Shannon Walisch Earns Weekly SSC AwardSeptember 4, 2012
ORLANDO, Fla. – University of Tampa women’s soccer defender Shannon Walisch has been named the VALIC Sunshine State Conference Defensive Players of the Week, as announced Tuesday by league commissioner Jay Jones.
Walisch, a junior from Palm Harbor, Fla., anchored a tough Spartan defense in a pair of season-opening matches in Columbus, Ga. In a 3-1 victory over Anderson, Walisch and the Tampa defense allowed just four shots on goal. No. 8 UT then limited host and No. 22 Columbus State to a single shot on goal in a 1-0 setback. The Cougars' lone goal came on a free kick. Walisch played all 180 minutes of the two contests.
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