The Gibsonville, North Carolina sophomore forward tallied two goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-1 victory over USA South rival Christopher Newport in the team’s lone contest of last week. Gibson opened the scoring with a goal in the 34th minute then notched the eventual winner in the 49th minute.
Also Nominated: Casey Johnson, Ferrum; Jesse Davis, Meredith; Pernilla Milton, Averett; Phoebe Leo, Maryville; Rebecca Staylor, N.C. Wesleyan; Sydney Dorsey, LaGrange.
Women’s Soccer Rookie of the Week: Melanie Raton, Greensboro
The Fredericksburg, Virginia freshman midfielder tallied a goal and an assist in a 3-1 victory over Christopher Newport in the team’s only contest last week. Raton assisted on the match’s first goal of the game in the 34th minute and tallied an insurance score of her own in the 78th minute.
Also Nominated: Courtney Mustain, Averett; Erin Dullahan, Mary Baldwin; Nicole Liette, N.C. Wesleyan; Samanatha Turner, Maryville.