Aug 27, 2013
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Virginia junior midfielder Morgan Brian (St. Simons Island, Ga.) was named ACC Women's Soccer Co-Player of the Week, conference officials announced Tuesday. Brian shares the honor with her US Women's National Team teammate, North Carolina senior midfielder Crystal Dunn.
Brian was named MVP of last week's Klöckner Classic as the Cavaliers took the title with victories over VCU and Santa Clara. In Friday's 4-2 win over VCU, Brian had her first multi-assist game of her career, helping on Virginia's first and fourth goals. On Sunday, Brian had a goal and an assist in the 4-0 win over No. 9 Santa Clara.
It is the first ACC Player of the Week honor of Brian's career. On Tuesday, she was also named to TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week.
The No. 6 Cavaliers continue their homestand this weekend with a pair of games. Virginia hosts No. 7 Penn State on Friday at 5:30 p.m., in the first game of a doubleheader at Klöckner Stadium. The Virginia men follow at 8 p.m., as they host Louisville in their season opener. The Cavalier women's team concludes the weekend on Sunday as it hosts Richmond at 5 p.m.
Cavalier Football Notebook -- Miami WeekFootball11/16/17Two regular-season games remain for Virginia (6-4 overall, 3-3 ACC), which plays No. 2 Miami (9-0, 6-0) at noon Saturday at Hard Rock Stadium.Torres Makes Most of Learning OpportunityWomen's Soccer11/15/17Freshman Taryn Torres has scored a team-high eight goals for Virginia, which meets Pepperdine in the NCAA tourney's second round Friday night in Los Angeles.Billiard's Return Energizes CavaliersWomen's Volleyball11/14/17Virginia has won three of its past six matches with freshman Sarah Billiard in the lineup. Billiard missed 10 matches while recovering from a knee injury.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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