Courtesy of Kent State Sports Information Department
KENT, Ohio – Jaclyn Dutton, a junior on the Kent State soccer team, earned national recognition Monday for her weekend performance for the Golden Flashes. Dutton was named to the Sept. 3TopDrawerSoccer.com Women’s College Team of the Week after scoring five of Kent State’s seven goals in the team’s 2-0-0 weekend.
On Friday, Dutton scored all three of Kent State's goals in a 3-0 shutout victory over Lamar at the UTSA Classic. Her hat trick was the fourth in team history and the fastest any Kent State player scored three goals in a game (33:04). Then, two days later against the host Roadrunners, Dutton scored on a penalty kick in the first half before adding a header goal in the second half in Kent State's 4-1 win.
Dutton leads Kent Statewith 14 points on six goals and two assists through five games this season. As a team, the Golden Flashes are 4-0-1, which is tied for the team’s best start in program history.
The Golden Flashes willhost undefeated Youngstown State (4-0-0) Friday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m. at Zoeller Field.
TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Week (Sept. 3):
GK: Emily Lillard, Miami (FL) – Posted a pair of shutouts for the Hurricanes, making four saves in both a win and a draw.
D: Kristin Grubka, Florida State – Played 180 standout minutes in the back line during a pair of shutout wins for the Seminoles, scoring in each match, including the game-winner in a 1-0 win over Florida.
D: Lyndsey Gnatzig, Texas A&M – Played 180 minutes in defense as the Aggies surrendered just one goal overall in two wins.
D: Whitney Church, Penn State – Played 200 minutes overall as Penn State won twice, including once in overtime, surrendering just one goal.
M: Erin Yenney, Louisville – Recorded 2 goals and an assist as the Cardinals took a pair of shutout victories.
M: Karlee Summey, Baylor – Scored twice to help the Bears to a pair of wins.
F: Amanda Frisbie, Portland – Scored 4 goals as the Pilots routed Fresno State, 5-0.
F: Carlee Payne Holmoe, BYU – Scored the winning goal vs. Long Beach State and provided a quality assist on the opener in the Cougars’ victory over Colorado College.
F: Kim DeCesare, Duke – Scored 3 goals in a pair of Blue Devil victories.
F: Caroline Miller, Virginia – Scored twice as the Cavaliers won two weekend matches.
F: Jaclyn Dutton, Kent State – Scored 5 goals to help the Flashes to a pair of wins.
Player of the Week: Kristin Grubka, Florida State