Women's Team of the Week: October 24

Women's Team of the Week: October 24
by TopDrawerSoccer
October 24, 2023

Wisconsin headed into the week knowing it needed two wins to guarantee a home game in the first round of the Big Ten tournament. Olivia Curry stepped up big time as the only outfield player to play every minute in clean-sheet wins versus Maryland and No. 8 Penn State. And with an assist against Maryland plus an impressive defensive showing as Wisconsin handed Penn State its first loss of the season, the Sophomore from Pennsylvania earns Player of the Week.

Player of the Week: Olivia Curry, Wisconsin

Team of the Week: October 16-October 22

GK Jenna Hall, Bucknell – The senior keeper made ten saves in an upset of Princeton and another five against Lafayette to give the Bisons two wins and two clean sheets on the week.

D Olivia Curry, Wisconsin – Curry was a star in a massive week for Wisconsin.

D Emilie Gardner, Bowling Green – The defender created plenty of opportunities this week, providing three assists in wins versus Central Michigan and Ball State.

D Lillian Yordy, Northern Kentucky – Yordy stepped up big time in a pivotal conference game, providing two assists in a 3-1 victory over Detroit Mercy.

M Mya Jones, Memphis – The Canadian attacker scored twice and assisted three in wins versus UAB and Temple.

M Onyi Echegini, Florida State – Echegini ensured Florida State maintained an undefeated record with three goals in wins versus Pittsburgh and Duke.

M Maddie Kemp, Gonzaga – The senior ensured Gonzaga earned an away win at Pacific, with her hattrick proving to be the difference in a 5-2 result.

M Alyssa Kellar, Omaha – The Iowa native was on fire with two goals and two assists versus St. Thomas.

F Kaelyn Miller, Fresno State – Two braces plus an assist in wins versus Air Force and Colorado College earns Miller a spot in the TOTW.

F Emily Gaebe, Saint Louis – Two goals each against Duquesne and Saint Joseph’s ensured Saint Louis had a perfect week.

F Sophia Jaime, UIC – Jaime stepped up big for UIC with game-winners against Illinois State and Valparaiso.

Honorable Mention: GK Lex Gonzalez (Florida Atlantic), D Lauryn Anglim (Nebraska), D Lauren Spaanstra (Middle Tennessee), D Amelia Loeffler (North Dakota), M Tori Waldeck (Pepperdine), M Emely van der Vliet (Quinnipiac), M Kayla Fernandez (Tulsa), M Jordan Fusco (Tennessee), F Amanda Cripps (Niagara), F Elle Scott (Fairfield), F Emma Jaskaniec (Wisconsin), F Jazmine Wilkinson (Texas A&M)

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