Thursday, September 8, 2016

Eclipse alumna Stuenkel named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week


CHICAGO – Eclipse Select Soccer Club alumna Karly Stuenkel (St. Charles, Ill.) was honored by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday, earning Offensive Player of the Week accolades for her big performances this past weekend to lead Iowa to a pair of wins. The junior midfielder scored two goals during the team’s 4-1 win against Colorado State last Friday. Then on Sunday, Stuenkel tallied what proved to be the game-winning goal and assisted Iowa’s third goal – all in the opening 15 minutes – to lead the Hawkeyes to a 5-1 victory against SIU Edwardsville in Iowa City, Iowa.

Elsewhere Virginia freshman Alyssa Gorzak (Naperville, Ill.) recently tallied a goal to lead the No. 3 Cavaliers to a 2-0 victory against No. 25 Pepperdine at Klockner Stadium.

North Carolina freshman Zoe Redei (Highland Park, Ill.) tallied her third goal in five games thus far in her collegiate career, helping the Tar Heels to a 2-0 win against Villanova on Sunday at the Duke Nike Classic in Durham, N.C. She earned all-tournament honors.

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