Rileigh Griffiths Named NECC Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week

rileigh griffiths named necc women's soccer rookie of the week

ATTLEBORO, Mass. – The New England Collegiate Conference announced on Monday its weekly award winners for the period ending September 17, 2017 with Southern Vermont College freshman Rileigh Griffiths (Milford, N.Y.) taking claim to the Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week honor.

Griffiths came up big to help Southern Vermont defeat Plymouth State University 2-1 in overtime on Wednesday. She scored her second goal of the year, which was also her second game winner of the season, in the 96th minute to give SVC the road victory.

The rookie and the Mountaineers are back in action on Saturday when they host SUNY Canton for a 1 p.m. kickoff.