West Babylon, N.Y.-University of Bridgeport freshman goalkeeper Helena Dahlstrom (Stockholm, Sweden) has been selected as the East Coast Conference Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for her outstanding play in matches that took place from September 30 through October, 6. 2019.
Dahlstrom went undefeated on the week at 1-0-1 with a 0.90 goals against average, helping UB earn a hard-fought 2-2 draw at Franklin Pierce on Monday and defeated Daemen on the road, 1-0, on Saturday. Helena has notched clean sheets in two of her last three matches on the year. After making two stops at FPU, she recorded a season-high six saves at Daemen, including stopping a penalty kick late in the match to preserve the big win for her team.
This week, the UB women's soccer team will host American International on Tuesday night and New York Tech on Saturday afternoon.