Football: Nia Christopher Earns Two Honours

September 25, 2023 | 0 Comments

After becoming Towson University’s all-time leading goal scorer earlier this month, Bermuda’s Nia Christopher has been named both the CAA Offensive Player of the Week and to the College Soccer News Team of the Week.

The University’s report said, “Towson women’s soccer senior forward Nia Christopher was named Coastal Athletic Association [CAA] Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday. Christopher led the Tigers to a 2-0 week that included two goals and one assist.

“Christopher became the all-time leader in career goals in a 2-0 win against Campbell on Sunday with her goal in the eighth minute. The Bermuda native also added a second half goal that turned out to be the game winner in the 69th minute. Christopher also added an assist in a 2-1 win at Elon this past Thursday.

“Christopher has 32 goals for her career, passing Emily Banes, who had 30. Christopher is also tied with Banes at 77 points, the most in a career in program history.

The Bermudian footballer was also named to the College Soccer News Team of the Week, who said, “Christopher is a playmaker. She contributed the helper on redshirt senior midfielder Phebe Canoles goal in Towson’s 2-1 on the road win over CAA opponent Elon and scored twice to lead the Tigers past Campbell 2-1 in Buies Creek. Christopher is now Towson’s all-time leader in career goals with 31.”

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