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Miami freshman Kristina Fisher named NSCAA College Player of the Week

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Via NSCAA) – University of Miami freshman Kristina Fisher earned the first NSCAA College Player of the Week award of the 2016 season.

Fisher made her collegiate debut by becoming the first Hurricane since 2008—and fifth all-time—with multiple goals in a season opener, and the second player with five-plus points in the first match of a season. She also became the second Miami freshman to record two goals in a season opener.

Against North Florida, she started and recorded two goals, one assist and six shots in just 49 minutes of play. She followed up later in the weekend with a goal and two additional assists in the team’s match against Stetson.

The NSCAA College Players of the Week are announced every Tuesday throughout the college regular season on Winners will include a men’s and women’s winner from all three NCAA divisions and the Junior College level.

The next announcement of the NSCAA College Players of the Week will be Tuesday, Aug. 30.