WVU Women's Soccer Ranked; Crowder Named CS360 Primetime Performer
Posted by WVU Sports Communications
its upset win over previous No. 1 Stanford, the West Virginia women's
soccer team returned to the national rankings this week, checking in at
No. 24 in Soccer America's Top 25. WVU is just outside the
national rankings in the latest National Soccer Coaches Association of
America poll, receiving nine votes.
Mountaineers return to action at home against sixth-ranked Penn State
on Friday, Aug. 31, in the WVU 90 Minute Classic. Kickoff at Dick Dlesk
Soccer Stadium is slated for 7 p.m. The match has been deemed a "Gold
Rush" and the Mountaineer Maniacs will distribute 150 gold shirts to
fans at the game.
weekend tournament will also feature ACC foe Miami and Big East member
Pitt. The two teams will play prior to WVU's match on Friday, with
kickoff slated for 5 p.m. at Dick Dlesk.
Jess Crowder was also recognized Tuesday, being named a
CollegeSoccer360.com Primetime Performer for her performance last
weekend. The Cary, N.C., native made the move from attacking midfielder
to outside back for the Stanford contest, logging a career-high 90
just her third career start, Crowder and the WVU defense recorded its
first shutout of the season against Stanford. The Cardinal were held
without a goal, snapping a 25-game streak of scoring at least one goal.
The Mountaineers allowed only one shot on-goal and one corner kick on