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Morgan Brian Named ACC Women's Soccer Co-Player of the Week

Morgan Brian

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.

 

 

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