Marli Hayward Earns First ODAC Player of the Week Honor

Marli Hayward Earns First ODAC Player of the Week Honor

Marli Hayward Earns First ODAC Player of the Week Honor

FOREST, Va. -- Freshman Marli Hayward earned her first Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC) Player of the Week honor for her performance last week.

Hayward, a freshman from Haymarket, Va., helped Virginia Wesleyan remain in the top-three in the ODAC standings entering the final week in the Marlins 1-0-1 week. After aiding the VWC attack in a 3-2 win over Bridgewater, Hayward rescued a point from the Marlins' trip to Washington and Lee with both goals in a 2-2 draw. She brought the game to level at 1-1 with her tally in the 25th minute and then put VWC ahead, 2-1, in the 57th minute. For the season, Hayward leads the Marlins and is seventh in the ODAC with seven goals. Her 14 points also lead the squad and sit 12th in the league.