Sept. 17, 2012 - Release in PDF
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Fueled by a 2-0-0 week, Georgetown had two players earn BIG EAST women’s soccer weekly honors as sophomore Daphne Corboz was named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week and junior Alexa St. Martin was tabbed BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week. Additionally, Providence sophomore Jessica Goudreault earned BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week honors, while Connecticut redshirt-freshman Andrea Plucenik was named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week.
Corboz earned BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week honors after scoring three goals in a 2-0-0 week. The sophomore registered her first career hat trick with three goals in an 8-0 win over Seton Hall on Sept. 14. Corboz also helped the team in a 1-0 win at then-No. 16/20 Rutgers on Sept. 16 and totaled 146 minutes of game action in the two victories.
St. Martin was tabbed BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week after she helped Georgetown secure a pair of shutouts. The junior played 84 minutes in an 8-0 win over Seton Hall on Sept. 14 and played the full 90 minutes in a 1-0 victory over then-No. 16/20 Rutgers on Sept. 16. St. Martin helped hold Rutgers’ top scorer Jonelle Filigno without a shot on goal.
Goudreault earned BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week honors after posting a shutout and helping the Friars to a 2-0-0 week. The sophomore had three saves in a 2-0 win at St. John’s on Sept. 14. Goudreault also made one save in a 2-1 win over Syracuse on Sept. 16.
Plucenik was cited as the BIG EAST Rookie of the Week after she registered a hat trick with three goals in a 5-1 win against St. John’s on Sept. 16. The rookie scored the three goals on six shot attempts. She ranks second on the team with nine points.
Alexandra Eagle, USF, Sr., D/M
Helped USF earn a 0-0 double-overtime draw against Pittsburgh on Sept. 16.
Lauren Elia, Providence, Fr., F
Scored both goals in a 2-1 win over Syracuse on Sept. 16.
Ally Miller, Marquette, Sr., M
Anchored a defense that had a shutout in a 2-0-0 week; scored a goal in a 2-0 win over George Mason on Sept. 16.
Stephanie Soma, Seton Hall, R-Sr., F
Had both goals in a 2-0 win over Villanova on Sept. 16; it was the first multi-goal game of her career.
Crystal Thomas, Notre Dame, Fr., F
Had five points in a 2-0-0 week; scored two goals off three shots on goal in wins over Louisville and Cincinnati.
HOYA SAXA EIGHT TIMES - Georgetown scored eight goals in an 8-0 win over Seton Hall on Sept. 14 at home. It was the Hoyas’ highest number of goals scored against a BIG EAST opponent, breaking the mark of six set in a 6-0 win over Pittsburgh during the 2011 season. It also was the most scored by a Georgetown team since a 9-1 win over Howard during the 2003 season.
ND’S SEVENTH HEAVEN – Seven different ND players scored goals as the Fighting Irish beat Cincinnati 7-0 on Sept. 16. The seven goals were the most for the Fighting Irish in a conference match since Oct. 9, 2005, when Notre Dame rang up a 7-0 win at Seton Hall. Notre Dame chalked up a season-high 35 shots and 15 shots on goal, posted a 35-9 edge in total shots and a 15-1 margin in shots on goal.