Aug 26, 2013
Louisville, Ky. -
University of Louisville senior midfielder Charlyn Corral has been named the American Athletic Conference's Offensive Player of the Week. Corral opened the 2013 season scoring three goals and dishing out one assist.
Against Butler, Corral took a corner kick in the first minute of the second period and bent it inside the box to teammate Christine Exeter, who headed the ball into the middle of the net for a 1-0 lead. In the 84th minute, Hannah Konermann crossed the ball to a streaking Corral for a security goal as the Cardinals handed Butler 2-0 shutout.
Against No. 17/25 Illinois, Corral gathered a deflection from a Kari Weinland shot and sent it back at the keeper who deflected the ball back to Corral, who then buried it into the back of the net, giving Louisville a 2-1 lead in the 25th minute. Corral then scored on a penalty kick in the 51st minute for a 3-2 Cardinal lead before Louisville fell 5-4 in overtime to the Illini.
Corral finished the week with seven shots on goal for a 53.8 shot on goal percentage.