Espejel recognized by CCAC
Author: Wendy Reid
Posted: Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 8:04 PM
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. – Senior goal keeper Wendy Espejel (Ontario, Cal.) was named Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAC) Defensive Player of the Week. The No. 7 Tigers are currently 4-0 with Espejel in the net.
The Tigers took a 3-0 victory over Aquinas College (Mich.) on Wednesday, Sept. 5 with Espejel making two saves. She gave up her first goal of the season against No. 12 Hastings College (Neb.) three days later, but saved two more goals helping the Tigers to a 2-1 victory.
Espejel is currently ranked 11th nationally in the NAIA in goals against per game (.260). In four games she has given up just one goal in nine attempts.
The Tigers return to action at 5p.m. (EST) against Vanguard University (Cal.) at the Lee University Tournament in Cleveland, Tenn. They will then face No. 3 Lee University at 7:30p.m. (EST) on Saturday.