Rough Riders, Surf Feature On UWS Team of the Week

UWS, Long Island Rough Riders
The Rough Riders Kimberly Marra of Sayville and Sofia Sanchez of Deer Park.

Two Long Island Rough Riders and a member of the New York Surf were named to United Women’s Soccer’s (UWS) Team of the Week For Week VIII.

From the Rough Riders, defender Kimberly Marra of Sayville was selected for Team of the Week’s Starting XI along with the Surf’s Midfielder Corinna Ferrante of Patchogue. Marra was credited with strong defensive play in Long Island’s 5-1 win over the Rochester Lady Lancers. Ferrante scored twice in the Surf’s 5-0 win over New York Magic.

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In addition, Long Island’s Sofia Sanchez of Deer Park received Honorable Mention honors this week after scoring in the Rough Riders’ victory over Rochester.

UWS TEAM OF THE WEEK (WEEK VIII)
  • F BETHANY BALCER (GRFC Women)* — 7 goals & 2 assists in two wins
  • F TATIANA ARIZA (Houston Aces)* — 2 goals including GWG vs. RSL Women
  • F KATE HOWARTH (New England Mutiny)* — breaks team all-time scoring mark
  • MF JACKIE BRUNO (New Jersey Copa FC)* — controlled midfield in win over New England
  • MF CORINNA FERRANTE (New York Surf) — 2 goals in win over NY Magic
  • MF ALYSSA BURKE (Detroit Sun FC) — 2 goals in win over Fort Wayne
  • MF AMANDA PAK (Calgary Foothills Women’s FC) — top 3 selection for Calgary in both games
  • D CLARE CARLSON (GRFC Women) — goal, led defense in two shutout wins
  • D BRITTANY CHAMPAGNE (New England Mutiny) — goal in win over Magic
  • D KIMBERLY MARRA (Long Island Rough Riders)* — led defense in win over Rochester
  • GK REILLEY OTT (GRFC Women) — made 6 total saves in two shutout wins
HONORABLE MENTION
  • F MARISSA SWINDELL (Toledo Villa FC) — goal, assist in win over FC Indiana
  • F HALEY CRAWFORD (Lancaster Inferno)* — hat trick in win over Rochester
  • F KODI LAVRUSKY (Santa Clarita Blue Heat) — goal, assist in win over Calgary
  • MF BRADY RILEY (Indy Premier SC) # — 2 goals, assist in 4-3 win over MLFC
  • MF SOFIA SANCHEZ (Long Island Rough Riders) — goal in win over Rochester
  • MF CAMILLE BOWEN (New Jersey Copa FC) — great two-play in win over New England
  • D LIZ WENGER (Lancaster Inferno) — assist, led defense in win over Rochester

* 2nd appearance on UWS Team Of The Week
# 3rd appearance on UWS Team Of The Week