Junior Ashley Shugar - CCAC Defensive Player of the Week
Junior Ashley Shugar - CCAC Defensive Player of the Week
Women's Soccer - Thu, Sep. 2, 2010
Joliet, Ill. - Saint Xavier University junior goalkeeper Ashley Shugar (Lake Orion, Mich./Western Illinois University/Lake Orion) was named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week late Wednesday for her efforts in helping lead the Cougars to a 1-1 record last week.  SXU traveled to Des Moines, Iowa, this past weekend and took part in the Grand View/Graceland Invite defeating Grand View, 2-0, before falling to No. 7 Graceland, 2-1.
 
Shugar recorded 15 saves and a 1.00 goals against average (GAA) on the week.  Despite dropping the decision to No. 7 Graceland, Shugar faced 15 shots-on-goal and stopped 13 of them.  In the season opening win over Grand View, she provided a shutout and two saves. 
 
Saint Xavier (1-1-0 overall) co-hosts the Saint Xavier/Trinity Christian Invite this weekend in Chicago.  The Cougars will take on Lindenwood University (Mo.) at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 4, at Bruce R. Deaton Memorial Field.