PARK RIDGE, Ill. -- University of Michigan women's soccer freshman Corinne Harris (Chicago, Ill./Walter Payton College Prep) was named Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week on Monday (Sept. 10) after helping lead the Wolverines to a pair of non-conference victories last weekend. Harris shares the award with Northwestern goalkeeper Rachel Bergman.
Harris scored two goals on the weekend, both coming in Michigan's 3-0 victory over Butler last Friday (Sept. 7). Her first goal came on an attempted cross, and went into the side netting after a miscue by the Butler goalkeeper. Harris' second goal came on a quick combo play with sophomore Christina Murillo (Ojai, Calif./Nordhoff) and junior Meghan Toohey (Philadelphia, Pa./Phil-Mont Christian). Her two goals came 51 seconds apart.
Through eight non-conference matches, Harris is tied with junior Shelby Chambers-Garcia (San Clemente, Calif./San Clemente) for the team lead in goals (three). Harris has started seven of those eight matches, and leads the team in shots (16) and shots on goal (12).
The last U-M player to receive Big Ten Freshman of the Week was Haley Kopmeyer (Troy, Mich./Lahser), who received the award on Oct. 26, 2009.
Michigan opens up Big Ten action on Saturday (Sept. 15), hosting Indiana at 7 p.m. at the U-M Soccer Stadium.
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