Morgan Buursma Named MIAA Women's Soccer Defensive Player Of The Week

Morgan Buursma poses for a portrait in uniform. Hope College's Morgan Buursma has been selected the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week.

The senior from Grandville, Michigan (Calvin Christian HS) played an integral role in two shutouts last week as the 13th-ranked Flying Dutch started MIAA play with two victories.

Buursma scored her first career goal to secure a 2-0 victory at Kalamazoo College on Tuesday. Hope limited Kalamazoo to shots, including five on goal.

On Saturday, Buursma helped the Flying Dutch hold Olivet College to one shot in a 2-0 victory at Van Andel Soccer Stadium.

This is Buursma's first MIAA player of the Week award. | PO Box 9000, Holland, Michigan 49422