Aug. 13, 2012
MILWAUKEE - This week's GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week is women's soccer player Ally Miller, who netted the game-winning goal against Wisconsin in MU's 1-0 exhibition victory over the Badgers on Thursday.
Miller, the 2012 BIG EAST Conference Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, scored the goal on a header off a perfectly-placed corner kick from senior Megan Jaskowiak.
Miller was an All-BIG EAST Third Team selection in 2011 and has started 63 of 66 matches in her Marquette career, including every match during her sophomore and junior seasons.
The Golden Eagles open the regular season on August 17 at 7:40 p.m. against St. Bonaventure at Valley Fields.
2012-13 GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week
||Miller netted the game-winning goal in Marquette's exhibition opener against Wisconsin on Thursday, Aug. 9.
||Thomas averaged 24.3 points, 6.7 assists and 3.3 rebounds in the 2012 Scion Dental Milwaukee Summer Pro-Am Tournament to claim MVP honors. The Racine native notched 35 points and 10 assists in the championship game.
||Track & Field
||Kennedy claimed gold Saturday at the 2012 Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships in the women's hammer throw with a toss of 50.85 meters (166 feet, 10 inches) in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
||Sjoberg took home Best Defender honors at the Thunder Bay Chill awards dinner last week. The 6-foot-7 Swedish stopper helped the Chill post a 13-2-1 record in USL Premier Development League action on its way to a Heartland Division trophy.
||Carlson, who is a returning AVCA All-American, was named the 2011-12 BIG EAST Conference Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award winner for women's volleyball. Carlson carries a theology and psychology double major and ranked 17th in the NCAA in hitting percentage in 2011.
||Kelly helped her club team, the KC Dynamos, to the U23 United States Amatuer Soccer Association National Region II Cup and earned a berth in the National Cup Finals, July 20-22.
||Crowder was selected with the 34th pick in the 2012 NBA draft by the Cleveland Cavaliers before his rights were traded to the Dallas Mavericks. He is the 55th MU player selected in the draft.