NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Vanderbilt’s Lily Argyle and Emily Mathewson earned American Athletic Conference Player of the Week honors for their heroic performances in the 9-8 overtime victory against Louisville, it was announced on Tuesday.
Argyle earned AAC Defender of the Week after posting a career-high 14 saves against the Cardinals. She did so while facing an onslaught of 32 shots, including a key save in overtime that allowed the offensive attack to secure the win. She likewise secured a career-high three ground balls.
Mathewson had another strong performance against Louisville to earn Attacker of the Week honors. She scored two goals on three shots, and she has scored in every game so far this season.
Mathewson’s second goal of the game came with four seconds remaining in overtime to seal the victory, while her first goal of the game sparked a 7-0 run to give the Dores the lead. She also had two draw controls and a caused turnover.
Gwyn Devin was also recognized this week and was named to the AAC Honor Roll for her performance. Devin posted a hat trick in the victory over Louisville along with one ground ball.
She closed the first half with back-to-back goals and opened up the second half with a goal for three straight goals.
The Commodores continue play Tuesday on the road against Arizona State at 5 p.m. CT. The game will be broadcast by the Pac-12 Digital Network.