Connolly and Sheridan Named ACC Players of the Week

Connolly plays integral role in win over No. 3 Texas A&M; Sheridan made 11 saves in a shutout


GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Florida State freshman midfielder Megan Connolly has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, while Clemson junior goalkeeper Kailen Sheridan has been selected as the ACC  Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week following their performances helping their teams to victory.

Connolly played a role in two of the Seminoles’ three goals in their 3-1 come-from-behind win over No. 3/15 Texas A&M on Friday. The freshman midfielder assisted on Natalia Kuikka’s equalizer in the 67th minute and recorded the first goal of her career in the 77th minute. A native of Cork, Ireland, Connolly is tied for the team lead in both points (6) and assists (4), and has recorded an assist in four of the five games played by the Seminoles this season.

Sheridan played all 90 minutes in No. 13/10 Clemson’s 1-0 win at Georgia on Friday. Sheridan recorded her first shutout of the season and 16th of her career (third most in school history) while compiling 11 saves in the contest, the most in a single game in her career and tied for sixth in school history.