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Posted by Ryan Long - Mon, Sep. 11, 2017 - [ Women's Soccer ] - Viewed 204 times

COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Lindsey Wilson's (Ky.) Jovana Ivanovic and Cumberland's (Tenn.) Rebecca Holloway are the Mid-South Conference Women's Soccer Players of the Week, conference officials announced on Monday.

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MSC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

Jovana Ivanovic - Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) - So. - Goalkeeper - Belgrade, Serbia

  • Ivanovic recorded a pair of shutouts against two nationally-ranked teams in a pair of draws last week for the Blue Raiders.
  • She anchored a Lindsey Wilson defense that did not give up a shot on goal in a 0-0 tie with No. 16-ranked Baker (Kan.) to open the week.
  • Ivanovic closed the week on Saturday with seven saves against top-ranked Northwestern (Ohio) in another scoreless draw.
  • Ivanovic extended her scoreless streak to just over 331 minutes, including three straight shutouts.
  • Ivanovic is tied for first in the Mid-South with 0.77 goals against average and is third in the conference with 28 saves on the season.
  • No. 5-ranked Lindsey Wilson is 1-1-3 on the season following last week's ties.
  • This is Ivanovic's second weekly honor of the season and second of her career.

MSC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week

Rebecca Holloway – Cumberland (Tenn.) - Jr. - Midfielder – Bristol, England

  •  Holloway posted three goals and three assists in three outings for Cumberland this week, helping the Phoenix to a pair of victories.
  •  She recorded an assist and a goal in a 4-2 loss to 18th-ranked John Brown (Ark.).
  •  Holloway scored two goals and assisted on another goal in a 5-0 win at Brenau (Ga.). In the last match of the week, she adding a goal and an assist in a 5-1 victory against Point University (Ga.).
  • She has three goals and four assists in four matches this season.
  • Holloway ranks second in points (10) and fourth in goals (3) in the Mid-South Conference this season.
  • Cumberland went 2-1 on the week and moved to 2-2 overall.
  • Holloway earns her first weekly honor of her career.


Women's Soccer Players of the Week (School)



Aug. 21

Amara Safuan (Lindsey Wilson)

Julia Bernhardt (Life)

Aug. 28

Katelynn Harbeke (Life)

Rachel Palazzo (Cumberlands)

Sept. 4

Bethany Massey (Georgetown)

Jovana Ivanovic (Lindsey Wilson)

Sept. 11

Rebecca Holloway (Cumberland)

Jovana Ivanovic (Lindsey Wilson)