AUBURN, Ala. (EETV) - Maddie Prohaska Freshman goalkeeper wass named the Southeastern Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday.
The freshman is the first SEC player to have won back-to-back Defensive Player of the week honors since Mikayla Kreczowski South Carolina goalkeeper on Sept. 5 and Sept. 11, 2017.
“We are so excited for Maddie to win back-to-back SEC Defensive Player of the Week honors,” head coach Karen Hoppa said. “Getting a shutout on the road against a quality ACC team is a great accomplishment, and we are glad to see that accomplishment recognized by the league.”
On Sept. 21 she was also named the SEC Freshman of the Week following her debut vs. Mississippi State.
Prohaska leads Auburn in four shutouts in five games this spring. On Saturday she led the team with a 1-0 win in double overtime at Louisville. The shutout was her seventh of the season and her sixth solo shutout.
During her spring season she has been on the field for all 487 minutes and has only allowed one goal against.
She leads the league in save percentage (0.842) and her goals against (0.82) average is fourth in program history.
The Tigers continue with their spring season with a game against Alabama Saturday, Mar. 27 at 2 p.m. CT.