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College Soccer News – Women’s National Team Of The Week – Week Ending October 2, 2022

The Team Of The Week REcognizes Players Who Made A Significant Contribution To the Success Their Teams Had During The week

Reilyn Turner – Junior – Forward – UCLA – Turner is tough to contain. Turner sent a one-timer into the back of the frame after receiving a cross from Ally Cook, scored after running onto a through ball from Sofia Cook, and sent a left footed shot in rapid succession in the first half of play to power the Bruins past Oregon State 5-0. She also contributed a helper on the goal scored by Sofia Cook. UCLA also topped Oregon 3-1 earlier in the week securing two good on the road Pac-12 wins to improve to 11-0-0.
Pietra Tordin headshotPietra Tordin – Freshman – Forward – Princeton – Tordin gave the Princeton attack the additional punch it needed to secure two solid wins. She scored out of a breakaway in Princeton’s 2-0 win over Bucknell and contributed what provided to be the game-winning goal in a 2-0 Ivy League win over Dartmouth. Tordin has six goals on the season. Princeton gains momentum improving to 7-4-0 overall with a 1-1-0 mark in conference play.
Rebecca Cooke – Junior – Forward – Quinnipiac – Cooke was unstoppable scoring four times to power Quinnipiac to a 7-1 win over Siena with junior forward Courtney Chochol providing a program record four assists. Cooke followed that performance up with a two goal evening in the Bobcats subsequent 3-2 win over Fairfield. Quinnipiac is now 8-1-1 with a perfect 4-0-0 record in MAAC play.
Molly McLaughlinMolly McLaughlin – Graduate Student – Xavier – McLaughlin played a key role in two Xavier Big East Conference wins. She contributed the game-winning goal with an assist from Rachel Dewey in the Musketeer’s 1-0 win over Villanova and converted a penalty kick in their subsequent 2-0 win over Seton Hall. Xavier improves to 10-2-1 overall with a perfect 4-0-0 mark in Big Ten play.
Hailey Chambliss – Freshman – Midfielder – Missouri State – Chambliss was a difference maker for the Bears scoring both of Missouri State’s goals in their MVC win over Southern Illinois and providing the lone goal in their 1-0 MVC win over Valparaiso. Missouri State is now 7-4-2 with a 4-0-1 record in conference play. The Bears will seek to remain unbeaten in MVC plays with games coming up against Murray State at home on Thursday and Belmont in Nashville on Sunday.
Taylor Price – Freshman – Midfielder – Virginia Tech – Price came through in the clutch for the Hokies once again when she scored in the 85th minute of play with a double assist from Natalie Mitchell and Taylor Price to give Virginia Tech the edge they needed to upset North Carolina 2-1. The goal was Powell’s sixth of the year. The win over the Tar Heels was the first for Virginia Tech over a top five team since 2013. The Hokies improve to 9-2-1 with a 3-1-0 mark in ACC play.
Chaylyn Hubbard – Graduate Student – Midfielder – TCU – Hubbard has been a solid contributor at TCU since arriving on campus as a freshman. Her first career goal at TCU gave the Horned Frogs the edge they needed to top Kansas State 1-0 on the road in a Big 12 conference contest. TCU improves to 7-2-3 overall with a 2-0-1 mark in conference play. TCU head coach Eric Bell stated, “She’s (Hubbard) been a big part of what we’ve been able to do as a program. For it to be her first goal and for it to be the game-winner, I couldn’t be happier for her because she definitely deserves it.”
Croix Bethune – Senior – Midfielder – USC – Bethune had another productive week of play during which she contributed a helper on the goals scored by Simi Awujo and Simone Jackson and scored to help power USC past Oregon State 5-1. She followed that up with a two goal and one assist evening in USC’s 4-0 win over Oregon. The Trojans claim two good on the road Pac-12 wins to improve to 7-1-1 with a 3-0-0 mark in conference play. They will seek to increase their win total with Pac-12 games at home against Arizona on Thursday and Arizona State on Sunday.
Kennedy Wesley – Senior – Defender – Stanford – Wesley was an integral part of a Stanford defensive effort that shutout Arizona 2-0 while allowing only two shots on goal and Arizona State 2-0 while allowing only one shot on goal. Stanford picks up two good wins away from home to improve to 9-2-1 with a 2-1-0 record in conference play. The Cardinal have a competitive week coming up with Pac-12 games at home against Washington on Thursday and Washington State on Sunday.
Lawson Renie – Junior – Defender – Tennessee – Renie was a key part of a solid Tennessee defense that limited Ole Miss to a total of nine shots with only three on goal in route to securing a 1-0 shutout over the Rebels. Tennessee claims an impressive on the road SEC win over a very good Ole Miss team to improve to 7-3-1 with a 3-1-0 mark in conference play. Tennessee will continue SEC action when they host Missouri followed by a match against Georgia in Athens on Sunday.
Emily Mason – Sophomore – Defender – Rutgers – Mason contributed an assist on junior forward Allison Lowrey’s goal in Rutgers’ 1-1 tie on the road with Northwestern and scored twice to play a key role in Rutgers’ subsequent 3-0 win on the road over Purdue. She also put in a solid ninety minutes of play on the defensive side of the ball in both contests. Rutgers improves to 11-1-1 with a 3-0-1 mark in Big Ten play.
Savannah Madden – Graduate Student – Goalkeeper – Texas – Madden had a nine save evening anchoring a Texas defense that shutout Baylor 1-0 in a Big 12 Conference matchup. She now has a total of 21 career solo shutouts. Texas improves to 8-1-3 overall with a 2-0-1 mark in conference play. The Longhorns resume Big 12 play with contests at home against Kansas State on Thursday and Kansas on Sunday.
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