Ally Miller earns second-straight student-athlete of the week honor
Aug. 20, 2012
MILWAUKEE - Women's soccer player Ally Miller earns GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week honors after being named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week on Aug. 20.
Miller was tabbed BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week following her efforts in a 4-0 win over St. Bonaventure on Aug. 17. The senior anchored a defensive unit that allowed two shots, including just one shot on goal. The senior also assisted on the first goal of the match and played 79 minutes.
Miller, the 2012 BIG EAST Conference Preseason Defensive Player of the Year, also earned student-athlete of the week honors last Monday after scoring the game-winner in Marquette's 1-0 exhibition victory against Wisconsin.
The Golden Eagles return to action Friday, Aug. 24 at Valley Fields against Milwaukee at 8:30 p.m. CT.
2012-13 GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week
||Miller was tabbed BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week following her efforts in a 4-0 win over St. Bonaventure on Aug. 17. The senior anchored a defensive unit that allowed two shots, including just one shot on goal. The senior also assisted on the first goal of the match and played 79 minutes.
||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.