Amerson named SAA Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week

Amanda Amerson (photo by Jimmy Mitchell)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The first weekly Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week award winners were announced today by the Southern Athletic Association, with Birmingham-Southern sophomore Amanda Amerson being named Offensive Player of the Week.

Amerson, a midfielder from Orlando, Fla., recorded six goals in BSC's season-opening win against Millsaps on Saturday, including the game-winner with 3:08 left in the game to put the Panthers up 16-15 for the victory. She also had three assists and 10 shots, eight of those on-goal, as well as six ground balls and three draw controls.

Amerson and the Panthers are at home this weekend, hosting Centre on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. on Battle Field at Panther Stadium.