Bellardini Named to D3Kicks Team of the Week


Bellardini Named to D3Kicks Team of the Week
Junior ranks second in Landmark in points


WASHINGTON - Catholic University junior midfielder Elyse Bellardini (Wayne, N.J./Wayne Valley) has been named to the Team of the Week for her outstanding performance over the past seven days.  Bellardini had two goals and an assist in the past week to help the Cards go 2-0.  The team is comprised of the top eleven players in the nation by position, it comes out every Tuesday during the regular season.

Bellardini led the Cardinals to victory over Shenandoah by scoring two goals in an 8-1.  She also provided the assist on the game-winning goal for a 2-1 win against Landmark Conference foe Scranton. Bellardini took the ball from her center midfield position and beat two defenders on the dribble to the left side of the penalty box, then served a perfect centering pass to finish the play.

CUA remains undefeated in conference play and is enjoying a 10 game unbeaten streak.  The Cards are 8-1-2 overall and 1-0-1 in conference.  They are also currently ranked fifth in the mid-Atlantic region.

The Cards will host Drew University this Saturday in a conference doubleheader with the men.  The women will kickoff at 1 p.m.

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