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: UNC WeekFootball10/21/16At 3 p.m. Saturday, UVA (2-4, 1-1) hosts Coastal Division rival North Carolina (5-2, 3-1) in an ACC football game at Scott Stadium.Lucas Playing Key Role in TurnaroundField Hockey10/20/16Carrera Lucas' play at goalkeeper has helped No.9 Virginia, which hosts No. 7 Louisville on Friday night, win seven of its past eight games.Media Day NotebookMen's Basketball10/18/16Virginia, which advanced to the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight in 2015-16, opens the season Nov. 11 against UNC Greensboro at the Greensboro Coliseum.
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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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