Thursday, September 19, 2013

Eclipse Select Alumni: Newsom nets MVC Goalkeeper of the Week

Aryn Newsom
CHICAGO (Sept. 19, 2013) -- Former Eclipse Select Soccer Club goalkeeper and Illinois State redshirt junior Aryn Newsom (Manteno, Ill.) was named Missouri Valley Conference Goalkeeper of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

Newsom earned her first shutout of the season during Illinois State’s 4-0 victory against SEMO on Friday, making two saves in that game. Then Newsom posted a career-best 13 saves in a 3-2 victory against No. 22 Marquette on Sunday. Ten saves came in the second half.

Gurson earns second weekly CCAC honor: Robert Morris senior forward Gordy Gurson (Buffalo Grove, Ill.) was named CCAC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season on Tuesday. Gurson tallied the lone goal as Robert Morris upset NAIA No. 2-ranked Hannibal-LaGrange College (Mo.), 1-0, last Saturday.

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