SPARTANBURG, S.C. (Sept. 29, 2015) – On Tuesday morning, junior forward Simona Koren (Graz, Austria) was named Southern Conference women’s soccer player of the week, as selected by the league office.
Koren has been on fire as of late scoring in five straight games for the Bucs, the longest consecutive goals streak of her career. During the week of Sept.21-27, she totaled seven points with three goals and one assist in 108 minutes played.
In Sunday’s contest at UNC-Greensboro, Koren accumulated her fourth career multi-goal game scoring two goals while adding an assist in the 3-1 victory. The five total points on the afternoon was tied for the most by a Buc player this season.
During the 2015 campaign Koren leads the team in goals scored with six ranking her third in the conference. She is second on the team in points with 14 and has a staggering shot on goal percentage of .556. Koren leads the SoCon in points per game (1.75) and goals per game (0.75).
The Graz, Austria,.native has helped lead the Bucs to a 7-4 overall record and 2-0 inside SoCon play. ETSU is back in action on Friday, Oct. 2 as they take on Western Carolina at 7:00 p.m. in their conference home opener.
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