WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - William and Mary women's soccer senior midfielder Cortlyn Bristol was named the CAA Player of the Week on Monday afternoon. The Chantilly, Va., native scored the game-winning goals in the Tribe's weekend matches against George Mason and Towson. The accolade marked Bristol's second career CAA Player of the Week distinction and the first this season.
In the match at George Mason, Bristol's goal in the 60th minute proved to be the difference against the Patriots. Her third goal of the season culminated on a shot 18-yards away that sailed into the upper right corner of goal. At Towson, the sensational senior struck early, netting the game-winning goal in the eight minute of the College's 5-0 victory at Towson. Spreading the wealth, Bristol assisted on senior Mallory Schaffer's goal in the 18th minute in the decisive five-goal win. On the year, Bristol leads the Tribe with six assists to along with four goals. For her career, she has netted 12 game-winners, which include three this season.
The Tribe returns to action on Thursday, Oct. 4, as it plays host to UNCW. Kickoff from Martin Family Stadium at Albert-Daly Field is slated for 7 p.m. and fans can follow the action online at TribeAthletics.com with live video and stats.