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Swanson Named As MVC Women's Soccer Goalkeeper Of The Week

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Release: October 08, 2013
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Drake women’s soccer junior goalkeeper Andrea Swanson (Clive, Iowa/Valley) has been chosen as the Missouri Valley Conference Goalkeeper Player of the Week for the period of Sept. 30 - Oct. 6, the league announced on Tuesday (Oct. 8).

Swanson was honored for the first time in her Drake career with the weekly MVC accolade.

Facing her former team for the first time, Swanson recorded a Drake career-high 10 saves in the Bulldogs' 1-1 double-overtime tie with Iowa State on Sunday (Oct. 6).  

Nine of her 10 saves came in the second half and overtime against the Cyclones, including four saves alone in the second-overtime period.

On the season, Swanson has made 56 saves, while recording one shutout.

The Bulldogs (2-7-3, 0-1 MVC) host Western Illinois on Wednesday (Oct. 9) at 7:00 p.m. at the Cownie Soccer Complex before entertaining Northern Iowa on Sunday (Oct. 13) at 6:00 p.m.

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