With some upsets among the Top 25 teams, there were plenty of candidates for the TopDrawerSoccer Women’s Division I Team of the Week. There were goal scorers that spurred comebacks and goalkeepers that helped make history.
TDS Women’s Team of the Week (Sept. 11-17)
GK Brielle Preece, Pepperdine - Preece made made nine saves in the Pepperdine 1-1 draw against UCLA, the first draw for the Waves against the Bruins since 2011. Preece made three saves in the 4-1 win over UC Irvine.
D Nicole Molen, USC - Molen recorded an assist in the 2-1 win over Loyola Marymount. She was also a key player in the 3-1 win over San Diego.
D Hannah Alspach, Auburn - Alspach scored the game-winner in Auburn’s 1-0 win over Texas A&M last week.
M Joanna Boyles, North Carolina - Boyles assisted on the game-winner in North Carolina’s upset win over Florida State last week.
M Sophie Cortes, UNLV - Cortes scored three of the four Revels goals last week in wins over UC Riverside and Cal State Bakersfield. Cortes leads the Mountain West Conference in goals, assists, and points.
M Imani Dorsey, Duke - Dorsey scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Blue Devils’ 3-0 win over Virginia Tech on Sunday.
F Bridget Daley, Idaho - Idaho was trailing 4-1 in the second half to Memphis before Daley and her teammates charged to a 5-4 win. Daley scored two goals in the comeback victory. She also had the game-winner in the 6-0 win over Nevada.