CONWAY, S.C. Coastal Carolina University womens soccer junior Bobbie Parsons (Portugal Cove, Newfoundland/Prince of Wales) has been named the Big South Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 12, the conference office announced today (Sept. 14).
Parsons notched a goal in each of the three matches the Lady Chanticleers had this past week. She scored her first goal of the season Sept. 8, in a 3-2 loss to UNC Wilmington off an assist from junior Rachel Devine (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown). Parsons then scored the first goal in a 2-1 win over Old Dominion Sept. 10 in the first day of the UNCG/adidas Classic off a feed from senior Leah Barrett (LaPlata, Md./LaPlata). She then had her third goal of the season in a 7-1 loss to UNC Greensboro in the first half off a pass from senior Erin Blevins (Xenia, Ohio/Xenia). For her efforts this past weekend, Parsons was named to the UNCG/adidas Classic All-Tournament Team.
Parsons leads Coastal and is tied for second place in the Big South with three goals and has six points, tying her for third in the conference in that category. She now has 18 career goals as a Lady Chant.
Coastal opens a three-game homestand Wednesday, Sept. 15, against Longwood. Kickoff is at 4 p.m.