Rough Riders Buck Named To UWS TOTW

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Amanda Buck

Long Island Rough Riders defender Amanda Buck was named to the United Women’s Soccer Team of the Week for Week IV.

Rough Riders
Amanda Buck

Buck, an Islip High School graduate who played her college ball at Wagner College, received the honor for her strong defensive play in Long Island’s 2-0 win over the Rochester Lancers.

League-wide, Riley Tanner of Grand Rapids FC was named Offensive Player of the Week, while Kelly O’Brien was the Lancaster Inferno was named Defensive Player of the Week.

UWS TEAM OF THE WEEK (WEEK IV)

  • F Riley Tanner (Grand Rapids FC) – first-half hat trick leads GRFC to first win of season
  • F Lauren Hughes (Houston Aces) – former professional and Rice University star nets two goals in the win
  • F Camryn Evans (Lansing United)^ – two goals in a 3-2 win over Indiana for Midwest leader Lansing
  • M Rehana Murani (Calgary Foothills WFC) – former U-20 Canada WNT star ran the show in midfield
  • M Samantha Dewey (Indiana Union) – No. 1 star for her side in loss and win; tallied eight points
  • M Brooke Barbuto (Syracuse DA) – reigning UWS MVP nets hat trick in the victory over Worcester
  • M Lindsey Huie (LA Galaxy OC) – former USWNT and University of Portland standout scores GWG vs. Colorado
  • M Taylor Bubnick (Queen City United) – University of Regina Cougars star notches the first goal in QCU history
  • D Rachel Wood (New England Mutiny) – strong display from former Boston Breaker impressed both teams
  • D Caroline Kopp (Syracuse DA) – America East Defender of the Year tallies goal in first-ever UWS win
  • GK Kelly O’Brien (Lancaster Inferno) – five saves including a late stop on a free kick in shutout vs. NJCFC

HONORABLE MENTION

  • F Joelle Gosselin (Calgary Foothills WFC) – headed in the GWG vs. Queen City United
  • F Ashley Sanchez (Santa Clarita Blue Heat)* – UCLA star’s GWG from distance to cement win over Colorado
  • M Chelsey Patterson (LA Galaxy OC) – solid defensive performance in the win over Colorado
  • M Teresa Rook (Lancaster Inferno) – assisted on GWG & led Lancaster attack in win over New Jersey
  • D Charlotte Potts (Calgary Foothills WFC) – former Sunderland AFC & Newcastle United backbones win
  • D Annie Steinlage (Grand Rapids FC) – “monster” defense from the former professional in victory
  • GK Alexis Walker (Colorado Pride)* – reigning UWS Defensive POTW makes 19 saves in two one-goal losses

* indicates second appearance on TOTW
^ indicates third appearance on TOTW