Heemskerk allowed just one goal during the week as the Cougars tied Appalachian State 0-0 in double overtime and fell to UNC-Greensboro 1-0. Heemskerk tallied four saves in each match.
Whittaker finished in third-place at the Palmetto Intercollegiate, hosted by the College of Charleston women's golf team at the Oak Point course on Kiawah Island. Whittaker shot rounds of 74-72-71 for a total score of 217 (+1) and helped the team to a sixth-place finish in the tournament.
2011-12 COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON STUDENT-ATHLETES OF THE WEEK SPONSORED BY PIGGLY WIGGLY
Aug. 29 - Andy Craven (men's soccer) and Sarah Havel (volleyball)
Sept. 5 - Kees Heemskerk (men's soccer) and Emily Shelton (volleyball)
Sept. 12 - Adam Seften (men's cross country) and Hannah Gmerek (women's soccer)
Sept. 19 - Zeke Horowitz (sailing) and Elyse Chubb (volleyball)
Sept. 26 - Ralphie Lundy (men's soccer) and Sloane White (volleyball)
Oct. 3 - Zeke Horowitz (sailing) and Dena O'Brien (women's cross country)
Oct. 10 - John Duke Hudson (men's golf) and Sarah Havel (volleyball)
Oct. 17 - Henry Smart (men's golf) and Sarah Boyle (women's swimming & diving)
Oct. 10 - Kees Heemskerk (men's soccer) and Leigh Whittaker (women's golf)