SPRING ARBOR, Mich. – The Crossroads League announced that Spring Arbor University's Bethany Balcer has been named the league's Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for matches played from Aug. 21 through Aug. 26.
Balcer scored three goals and added two assists to help the No. 2 ranked Cougars earn a pair of victories. The Hudsonville, Michigan native scored the game-winning goal in SAU's 3-0 season-opening win over Trinity International University and tallied two goals and two assists in the 11-0 win against Cincinnati Christian University.
Balcer, a two-time NAIA All-American, is now tied for the program's all-time record for career goals with 64.
Spring Arbor will host the Cougar Classic on Friday, Sept. 1 and Saturday, Sept. 2. The Cougars are set to play Point Park University (0-0-0) on Friday at 7 p.m. and Lawrence Tech (1-1-0) on Saturday at 7 p.m.