MVNU's Estep Earns Weekly Soccer Honors
written by Dave Parsons, Sports Information Director
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - Jessica Estep, a member
of the Mount Vernon Nazarene University
women’s soccer team, has been selected as
the American Mideast Conference and NAIA
Region IX Offensive Player of the Week and
College Athletic Association Player of the
Week for her performance during the week of
September 24-30. This is the second time in
three weeks that Estep has won the AMC and
NAIA Region IX honors.
Estep, a freshman
forward from Mansfield, Ohio, led the Lady
Cougars to a 2-0-0 record for the week as
she scored three goals. In a 3-1 win at
Walsh University, the former Madison High
School star scored the tying goal and then
the go-ahead goal. She added another goal in
a 6-0 victory over Asbury (Ky.) College to
close out the week.
On the season, Estep leads MVNU with nine
goals in 11 matches to go with two assists.
She has scored seven goals in her last five
matches including another one in a 3-0 win
at Notre Dame College on Wednesday night in
the Lady Cougars’ most recent match.
MVNU is currently 8-3-1 overall and 1-1-0
in the AMC South Division. The Lady Cougars
will return to action on Saturday at the
University of Rio Grande with a 5:00 p.m.