Women's Team of the Week: April 13

Women's Team of the Week: April 13
by TopDrawerSoccer
April 13, 2021

It’s win or go home time for many teams in Women’s Division I soccer.

Northern Kentucky senior midfielder Kailey Ivins ensured her side would play for a spot in the NCAA tournament.

Ivins scored a goal and had two assists in Sunday’s 3-0 win against UIC, securing the latest Women’s Player of the Week nod. One week of regular season and conference games remain until next week’s Selection Show for the NCAA Tournament.

Player of the Week: Kailey Ivins, Northern Kentucky

She also scored last Monday in the regular season finale, a 2-0 victory against Wright State. Check out some of the other top performances from the past week of action in DI women’s soccer.

Women’s Team of the Week: April 5-11

GK Kenna Caldwell, Texas A&M – Three saves from Caldwell secured a shutout for Texas A&M in a Top 10 win against TCU. The Aggies became the first team to defeat the Horned Frogs during the 2020-21 season.

D Hannah Sharts, Colorado – Playing 200 minutes against Arizona and Arizona State, Sharts helped the Buffaloes pick up a draw and win respectively.

D Megan Bornkamp, Clemson – Bornkamp bagged a brace and helped Clemson win 2-1 against in-state rivals South Carolina.

M Delanie Sheehan, UCLA – One of UCLA’s senior stars scored the winning goal at Stanford, securing the first win for the Bruins against the Cardinal since 2014. The Bruins returned home from a trip to Northern California with a Pac-12 championship, beating Stanford and Cal.

M Kailey Ivins, Northern Kentucky – The senior has a career-high five goals this season, a career-high for the Horizon League side.

M Croix Bethune, USC – Three goals and an assist from Bethune led USC to a 5-0 win against California. The Women of Troy came away from a trip to Northern California with a win and a draw versus Stanford.

M Ashley Shimberg, Middle Tennessee – Making her college debut against Marshall, Shimberg scored four goals from the bench in just 52 minutes.

M Lucy Porter, Hofstra – Another game, another prolific performance from Hofstra. Porter was once again involved in several goals, scoring a hat trick in a 7-2 win over Towson.

F Cameron Tucker, BYU – A goal and assist from Tucker led BYU to an important 2-1 win against Pepperdine, as the two teams jostle for second place in the WCC.

F Sam Gerhart, High Point – Three goals from Gerhart led High Point to a perfect season and a Big South regular season championship.

F Marcy Barberic, Buffalo – Few players in the country are as in form as Barberic at the moment. She has five goals in the last three games, including three in the past two. Most importantly, Barberic tallied the winner in the MAC tournament to help Buffalo advance.

Honorable Mention: M Alexis Mitchell (South Dakota), Jelena Sever (Wisconsin-Milwaukee), D Allison Lynch (Rutgers), D Ella Shamburger (Vanderbilt), D Caitlin Cosme (Duke), F Ally Schlegel (Penn State)

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