Junior goalkeeper Nikki Panas was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday after a strong showing to start the season for the Sooners.
First road win of the season ✅— Oklahoma Soccer (@OU_WSoccer) August 27, 2019
First clean sheet of the season ✅
First @Big12Conference Defensive Player of the Week honor ✅
Congrats to junior goalkeeper Nikki Panas on earning the first defensive POW award this season!
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The Junior Arizona State transfer played a vital role in the Sooners double-overtime victory at Arkansas with two saves, while playing the entire match to help OU move to 2-0 on the season.
Panas’ teammate Kaylee Dao, broke the scoreless tie with a clutch goal in the 105th minute.
Panas and the Sooners continue their Season Thursday, Aug. 29, at 7 p.m against Oklahoma State in an anticipated Bedlam Matchup.