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Florida’s Megan Hinnenkamp is SEC Freshman of the Week

Florida’s Megan Hinnenkamp is SEC Freshman of the Week

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Make it a trio of Southeastern Conference Freshman Soccer Player of the Week honor for Florida’s goals leader Megan Hinnenkamp.
Hinnenkamp is the only player with multiple SEC Freshman of the Week honors in 2023, claiming the Week 3, Week 7 and now Week 10 honors.
Four different Gators earning six 2023 SEC Weekly honors is the largest array of individual recipients and number of honors among all league programs. Lena Bailey was the first SEC Freshman of the Week while Alexa Goldberg (Aug. 28) and Daviana Vaka (Oct. 2) were SEC Defensive Players of the Week.
Quick Look at Hinnenkamp’s Performance:

  • Scored a goal in each half of Florida’s 3-3 tie at Vanderbilt on Oct. 22. Final goal of match knotted the score, giving Florida a key point to keep SEC Tournament hopes alive
  • Third double goal match of the season – sixth freshman in Florida’s 29 seasons with three or more multi-goal matches
  • Florida and SEC freshman season goals leader (8). Tied for fifth in SEC in total goals
  • Started every match this season

Next Up:
Florida closes regular-season action Thursday by playing host to No. 17 South Carolina. Both teams will be looking for a win in Thursday’s meeting at the Donald R. Dizney Stadium.

  • A win combined with an Arkansas loss Thursday would move USC into a tie with the Razorbacks for the 2023 SEC regular-season title.
  • A win would strengthen Florida’s quest for a SEC Tournament berth as UF currently is No. 12 and needs to be in top 10 to advance. Current SEC standings and final opponents

Thursday is Gator Soccer Senior Day. The careers of Tessa Barton, Molly Grant and Maddy Rhodes will be celebrated in a post-match ceremony.
                No. 17 South Carolina (11-1-5, 5-0-4 SEC)
                Date: Thursday, Oct. 26
                Time: 7 p.m. ET
                Site: Donald R. Dizney Stadium
                SEC Network +: SEC Network +
                Radio: GatorVision
                Live Results: StatBroadcast
                Admission: Free
                Promotions: Come early to get a Gators soccer scarf!

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