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Elin Hansson
Elin Hansson was named Region Player of the Year.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Hansson Earns Another SAC Player of the Week Award

The South Atlantic Conference announced its WePlayed Sports Women’s Soccer Players of the Week for games played in during the sixth week of the 2023 season. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Elin Hansson was named the Offensive Player of the Week.

Hansson, a sophomore from Halmstad, Sweden, collected eight points on the week as she scored three goals, including both game winning goals, in the Bears two victories this week. Hansson scored two goals against Emory & Henry on Wednesday before scoring the opening goal and adding two assists in the win against the Eagles.

This is Hansson’s fourth SAC Offensive Player of the Week honor in her career, and the first of this season.