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October 20, 2009

2009 Season - Winkelman named Player of the Week

Augustana sophomore Caitlin Winkelman (St. Charles North HS, St. Charles, Ill.) has been selected as the “Player of the Week” in the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin in women’s soccer. The honor was for the week ending October 18.

Winkelman had quite a week, scoring a total of four goals with one assist. She came up huge in the Vikings 3-2 overtime victory over 10th ranked Wheaton on Wednesday, October 14 at Ericson Field in Rock Island. She scored two goals, including the game winner with 1:34 left in the first overtime. She also scored the first goal of the game in the first half.

On Sunday, October 18 she picked up two goals and an assist as Augustana defeated Westminster 11-0 to move to 13-1-1 for the season.

Winkelman has now scored six goals and has two assists for a total of 14 points this season. She is the third leading scorer on the team. Last year she scored eight goals and had two assists for 18 total points. For her career she has 14 goals with four assists for 32 total points.

The daughter of Rick & Dawn Winkelman of St. Charles, Illinois, Caitlin is biology major.