Surf Trio Garner UWS Weekly Honors

New York Surf
From left: Erica Murphy, Brooke Salmon and Rachel Corboz (photo via The Hoya).

Three members of the New York Surf garnered weekly honors from United Women’s Soccer following the team’s 3-2 win over the Long Island Rough Riders this past weekend.

Erica Murphy, who scored all three Surf goals, was named to the UWS Team of the Week Starting XI for Week IX. Her teammates Rachel Corboz and Brooke Salmon received honorable mentions.

STARTING XI
  • F BETHANY BALCER (GRFC Women) # – 3 goals & assist continues torrid scoring run
  • F ERICA MURPHY (New York Surf) – 3 goals lead Surf to possible wild card berth
  • F CARISSIMA CUTRONA (Western New York Flash) $ – 4 goals, assist in win over NY Magic
  • MF KEARA THOMPSON (Calgary Foothills Women’s FC) – first-half sub scores 3 goals & assist in 4-1 win
  • MF KATRINA KOOMEN (Michigan Legends FC) – 2 goals, assist in playoff-clinching win
  • MF DEYNA CASTELLANOS (Santa Clarita Blue Heat) $ – 2 goals including 35-yard golazo
  • MF MARISSA ANIOLOWSKI (New England Mutiny) – first half sub scores 2 goals in 4-0 win
  • D ALEXA SIEGEL (Fort Wayne United Gryphons) – led defensive shutout in season finale
  • D NATALIE KUIKKA (Santa Clarita Blue Heat) # – another UWS TOTW selection for FSU standout
  • D JENNY BITZER (New Jersey Copa FC) – right back shut down Lancaster’s top scorer
  • GK EMILY BURNS * (Calgary Foothills Women’s FC) – 8 saves to keep Calgary in game
HONORABLE MENTION
  • F MADISON SCHUPBACH (Detroit Sun FC) # – 2 goals in season finale win over Toledo
  • F BRENNA BROWN (New England Mutiny) * – 2 goals in season finale win over WNY
  • MF RACHEL CORBOZ (New York Surf) – creativity & distribution in 3-2 win over Long Island
  • D BROOKE SALMON (New York Surf) – led defense to most important win of season
  • GK ADRIANA MALDONADO (So Cal Crush FC) * – 12 saves in 2-1 loss to West champions
  • GK JORDAN KAMP (Lancaster Inferno) – 10 saves in 1-0 loss to East regular season champs