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Throughout her career, Emina Ekic’s proven the ability to find the back of the net or setup goals for teammates.
She was at it again over the past week in ACC action, having a hand in all five goals Louisville scored in shutout wins against Boston College and Syracuse.
While not the upper tier of the conference, it was still provided much-needed wins for the Cardinals after losing a close 1-0 game against
Player of the Week: Emina Ekic, Louisville
Check out some of the other top performances from the past week of action in Women’s Division I soccer.
Team of the Week: September 28-October 4
D Caitlin Cosme, Duke: Cosme anchored her side’s back line against Clemson, a 1-0 win over the Tigers. The defender made a goal-saving clearance in the second half, which provided the crucial difference. She also completed 91% of 68 passes attempted and made nine interceptions.
M Abby Boyan, Georgia: It’s been more than a solid start for the Bulldogs, which continued over the weekend with a 1-0 win against Tennessee. Boyan bagged the game winner, completing 90% of 31 passes.
M Jaelin Howell, Florida State: It was a dominant road trip for the Seminoles, which trounced Wake Forest and Virginia Tech by 4-0 scores. Howell scored against the Hokies, and then helped lock things down in another dominant win over the Demon Deacons.
F Emina Ekic, Louisville: As Ekic goes, so goes the Cardinal attack. Keep an eye on her when she’s up against the best of the conference. They have the week off before at October 15 trip to Virginia, while an end of the month game against North Carolina is also on the docket.
F Rebecca Jarrett, Virginia: The winger was hard to shackle in wins against Pitt and Miami over the weekend. She scored UVA’s third goal on Sunday, after having a hand in the first two in a 3-0 win. Several starters for the Cavaliers remain sidelined, making the attacker even more important.
All stats cited courtesy of InStat Football.