September 15, 2010

Plunkett Named PBC Goalkeeper of the Week

by Brian DeCandia, sports information graduate assistant

Plunkett Named PBC Goalkeeper of the Week

MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Senior Mary Rob Plunkett (Augusta, Ga.) of the Georgia College soccer team (2-2) took her first Peach Belt Conference (PBC) Goalkeeper of the Week award of the 2010 season as announced by the conference yesterday (Sept. 14). This is her first honor for the 2010 campaign and 10th overall as a Bobcat.

Plunkett recorded one shutout in as many games this week. She posted an outstanding effort between the pipes against No. 13 Florida Tech 1-0, where she recorded six saves. In three games this young season she has posted a 1.07 goals against average and a .842 save percentage.

The Bobcats are back in action this weekend, Sept. 19 at 1:30 p.m. at Bobcat Field on West Campus taking on Barry University (2-2).

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