2019 NAIA Women’s Soccer Players of the Week (November 12)

Women's Soccer - Texas Wesleyan University

Kansas City, Mo. – Paige Achey of Friends (Kan.) has been named the NAIA National Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Christy Zwart of Texas Wesleyan has been named the NAIA National Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. The two student-athletes were nominated for their performances during the week of Nov. 4 - 10 and were selected out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institutions award winners.


Defensive Player of the Week

Christy Zwart, Texas Wesleyan

Sr., GK, Hico, Texas

  • Led Rams to two victories on the week
  • Weekly Stats:
    • 17 saves
    • 180 minutes
    • One shutout


Offensive Player of the Week

Paige Achey, Friends (Kan.)

Jr., F, Wichita, Kan.

  • Led the Falcons’ offense to two wins
  • Weekly Stats:
    • Five goals
    • One hat trick

Offensive Nominees: 
Chloe Rootes, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Bella Spiva, UC Merced ; Mayeri Diaz, Robert Morris (Ill.) ; Lexis Garcia, Indiana Wesleyan ; Keana Barrow, Ottawa (Ariz.) (AZ) ; Kamryn Fiscus, Jamestown (N.D.) ; Sina Cavelti, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) ; Jordan Holt, Asbury (Ky.) ; Emma Rice, Science & Arts (Okla.) ; Miagh Downey, Middle Georgia State ; Savannah Jackson, Johnson & Wales (Fla.) ; Jenna Smith, Aquinas (Mich.)

Defensive Nominees: 
Samantha Green, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Luz Lopez, Marymount California ; Alyssa Darling, Robert Morris (Ill.) ; Alexis Patenaude, Marian (Ind.) ; Krysten Caballero, Ottawa (Ariz.) (AZ) ; Brianna Yepez, Briar Cliff (Iowa) ; Lauren Ferguson, Friends (Kan.) ; Nicole Panis, Cumberlands (Ky.) ; Ashtyn Webb, Point Park (Pa.) ; Courtney Link, Middle Georgia State ; Denise Mendoza, Johnson & Wales (Fla.) ; Olivia Borgdorff, Aquinas (Mich.)


2019-20 Women's Soccer Composite Award Winners (Defensive, Offensive)

Week 1 (September 11): Jessie Selby, Southern Oregon, Anya Castelli, Stephens (Mo.)

Week 2 (September 18): Taylor Rogers, Baker (Kan.), Emma Rice, Science & Arts (Okla.)

Week 3 (September 25): Gabi Haw, Westmont (Calif.), Rayssa Neres Souza, Oklahoma Wesleyan

Week 4 (October 02): Ruby Campa, Briar Cliff (Iowa), Araceli Soto, Soka (Calif.)

Week 5 (October 09): Caitlyn Logan, John Brown (Ark.), Kristen Howell, John Brown (Ark.)

Week 6 (October 16): Sam Castaneda, Indiana Wesleyan , Lexis Garcia, Indiana Wesleyan

Week 7 (October 23): Kailee Barnhard, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.), Savannah Jackson, Johnson & Wales (Fla.)

Week 8 (October 30): Jovana Ivanovic, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.), Uchenna Kanu, Southeastern (Fla.)

Week 9 (November 06): Kailey Lemon, Southern Oregon, Uchenna Kanu, Southeastern (Fla.)

Week 10 (November 13): Christy Zwart, Texas Wesleyan, Paige Achey, Friends (Kan.)

Championship Information

NAIA Women's Soccer Championship


  April 15-17, 2021
Opening Round – Campus Sites

  April 27 - May 3, 2021
Foley Sports Tourism Championship Field
Foley, Ala.