Alabama A&M’s Medina and Pitter Earn SWAC Women’s Soccer Weekly Honors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama A&M has earned a pair of Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) women’s soccer weekly honors as announced by the league on Wednesday, October 27.
 
Headlining those honors were senior goalkeeper Jodi Medina (Coral Springs, Fla.) as Goalkeeper of the Week and senior midfielder Tateyana Pitter (Kingston, Jamaica) as Defender of the Week.
 
GOALKEEPER OF THE WEEK – JODI MEDINA
Medina delivered a solid week that saw her produce back-to-back shutouts. Over the course of two games she made 14 saves and played a total of 180 minutes.
 
She opened the week against Southern (10/22) making seven saves and securing the shutout while playing the entire game.
 
Two days later she would close out the week against Jackson State (10/24) at Bulldog Field. Medina anchored the defense by playing 90 minutes once again and making seven saves to notch the 1-0 shutout victory.
 
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK – TATEYANA PITTER
Pitter was ever present over the course of two games this past week, logging 168 minutes.
 
She had an assist for the week while being a mainstay in the department of defense as the Bulldogs did not allow any goal on the week.
 
In the first game of the week against the Jaguars she played 78 minutes and assisted on one of AAMU’s goals that led to a 3-0 victory. The next game was against JSU where she saw all 90 minutes of action during a game that featured multiple subs and helped her team secure a shutout.
 
Medina, Pitter and the Bulldogs return to action on Friday, October 29 at Bulldog Field as they take on rival Alabama State with a 3 p.m. kickoff.
 

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