ROCK HILL — Senior midfielder KerriAnn Barlage has been named South Atlantic Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
The SAC leader in goals scored, Barlage finished the week with 10 goals and three assists. Barlage’s 13 points over the last week pushed her to second in the conference in the category.
In Newberry’s loss to No. 6 West Chester at the start of the week, Barlage recorded a hat trick and was a perfect 2-2 on free-position chances. Barlage snagged six draw controls and three ground balls in the Wolves’ loss to the Golden Rams.
Barlage’s offensive fireworks continued on Saturday in a 20-3 conference victory over Brevard. In the Wolves’ home win, Barlage scored two goals, while adding an assist, five ground balls and four draw controls. Sunday’s victory over Young Harris, saw Barlage net five goals and assist on two.
On the week, Barlage grabbed 13 draw controls, 10 ground balls and caused eight turnovers.
Barlage is the first Newberry women’s lacrosse player to be named SAC Player of the Week.