Young named SAA Defensive Player of the Week

Published 4:48 pm Tuesday, October 8, 2019


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ATLANTA — Earlier this week the Southern Athletic Association released its weekly awards for field hockey and Centre’s Shelby Young took home the conference’s Defensive Player of the Week Award for games played through Oct. 6.

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Young anchored a Centre defense that outscored Earlham and DePauw by a combined 55-12 in two games this weekend as the no. 15 Colonels outscored their two opponents 9-1.

While normally a defensive midfielder, the Louisville, Ky. sophomore also got into the scoring column during the week, assisting on a goal in Centre’s 7-1 win at DePauw on Sunday.

The Centre field hockey team will return to action on Oct. 16 when they host Transylvania in the annual Play 4 the Cure game.