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WPIAL Girls Soccer Player of the Week: Angelina King (Trinity)

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WPIAL Girls Soccer Player of the Week: Angelina King (Trinity)

We are proud to share our first Pittsburgh Soccer Now Player of the Week honoree for the 2020 WPIAL Girls Soccer season.

Pittsburgh Soccer Now‘s WPIAL Girls Player of the Week

(week 1 – Sept. 14-19) 

Angelina King

(Senior – Trinity – Midfielder)

Angelina scored 5 goals in three games, had 3 assists all while serving as the anchor of a defense with 2 shutouts leading Trinity to a great start to the season in week one. With King leading the way, the Hillers are tops in Class 3A, Section 2 after opening week wins against Ringgold and Laurel Highlands. She is also committed to play soccer at Slippery Rock University.

Trinity Head Coach David Sinclair on King: 

“She’s a senior, a captain, a four-year letter winner who is the ultimate team player. She consistently works to be better, and make her team better,”  

Honorable Mention

(week 1 – Sept. 14-19) 

Sydney Lindeman – (Junior – Franklin Regional – Midfielder) Sydney anchored the Franklin Regional midfield leading the team to a 3-0 start vs Indiana, Hampton, and Kiski. She scored 5 goals in the three games as a defensive midfielder, including penalties, free kicks, and in open play. Her first goal was a ferocious shot from the top of the box at Indiana for the team’s first goal of the season.

Pittsburgh Soccer Now’s Player of the Week nominations are accepted from WPIAL coaches every week no later than each Monday evening.
Please contact us by email or DM us on Facebook or Twitter if you are a WPIAL soccer coach and would like us to send you a nomination form.  

 

John Krysinsky has covered soccer and other sports for many years for various publications and media outlets. He is also author of 'Miracle on the Mon' -- a book about the Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC, which chronicles the club, particularly the early years of Highmark Stadium with the narrative leading up to and centered around a remarkable match that helped provide a spark for the franchise. John has covered sports for Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, DK Pittsburgh Sports, Pittsburgh Sports Report, has served as color commentator on Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC broadcasts, and worked with OPTA Stats and broadcast teams for US Open Cup and International Champions Cup matches held in the US. Krysinsky also served as the Head Men’s Soccer Coach at his alma mater, Point Park University, where he led the Pioneers to the first-ever winning seasons and playoff berths (1996-98); head coach of North Catholic boys (2007-08), associate head coach of Shady Side Academy boys (2009-2014).

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