Palmadottir Named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
Release: September 03, 2013
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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. ( – After totaling four points and being named the tournament offensive MVP over the weekend at the Phoenix Soccer Tournament, senior forward Hekla Palmadottir (Akranes, Iceland) added one more honor as she was tabbed the Horizon League Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week by the conference office on Tuesday.

Palmadottir was joined by Detriot sophomore keeper Martha Dunbar, who was named the defensive player of the week. The award is the first of both players’ careers.

Palmadottir sparked the Green Bay offense over the two-day tournament, converting a corner kick in the 64th minute in a 3-1 win over Western Illinois on Friday before assisting on both goals in a 2-0 triumph against Eastern Illinois on Sunday.

Starting both matches, Palmadottir finished the weekend with four shots, including two on goal.

She now leads the team and stands second in the Horizon League with six points on two goals and two assists.

The Phoenix returns to action this weekend, traveling to Indiana State on Friday and Drake on Sunday.


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Sunday , August 24
Women's Soccer 
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1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
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Friday , August 29
Women's Soccer 
vs. Northern Iowa
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , August 31
Women's Soccer 
vs. North Dakota
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Friday , September 05
Women's Soccer 
at Chicago State
3:30 PM
Chicago, Ill.
Sunday , September 07
Women's Soccer 
at Loyola
4:00 PM
Chicago, Ill.
Thursday , September 11
Women's Soccer 
vs. DePaul
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Sunday , September 14
Women's Soccer 
at Eastern Illinois
1:00 PM
Charleston, Ill.
Wednesday, September 17
Women's Soccer 
at Northern Illinois
7:00 PM
DeKalb, Ill.
Sunday , September 21
Women's Soccer 
at Western Illinois
12:00 PM
Macomb, Ill.
Saturday , September 27
Women's Soccer 
at Oakland
6:00 PM
Rochester, Mich.
Saturday , October 04
Women's Soccer 
at Wright State
1:00 PM
Dayton, Ohio
Wednesday, October 08
Women's Soccer 
vs. Milwaukee
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Saturday , October 11
Women's Soccer 
at Cleveland State
12:00 PM
Cleveland, Ohio
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Women's Soccer 
vs. Detroit
1:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
Wednesday, October 22
Women's Soccer 
at UIC
7:30 PM
Chicago, Ill.



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