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Lyon's Erica Cox named TranSouth Defensive Player of the Week

Batesville, AR (Lyon) Lyon College's Erica Cox was named TranSouth Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 10th, according to a press release from the league office.

Cox, a senior goalkeeper from Antelope, Calif., logged 90 minutes in goal in a 6-0 shutout victory over Belhaven University. The senior saved seven shots and notched her fifth shutout of the year. Cox leads the TranSouth in Goals Against Average and has allowed just 0.59 goals per match. Her shutout total ties her for the league lead with MMC's Hanit Schwarz.

Lyon College is 7-3 overall and sits in second place in the TranSouth with a 2-1 record. The Scots are receiving votes in the current NAIA Top 25 Coaches' Poll.

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