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Elin Hansson
Elin Hansson has been named the Player of the Week for the second time this season.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Hansson Wins SAC Weekly Award For Second Time This Season

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

Hansson, a sophomore from Halmstad, Sweden, scored two goals in the first 5:09 to lead Lenoir-Rhyne past No. 4 Catawba and clinch the regular season championship. Hansson scored the first goal of the game in the third minute and added a second just 2:12 later.

Hansson and the Bears take on Carson-Newman in the SAC Semifinal on Friday at 11 a.m.