Samantha Kee Wins NEC Weekly Honor

FAIRFIELD, CT - Sacred Heart senior Samantha Kee (Haskell, NJ) was named the adidas/Northeast Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week for her efforts in the Pioneers 1-0-1 weekend to kick-off league play.

Kee nabs adidas/NEC Player of the Week honors after notching two goals in Sacred Heart's 2-1 victory over Quinnipiac to open league play Friday night. The senior wasted no time putting SHU on the board, scoring just 49 seconds into the first half on a cross from teammate Alyssa Brandofino. In the 50th minute the New Jersey native picked up a feed from Jen Mulvey in front of the goal and fought through the scrum to knock in the game-winner. The Pioneers stand atop the league standings early on after their 1-0-1 weekend.