Old Dominion junior forward Tim Hopkinson was named the national men's soccer Player of the Week by the coaches’ association for Sept. 3-9.
Hopkinson enjoyed a stellar week at the ODU Stihl Soccer Classic. The Nottingham, England, native recorded four goals and four assists in wins over Seton Hall (6-0) and Winthrop (3-2). He posted a hat trick and added two assists against Seton Hall and followed up with a goal and two more assists against Winthrop.
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Patrick Kelly, a freshman from Jamestown High, scored in each half as Mary Washington (4-1) beat Catholic 3-0 in Fredericksburg.
William and Mary hired Julie Gardner as an assistant coach. She was a two-time All-American from Virginia, graduating in 2012, and reached the NCAA tournament in each of her four seasons. She twice earned All-South Region and All-ACC honors.
W&M head coach Brooke Ireland said in a release, “Not only was she an amazing player throughout her collegiate career, she has been an advocate for the sport and has been instrumental in the development of many young players seeking to play at the next level.”