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Global Aug 26, 2015

Virginia Tech’s Murielle Tiernan named espnW National Player of the Week

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BLACKSBURG, Va. (Via Virginia Tech) – Virginia Tech women’s soccer player Murielle Tiernan has been named the espnW National Player of the Week, for the first week of the regular season, as announced Wednesday.

Tiernan, a junior from Ashburn, Virginia, was named to the all-tournament team at the Hoosier Classic last weekend in Bloomington, Indiana. Tiernan scored both goals in the No. 13 Hokies’ 2-1 season-opening victory over host Indiana on Friday night. In Sunday’s game, Tiernan’s third goal of the weekend helped lead the Hokies to a 2-1 victory over No. 12 West Virginia..

This is yet another major honor Tiernan has earned so far this week. She was also named the national player of the week and was named to the national team of the week by and was named the Offensive Player of the Week by the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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