempts on net (21), while her three goals are tied with Denny and fellow freshman Caitlin Shepherd for a team-high.

Big South Women’s Soccer Freshman of the Week
Skyler Prillaman | Forward | Ridgeway, Va. | Bassett High

• First career Big South Freshman of the Week honor
• Scored her third career goal against Hampton, a game-tying tally in the 87th minute
• Added an assist on Alex Denny’s game-winner against USC Upstate, her second helper in the past two weeks
• Currently on a three-game point streak, collecting a goal and two assists in the process
• Tallied a career-high nine shots against Hampton; her 21 attempts on net, eight points and two assists are all team-highs

High Point looks to continue its unbeaten streak in Big South play this Wednesday, facing the University of Campbell in Buies Creek at 7 p.m. The Panthers are in search of their fourth straight win against the Camels, most recently defeating the side in last year’s Big South Conference Tournament semifinal.

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