October 20, 2009

Penston Honored as PBC Offensive Player of Week

DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia women’s soccer freshman sensation Kelly Penston has been named the Peach Belt Conference Offensive of the Week, capturing the award for the first time in her career.

Penston led the Lady Saints offensively with a pair of goals as North Georgia pushed their current unbeaten streak to 20 days with victories over Georgia Southwestern and Armstrong Atlantic.

The Suwanee, Georgia, native recorded the final of three goals against in the Hurricanes in a 3-0 victory, before leading the charge and scoring the first goal of the game against Armstrong Atlantic as the Lady Saints shocked the Pirates 2-1 in Peach Belt Conference action.

As a freshman, Penston has stepped in to the striker position and is second on the team with six goals, while sitting 10th in the Peach Belt Conference in goals, goals per game, points, and points per game.

During the Lady Saints current four-game winning streak, Penston has carried the offense, scoring a trio of goals and adding an assist to spark North Georgia’s jump right back into the top four of the Peach Belt Conference regular season race.