USCB Sports Information
USCB women’s soccer shut out Allen, 8-0, on Wednesday afternoon to end the regular season, and with the victory, head coach Jay Harris claimed his 49th career win, surpassing inaugural coach Ed Heberling on the all-time career wins list.
USCB (11-6-1) went on attack mode from the opening kickoff taking multiple shots before Jenny Hesby found the back of the net in the 22nd minute. It was Hesby’s first career goal
Eva Kristjansdottir added to the tally just 90 seconds later, putting one past Allen’s goalkeeper from the penalty spot.
Brodersen capped off the half with her first goal of the season in the 37th minute on an assist from Ellie Fielding. The goal was the eighth of Brodersen’s career.
The Sand Sharks cruised in the second half, netting five goals in the final 45 minutes. Mari Kalvatn scored her first goal of the match in the 56th minute and then her second just six minutes later to giver her nine on the season and 44 for her career.
Lexi Kaeser and Savanna Page followed suit over the course of the next 14 minutes, while Julia Gherardi capped off the scoring with a PK goal in the final seconds of the match.
USCB awaits its opponent in the Continental Athletic Conference Tournament. The conference postseason tournament begins in the semifinals on Friday, Nov. 11 in Lawrenceville, Ga.
Worrell nabs 8th Player of the Week honor in 2022
For the second consecutive week, USCB women’s soccer goalkeeper Emily Worrell earned another conference player of the week honor on Monday, Oct. 31. This week came from the Continental Athletic Conference office, as she garnered her fourth CAC Defensive Player of the Week accolade during the 2022 season.
With her weekly honor, she has now won eight player of the week honors – four from the Peach Belt Conference and four from the Continental Athletic Conference.
In the one-game week, Worrell saw out a 3-0 win over NCAA DI South Carolina State on the road. This was her eighth shutout of the year and 10th shutout of her career.
On the season, Worrell has claimed nine victories and has moved her goals against average (GAA) to below one goal allowed per game. She has amassed more than 1,400 minutes and has better than an 85 save percentage.