Claudia Melgar

Claudia Melgar (22) from Mexico City was named the River States Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for her 13-point week.

Oakland City University freshman Claudia Melgar was honored by the River States Conference Monday as the Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts on the field from September 6-12.

Melgar had a remarkable 13 points in two games to take home the award. She had two goals and three assists in the Lady Oaks 20-1 win over Lincoln Christian on September 6 and then followed that up with a hat trick in the team’s 5-3 win over Berea College on September 9.

The freshman is a Mexico City, Mexico native and midfielder that has totaled 18 points this season with seven goals and four assists in six games played.

She will lead her team to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Thursday, where they’ll take on Carlow University.

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