Lindsey Romig named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

Senior goalkeeper Lindsey Romig has been named SEC Defensive Player of the Week.

Romig recorded a career-high nine saves Friday in the Lady Vols’ 2-1 win at Florida.

She recorded five saves over the final 25 minutes of the match. Romig made six saves from inside the 18-yard box.

Tennessee has recorded four shutouts in its last five matches.

The conference award is Romig’s third during her career. She earned the honor twice during the 2020-21 season.

The Lady Vols return to action Thursday, hosting No. 11 Alabama at Regal Soccer Stadium.

Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. EDT and the game will be broadcast on SEC Network+.

Story originally appeared on Vols Wire