GORHAM, Maine – Junior Katherine Hunziker (Portland, Maine/Cheverus) and senior Marissa Temple (Grafton, Mass.) of the University of Southern Maine Huskies' women's soccer team have each earned weekly accolades from the Little East Conference. Hunziker was named the LEC's Offensive Player of the Week, while Temple was named the conference's Goalkeeper of the Week.
Hunziker is earning the first LEC weekly honor of her career after tallying one goal and one assist in a 1-1 week for the Huskies. All of Hunziker's points game in Southern Maine's 5-0 shut out win at Thomas College on Saturday. Hunziker scored USM's second goal of the game and assisted on the fourth to record her first intercollegiate points.
Temple, a second team All-Little East Conference selection in 2014, is earning weekly goalkeeper of the week honors for the second time in her career. Despite suffering a 3-0 set back to Bates College, Temple set a career mark making 19 saves on 22 shots on goal for a .864 save percentage in the contest. Temple then backstopped the Huskies' to their second shutout victory of the season with a 5-0 win at Thomas, making four saves to total 23 saves in two games. Temple now has an outstanding .893 save percentage for the season and a 1.00 goals against average.
Southern Maine travels to Salem State University on Wednesday (4:00 p.m.) for a non-conference game.