Skidmore College women's soccer sophomore goalkeeper Deirdre Walsh was named the Liberty League Defensive Player of the Week after registering back-to-back shutouts against conference opponents. Walsh made five saves in the Thoroughbreds (5-4-2, 2-0-2 Liberty League) 1-0 win at Bard and turned away four shots in Saturday's 1-0 win over Clarkson, improving to 5-1-2 on the season. She has conceded just one goal in four conference games this season, posting a .975 save percentage and a 0.33 goals against average in those contests. Walsh ranks fourth in the conference in save percentage (.860) and goals against average (0.76).
Skidmore hosts league-leading #11 William Smith at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17.