Birrell takes home TCCC weekly honors
NEWPORT, R.I. - Salve Regina University sophomore Kaitlyn Birrell (Hope, R.I.) has been named The Commonwealth Coast Conference (TCCC) Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week.
Birrell opened the week with the game-winning goal in a 3-1 regional win at Wesleyan and added another tally in a 5-3 loss to in-state rival Rhode Island College. She closed out her week with her second hat trick of the season, scoring all three Seahawk goals in a 3-2 TCCC win over Wentworth on Saturday.
On the season, Birrell leads the Seahawks with nine goals and 19 points. For her career, she has 24 goals and 12 assists for a total of 60 points in 26 games. Birrell's 24 goals and 60 points both rank third on Salve Regina's all-time women's soccer scoring list.
The Seahawks (3-4, 1-1 TCCC) return to action on Tuesday when they travel to Bristol for a 4 p.m. contest with Roger Williams University.