July 9, 2010
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Numerous members of the Alabama soccer team continued their summer play for their respective clubs. Here is the fourth edition of the summer update for the Tide players that are suiting up for squads all across North America.
Justine Bernier (Toronto Lady Linx)
Bernier led the Lady Linx to back-to-back shutouts last week, pacing Toronto to identical 1-0 wins over the Rochester Ravens and the Ottawa Fury. The two clean sheets move her total to five on the season in just nine games played. Bernier has allowed just four goals in 810 minutes played to sport a 0.44 goals against average. The 2009 SEC leader in saves per game has totaled 64 stops this summer.
K.K. Duffy (Atlanta Silverbacks)
Atlanta will finish the season with two matches against the Charlotte Lady Eagles, the only team that has managed to defeat the Silverbacks on the year. The ‘Backs will look to exact revenge at home on Saturday, July 10th and then on the road with the regular season finale on July 17th.
Victoria Frederick (Seattle Sounders Women)
The Sounders have split its last two matches and have two remaining fixtures on the season. Seattle downed the Pali Blues, 3-1 and then got tripped up by the Colorado Rush, 1-0. On the season Frederick is still on the mend and has played in two matches and scored one goal.
Jewelia Strickland (AFC Lightning)
Strickland helped lead her AFC Lightning squad out of region play and on to the national championships. The Lightning won the U-18 Region III title and will now head to Overland Park, Kan., on July 20 to aim for a national title.