Williamsburg, KY – After making 12 in the Patriots two wins last week, Emily Crump (FR/Dallas, TX) have been named the Appalachian Athletic Conference defensive player of the week, announced by the conference office Monday. This marks the second time this season that Crump has earned this award.
Crump began the week making two saves in UC's 23-1 win over Montreat. Both of those saves came in the first half. She also recorded her first career goal in the win.
She followed that up by making ten saves, while limiting Asbury to four goals in the 16-4 win. Eight of the ten saves came in the first half to help the Patriots jump out to a 7-2 lead. Crump also scooped up four ground balls.
It was the sixth time this season that Crump has made at least ten saves in a game. She has posted a .530 save percentage.
Cumberlands will return to the field Friday, April 21, when they face eighth-ranked Columbia in the semifinals of the AAC tournament. The game is set to begin at 5 p.m.
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