BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern senior Katie Gleeson (Franklin, Tenn./Franklin HS) of women’s lacrosse and sophomore Alex Wisener (Horton, Ala./Douglas HS) of men’s tennis were named the BSC/Piggly Wiggly Student-Athletes of the Week for their performance in competition March 11-17.
Gleeson put together a great defensive performance in a 15-10 road win at Southwestern on Friday night. The senior team captain forced seven turnovers and picked up four ground balls. She also won two draw controls in the game. Her defense won her the SAA Defensive Player of the Week award, but Gleeson was BSC's best offensive player in the game against Southwestern, as well. She accounted for nine of the Panthers 15 goals, with seven goals scored and two assists.
Wisener went through singles and doubles play without losing a single game in the Panthers 9-0 rout of MUW. He and his partner won 8-0 at No. 1 doubles. Then Wisener went on to win at No. 2 singles, 8-0, 8-0.