Date of Event: 09/06/2011
at 01:00 AM
Amatulli Named AAC Offensive Player of Week for Women’s Soccer
Reinhardt women’s soccer player Katherine Amatulli was named the Appalachian Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week for her play from Aug. 29-Sept. 4. It marks the first time that Amatulli has earned the weekly conference honor.
Amatulli, a 5-foot-2 senior forward from Roswell, Ga., led Reinhardt to a 2-0 record last week by scoring eight points (three goals and two assists) with both wins coming on the road. She had two goals and an assist in the Lady Eagles’ victory at Tennessee Temple University and later tallied a goal and an assist in a 2-0 win at Trevecca Nazarene University.
Amatulli has started all four matches for Reinhardt this year and tops the Lady Eagles in scoring (eight points) and goals (three). She is tied for the team lead in assists (two) and shots on goal (eight). Amatulli was also a member of the AAC All-Academic Team in both 2009 and 2010.
Within the AAC, Amatulli currently ranks tied for third in total goals, tied for third in total assists, fourth in points, fourth in points per game (2.0), tied for fourth in goals per game (0.75), tied for fourth in assists per game (0.50) and tied for fourth in shots on goal per game (2.0).
Reinhardt is 2-1-1 overall on the young season. The Lady Eagles host the Brenau University Golden Tigers in a non-conference match on Wednesday. The contest is scheduled for 3 p.m. at Ken White Soccer Field.