NEW YORK - Indiana University senior Kim Grodek has been named to the Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the week, announced the organization on Wednesday evening.
Grodek led IU to a 2-0 start and a Milwaukee Cup championship last weekend. The midfielder collected 11 points on five goals and an assist, in the Hoosiers season opening tournament.
Grodek tallied her first career hat trick in the tournament opener at Marquette, a 4-0 IU victory. The Barrington, Ill., native then posted two more goals in the championship match, a 2-1 win by the Hoosiers over Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
She moved into fourth place on the Indiana all-time goals scored list, with 22, as well as points, with 47.
Each week, Soccer Buzz selects a National Elite Team of the Week composed of student-athletes who make significant contributions to their teams play that week.
ELITE TEAM OF THE WEEK (for play August 27-29)
Danesha Adams, Fr, Forward, UCLA
Kristy Coppes, Sr, Forward, Bowling Green State
Kim Taylor, Jr, Forward, Washington
Katie Thorlakson, Jr, Forward, Notre Dame
Camie Bybee, Sr, Midfielder, Florida State
Shannon Foley, So, Midfielder, Virginia Kim Grodek, Sr, Midfielder, Indiana Keeley Dowling, Sr, Defender, Tennessee
Gillian Hatch, Sr, Defender, Virginia
Susan Marschall, Jr, Defender, Boston University
Ashley Phillips, Fr, Goalkeeper, Clemson