ULM’s Marten, App State’s Eagleton named Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Players of the Week

Published 1:57 pm Tuesday, September 14, 2021

ULM’s Courtney Marten and App State’s Kerry Eagleston each led their teams to undefeated weekends against non-conference competition to earn Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Player of the Week accolades.

Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week
Courtney Marten, ULM
(Jr., Collinsville, Ill.)

Warhawks’ junior forward Courtney Marten charted the seventh hat trick in school history and finished with four goals on the week as ULM improved to 5-0-0 for the first time in program history. Impressively, Marten came off the bench in both matches. She totaled three goals in Friday’s 7-0 win against Alcorn, scoring in the 45th minute and then back-to-back in the 68th and 70th minutes. In Sunday’s 6-1 victory at Southern, Marten scored the final goal, coming in the 74th minute. She leads her team with five goals on the season.

Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Kerry Eagleston, App State
(Jr., Winston-Salem, N.C.)

Mountaineers’ junior goalkeeper Kerry Eagleston totaled 15 saves on the week to help her team to victories against Wofford and FIU. In a 1-0 win at FIU on Sunday, she logged 11 saves and notched her 10th career shutout, which puts her two away from tying for fourth all-time in program history. In Thursday’s 2-1 win at Wofford, she recorded three saves. Eagleston played all 90 minutes of both matches on the week. On the season, she ranks among the top-30 nationally in saves per game.

2021 Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Offensive Players of the Week
Week 1 – Erin Bloomfield, Troy
Week 2 – Marcela Montoya, Georgia Southern
Week 3 – Brooklynn Fugel, Georgia State
Week 4 – Courtney Marten, ULM

2021 Sun Belt Women’s Soccer Defensive Players of the Week
Week 1 – Megan McClure, Arkansas State
Week 2 – Hailey Hillock, ULM
Week 3 – Beth Agee, Texas State
Week 4 – Kerry Eagleston, App State

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