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Virginia's Brian earns Women's Freshman of the Year award
December 15th, 2011 2:44AM
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[SOCCER AMERICA AWARDS] Morgan Brian, who helped lead Virginia to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Tournament, is the 2011 Soccer America Women's Freshman of the Year.

Brian, the 2011 Gatorade National Player of the Year out of Frederica Academy on Saint Simons Island, Ga., had 11 goals and eight assists during her rookie season with the Cavaliers.

Seven of her goals came against conference foes, including all three of her game-winning goals.

Brian's best game of the season came in the third round of the NCAA Tournament against ACC rival Virginia Tech when she scored two goals and added an assist on Lauren Alwine's goal with a nifty backheel in the Cavs' 4-0 win.

Brian is the third player from an ACC school to be named Freshman of the Year in the last three years.

2011 -- Morgan Brian (Virginia)
2010 -- Crystal Dunn (North Carolina)
2009 -- Victoria DiMartino (Boston College)
2008 -- Lindsay Taylor (Stanford)
2007 -- Sanna Talonen (Florida State)
2006 -- Michele Weissenhofer (Notre Dame)
2005 -- Kerri Hanks (Notre Dame)
2004 -- Lara Dickenmann (Ohio State)
2003 -- Heather O'Reilly (North Carolina)
2002 -- Lindsay Tarpley (North Carolina)
2001 -- Christine Sinclair (Portland)
2000 -- Lindsay Browne (Clemson)
1999 -- Christie Welsh (Penn State)
1998 -- Mary-Frances Monroe (Connecticut)
1997 -- Anne Makinen (Notre Dame)
1996 -- Laurie Schwoy (North Carolina)
1995 -- Cindy Parlow (North Carolina)
1994 -- Staci Wilson (North Carolina)
1993 -- Cindy Daws (Notre Dame)
1992 -- Thori Staples (N.C. State)
1991 -- Tisha Venturini (North Carolina)
1990 -- Tiffeny Milbrett (Portland)
1989 -- Kristine Lilly (North Carolina)
1988 -- Heather Taggart (Wisconsin)
1986 -- Brandi Chastain (California)

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