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Women's Team of the Week: October 6

Article Written by TopDrawerSoccer
Published: October 6, 2020

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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

GK Maddy Anderson, Mississippi State: Another strong effort from Anderson, who made five saves, helped Miss State win against in-state rivals Ole Miss.

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.

D Anna Patten, South Carolina: The English center back played 90 minutes, helping shut out Kentucky by a 1-0 score. She assisted on the game-winning goal, and completed 89% of 55 passes.

D Jordan Brewster, West Virginia: Along with converting a goal from the penalty spot, Brewster aided a WVU defensive effort that limited Texas to just four shots in a 2-1 win for the Mountaineers.

M Charlotte Teeter, Texas Tech: A road upset was avoided thanks to Teeter’s late goal, her second of the game in a 2-2 draw with Oklahoma.

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 Cassidy Nurnberger, Missouri: A 62nd minute goal stood up to late pressure from Vanderbilt, as Missouri picked up their first win of the 2020 season, a 2-1 defeat of the Commodores.

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.

M Kouri Peace, Florida: The midfielder assisted on Florida’s two goals, beating Alabama by a 2-1 score.

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.

Honorable Mention: D Sarah Clark (Virginia), M Samantha Meza (North Carolina), F Parker Goins (Arkansas), F Catherine Barry (South Carolina), M Kalyssa van Zanten (Notre Dame)

All stats cited courtesy of InStat Football.

Related Topics: Atlantic Coast, Big 12, SEC
 
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