COLLEGE WOMEN: Soccer America Team of the Week (Week 5: Sept. 20-26)


Megan Rivera (Auburn), Sr. (1)

Breaks SEC career shutout record with shutouts in Auburn's 1-0 win over then-No. 7 Florida and 1-0 win over South Carolina, giving her 30 in her Tiger career.


Michelle Biehl (Villanova), Sr. (1)

Leads the Cats' defense that shuts out then-No. 11 West Virginia (1-0) and Seton Hall (1-0) to give it seven shutouts in 10 games.

Brea Griffiths (Princeton), Sr. (1)

Scores first goal in a 3-0 win over Yale and leads backline that holds Hartford to just four shots in 4-0 win.

Gillian Hatch (Virginia), Sr. (1)

Anchors defense that allows Florida State just five shots and zero corners in 1-0 win and posts its seventh shutout in nine games.


Jamie Artsis (Michigan), Fr. (1)

Records assist on game-winning goal in double overtime against Minnesota (1-0) and first hat trick to lead the Wolverines past Iowa (4-0).

Sierra Schlesinger (California), Jr. (1)

Posts her first career hat trick in 5-0 victory over Pacific as 7-1-1 Cal equals 2003 victory total.

Brittany Timko (Nebraska), Soph. (3)

Records the game-tying goal and game-winning assist against Creighton (3-2), scores the game-winner just 57 seconds into the game against Kansas (1-0) and collects three goals in a span of 2:18 against Iowa State (3-2).

Amanda Urtuzuastegui (Arizona), Fr. (1)

First collegiate goal, on header, gives 8-1-0 Wildcats a 1-0 victory at BYU.


Chelsea Card (Utah), Fr. (1)

Comes off the bench to score two goals in 4-1 win over Washington State and sets up the game-winning goal with steal and pass in a 1-0 overtime victory over Utah State.

Casey McCluskey (Duke), Sr. (1)

Leads the Blue Devils to a pair of victories with three goals and an assist against Davidson (8-0) and a goal and an assist ranked Wake Forest (2-0)

Christine Sinclair (Portland), Jr. (2)

Scores twice in 3-1 win over Texas and adds one goal and three assists in 5-2 victory over Oregon.

* In parentheses is the number of selections to the Team of the Week.

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