Richardson Earns National Soccer Honors

5 years 3 months 5 days ago September 02, 2011 Sep 2, 2011 Friday, September 02 2011 Friday, September 02, 2011 9:04:43 AM CDT in Tiger Talk

COLUMBIA - Mizzou sophomore Dominique Richardson was honored on Thursday by Soccer America and CollegeSoccer360 for her two-goal performance against No. 7 Ohio State and Purdue. The midfielder was named one of CollegeSoccer360's Prime Performers of the Week and to Soccer America's National Women's Team of the Week.

Richardson scored the lone goal in the Tigers' win over No. 7 Ohio State on August 26 and Mizzou's second goal in the team's 4-2 win over Purdue on the 28th.

Prior to the season, Richardson was chosen to the Preseason All -Big 12 Team, as voted on by the coaches. Through four games in 2011, she has recorded four points and started every game at defensive center midfielder.

Richardson and the rest of the Tigers next hit the pitch against Northern Arizona at 6:30 P.M. on Friday, September 2 at Walton Stadium. Mizzou then travels to Fort Worth, Texas to take on TCU on Sunday, September 4 at 1 P.M.

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