Trakas selected as Great South Soccer Player of the Week
October 26, 2011
DECATUR, Ga.- Closing out the final week of competition before conference championships, the Great South Athletic Conference announces the final Player of the Week awards for the fall season. Jessie Jakes from Covenant College for volleyball, Anna Trakas of Salem College for women's soccer, Sidney Smith of Piedmont College for men's soccer and Holli Abernathy of Piedmont College for women's cross country rounds out this week's award winners.
Helping to secure a spot for her squad in the GSAC postseason, Trakas proved to be vital to the Salem women's soccer team this week. She had one goal and three assists this week to propel Salem to a 2-0-1 week. The Spirits played three conference matches, and Trakas was involved on the score sheet in all three matches. She scored Salem's lone goal from 30 yards out in a 1-1 tie with Covenant. She had two assists in a 3-0 victory at LaGrange, and she had the first assist in a 4-1 victory at Agnes Scott.
Several other Salem soccer players had big weeks for the Spirits including Amanda Orsino (Sauqouit, NY) who had two goals and two assists; MacKenzie Schmidt (Columbus, OH) with two goals and an assist; Bethany Kent (Manassas, VA) with a goal and an assist; and Courtney Hedgecock (San Diego, CA) and Stephanie Hubbard (Sanford, NC) each with a goal.
The Salem soccer team completes their regular season at home with a game against Spelman College on October 29th at 2:00.