Rookie Summer Green Named the ACC Player of the Week
Sept. 11, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C . (theACC.com) - North Carolina freshman forward Summer Green has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the week following her role in wins over No. 12/8 Marquette and San Diego.
Green was named the most valuable player of the 2012 Duke Nike Classic following a pair of two-goal games to help the Tar Heels defeat Marquette, 4-0, and San Diego, 5-0. The rookie from Milford, Mich., tallied two-second half goals in the rout of the Golden Eagles and scored the game winner against the Toreros. She added the third goal in the victory over San Diego as the Tar Heels pulled away in the second half.
Green leads the team with five goals and two assists. This is her first career ACC Player of the Week nod. Green also earned national honors on Monday and was named TopDrawerSoccer.com’s National Player of the Week.