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Tanner Named IWLCA Defensive Player of the Week

Tanner Named IWLCA Defensive Player of the Week

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass. (February 11, 2020) – Rollins goalkeeper Gabby Tanner has earned IWLCA/StringKing National Defensive Player of the Week honors for her efforts in Rollins 19-10 win over No. 23 Saint Leo.  This is the first national weekly award for the junior from Chalfont, Pennsylvania.

See all the award winners here.

Tanner made 10 saves and kept a 50% save percentage as the Tars defeated the No. 23 Lions in non-SSC play.  The junior also picked up 2 ground balls in the contest. Through three games, Tanner leads the Sunshine State Conference in goals against average, at 7.02, and saves, with 22.  Her save percentage of 51.2% ranks second in the SSC. 

Rollins currently sits at 3-0 on the year. The Tars visited Alabama to open the season and came home with wins against Montevallo and Alabama-Huntsville.  Rollins then traveled to Saint Leo, picking up the 19-10 victory.  Overall, the Tars are outscoring their opponents 45-21.

The Tars have an extended break before opening their home slate against top-ranked Adelphi on Sunday, February 23.  First draw is set for 1 p.m. at Barker Family Stadium.

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