COLLEGE WOMEN: Soccer America Team of the Week (Week 9: Oct. 20-26)


Elise Matthews (South Carolina), Sr. (1)
Shuts out Ole Miss and Mississippi State on the road, making 18 saves in a scoreless tie vs. the Rebels and a diving stop on Betty Ann Casey to preserve 1-0 win over the Bulldogs.


Ginna Lewing (Delaware), Sr. (1)
Leads Blue Hens' defense in shutouts of St. Francis (Pa.), George Mason and James Madison, scoring the lone goal vs. JMU with a header off a corner kick.

Jessica Poole (St. Mary's), Sr. (1)
Gaels' defensive anchor heads home first goal in 2-1 triumph over San Diego, comes up big in the back in 0-0 tie with No. 8 Santa Clara.

Kelly Rowland (Florida State), Fr. (2)
Long throw-in produces only goal in 1-0 victory over North Carolina State as Seminoles post fifth successive shutout, fourth in a row in ACC.

Jen Zieky (Connecticut), Sr. (1)
Texas transfer scores twice in 6-0 rout of Syracuse, part of defensive effort that holds St. John's and SU to less than 10 shots in Husky wins.


Lori Chalupny (North Carolina), Soph. (3)
National-teamer scores one goal, assists another as No. 1 Tar Heels win ACC showdown with No. 6 Virginia to improve to 17-0-0; also sees action in Americans' tie with Italy in K.C.

Courtney Foster (Clemson), Fr. (1)
Nets gamewinners -- her third and fourth of the season -- as Tigers climb to .500 in ACC with victories at Wake Forest and against No. 9 Duke.

Sarah Hawkins (Gonzaga), Jr. (1)
Tallies two goals -- the finale from twin Annie's feed -- in 4-0 romp over Loyola Marymount in L.A., Zags' first WCC win in four years; follows up by assisting Walker Loseno's early strike in stun triumph over No. 11 Pepperdine.


Heidi Drummond (Penn State), Sr. (1)
Sets up Joanna Lohman's 87th-minute winner against Ohio State in Big Ten finale, nets a pair in Nittany Lions' 4-1 rout over No. 7 West Virginia.

Kristen Graczyk (Connecticut), Jr. (2)
Scores goals two minutes apart to lead Huskies past St. John's, 4-1, then gets a hat trick and assists two more in 6-0 destruction of Syracuse to claim Big East Conference's Northeast Division title.

Melanie Kasparek (Rhode Island), Soph. (1)
Scores twice in 3-0 win over St. Bonaventure, nets two more and assists two goals by twin Megan in 4-0 romp over Duquesne as Rams run unbeaten streak to six games.

Number of selections to SA Team of the Week in parentheses

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