Patriot League Top 10 Plays of Fall Sports Season



Dec. 13, 2013

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. — The best highlights from men’s soccer, women’s soccer, field hockey and volleyball have been selected and ranked in the 2013 Top 10 Plays of the Fall Sports Season.

Plays were selected from the weekly Patriot League Network feature, Top 5 Plays of the Week, which are nominated weekly by the sports information directors in the League.

The top five plays in this feature will be the five nominees for the Patriot League Top Play of the Year, which will be selected by the fans. Included in this year’s nominees are a pair of highlights from League tournaments.

In order to vote, all you have to do is copy and paste the bold hashtag/text and paste it into a Tweet to @patriot_league. We will count only one vote per Twitter handle. Voting will end at noon on Monday, so log on to Twitter and cast your vote for the Top Play of 2013.

Here are the nominees in the order at which they appear in the video:

#MeyerMeyerShotOnFire   Bucknell’s Joe Meyer showed off his men’s soccer moves before blasting a left-footed shot to the back of the net in a 2-0 win over Loyola.

#CrumBrulee   The Patriot League Volleyball Tournament MVP and American senior Juliana Crum made one of the best plays of the championship, diving for a dig while at the same time redirecting the ball over the net and into open space for a kill.

#PerfectCorner   American field hockey made it 3-0 over Boston in the championship game as Grace Wilson took the inbound on a penalty corner and fired a pass at Alex McMackin, who redirected it into the net for the game’s third goal.

#SpeedyDidi   With the score tied at 3 in double overtime, Loyola women’s soccer goalkeeper Didi Haracic tracked the ball across the box and made an amazing leaping save to keep the game knotted at 3.

#BiSopkoKick   Navy midfielder Patrick Sopko brought the Annapolis crowd to their feet with his bicycle kick in the midfield to spring teammate Geoff Fries free for a breakaway goal.