Coleman Named American's Offensive Player of the Week

Aug. 25, 2014

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By Jenna Marina

ORLANDO, Fla. ( - UCF senior Tatiana Coleman was named the American Athletic Conference's Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, earning the league's first honor of the 2014 season.

Coleman, who was a preseason all-conference first team selection, has earned the distinction once previously.

The Boca Raton, Florida, native scored both goals for No. 23/19 UCF in its 2-1 season opening win over Miami. The win helped the Knights (1-0) stay unbeaten versus the Hurricanes over the last five meetings.

Defender Sophie Howard also received a shoutout on the honor roll for her performance, which included an assist on Coleman's first goal of the game.

In national news, the Knights bumped up one spot in's Top-25 on Monday to No. 23.

UCF heads to Texas to face ninth-ranked Texas A&M on Friday at 9 p.m. ET and TCU on Sunday at 2 p.m. ET.

UCF soccer is presented by Napleton's Volkswagen. Season tickets are now available for $30, good for one-general admission seat to all 2014 regular season home matches. As a bonus, season-ticket holders will also receive a special soccer scarf. The GOLD Pass, which includes one general admission seat for all home men's soccer, women's soccer, volleyball, softball, women's basketball and track & field events, is available for $90. For more information on how to purchase tickets, visit or call 407-UCF-1000.



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