SOCCER: Lamar’s Nygard named Southland goalkeeper of week
Lamar freshman Sandra Nygard was named the Southland Conference goalkeeper of the week following wins over Central Arkansas and Northwestern State.
Nygard, of Sola, Norway, faced 27 shots in a 3-1 win over UCA and two days later recorded a 1-0 win over Northwestern State with 11 saves.
Three other Lamar athletes received honorable mention for weekly soccer awards: Rubi Villegas (offense) and Amelia Fullmer (defense). Emma Roccaforte of McNeese State, from Nederland, earned honorable mention for the goalkeeper award.
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