UF: Becky Browndorf and Emily Heller Honored by American Athletic Conference

GAINESVILLE, Fla. - After defeating then-No. 7 Loyola on Saturday, two Gators earned American Athletic Conference accolades, as the league announced Monday afternoon.

Becky Browndorf was tabbed as the AAC Defender of the Week and Emily Heller was named as AAC Midfielder of the Week - her second-straight conference honor.Browndorf - earning the first weekly honor of her career - finished the game against the Greyhounds with a team-high three groundballs and two caused turnovers.The senior defender had the task of marking Loyola's Jillian Wilson, holding her to just 1-of-2 shooting on the afternoon.Emily Heller paced Florida's offense in the victory, finishing with three goals on four shots. That was the senior midfielder's second-straight hat trick.The Babylon, N.Y. native also registered a team-high five draw controls and two groundballs in the Top-10 win.The Gators are back in action on Tuesday when the team hosts Colgate. Opening draw is slated for 6:30 p.m. at Donald R. Dizney Stadium.Attack Player of the Week: Isabella Peterson, James MadisonMidfielder of the Week: Emily Heller, FloridaDefensive Player of the Week: Becky Browndorf, FloridaGoalkeeper of the Week: Paige Gunning, VanderbiltFreshman of the Week: Brianna Mennella, James MadisonHonor Roll: Grace Wehland, Cincinnati | Leah Bestany, East Coarlina | Belle Mastropietro, Temple | Bri Gross, Vanderbilt | Caroline Kimel, East Carolina

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