Congratulations to Lou Opfer (Glendale) for being named the MVP of the recently concluded Club Soccer Championships in Phoenix. She was joined on the All-Tournament squad by five of her teammates, en route to winning the National Championship in the Open Category. Photos are from the Champions Facebook page. By the way, that’s Lou on the left.
Women’s Open All Tournament Team
Mariah McClain, University of Missouri Most Outstanding Goalkeeper
Lou Opfer (Springfield Glendale), University of Missouri, MVP
Lauren Stockwell, University of Missouri
Alyssa Weatherly, University of Missouri
Melissa Murphy, University of Missouri
Nicole Newell, University of Missouri
Emily Chang, University of California, Berkeley
Mendy Berglin, University of California, Berkeley
Jane Rhodes, University of Southern California
Maliakelly White, University of Colorado
Kelsie Dickerson, University of California, Berkeley
Meagan Reitz, University of Illinois
With a pair of 2-0 wins, the first over James Madison followed by a similar result against Illinois on Saturday, the Mizzou Women’s Club Soccer program captured first place in the Open Division of the National Campus Championship Series, run by NIRSA, the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.
In 2010 the MU Women’s Club Soccer Team came in 3rd place at the NIRSA National Championships in Phoenix, Arizona. The team also finished the Kansas-Missouri Soccer League with the best overall record and played in a championship game at the Region 4 Tournament in Lubbock, Texas. In 2009 the team won the Region IV Soccer Tournament at Kansas State University and qualified as a top 24 team for the NIRSA National Tournament where they placed 17th in the Championship bracket.