Navy Athlete of the Week Presented by Rolls Royce: Paloma Perez, Women's Soccer
Sept. 11, 2012
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Women's soccer junior forward Paloma Perez (Mobile, Ala.) has been named the Navy Athlete of the Week Presented by Rolls Royce for the week ending September 9. The Naval Academy Athletic Association will be honoring one student-athlete each week from one of its 32 varsity sports during the 2012-13 academic year based on athletic performance.
Watch a video interview with Perez below.
Perez was named the Most Valuable Player of the Navy Invitational after the Mids posted a 2-0 mark last weekend to capture the team title.
Perez scored two goals in Friday night's 3-0 win over Rider, her second multi-goal effort of the season. Perez scored her first goal, the game-winner, in the 21st minute and added another in the 88th minute.
Perez leads Navy (7-1-0) with 13 points on four goals and five assists.
The Mids will host James Madison on Friday at 7:00 PM and will also host VMI on Sunday at 2:00 PM.