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Manski Named HL Defensive Player of the Week
Kristen Manski was named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week. (Ray Acevedo)
Kristen Manski was named Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week. (Ray Acevedo)

Monday, September 10, 2012

Valparaiso junior goalkeeper Kristen Manski (Saint Charles, Ill./North) has been named the Horizon League Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league office on Monday, after posting a pair of shutouts in net for the Crusaders last weekend.

Manski started the weekend by making six saves as Valpo defeated Western Michigan, 2-0.  The junior then earned her second clean sheet in three days on Sunday, stopping a pair of shots in the Crusaders’ 3-0 win over Bowling Green.

The pair of shutouts gives Manski four shutouts through the season’s first seven games and 16 for her career, just four clean sheets behind the Crusader career record of 20.  The junior’s four shutouts also lead the Horizon League, while she ranks second in goals against average (0.69).

Manski and the rest of the Crusaders have just one game this week, traveling to Fort Wayne to take on IPFW Sunday evening at 5 p.m. CDT.

M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler