Indianapolis, Ind. - Sophomore goalkeeper Kate McEachern has been named the Nike Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced this afternoon.
McEachern becomes the first Penguin this season to earn either weekly award.
On Saturday's match against Oakland, McEachern made five saves on 17 shots to help the Penguins to a scoreless draw in double overtime against the Golden Grizzlies.
In Horizon League games, McEachern leads all goalies with 37 saves and 7.4 saves per game. She also holds the second-best save percentage at .841.