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Eight student-athletes from each Big Ten school will be featured in the 2010-11 "Faces of the Big Ten" PSAs. The 30-second "Faces of the Big Ten" PSAs will be shown throughout the year on the Big Ten Network.
The Wisconsin women's soccer team was featured in two great articles this week. Read up on your favorite women's soccer team before they take on the Green Bay Phoenix tonight at 7 p.m. at Aldo Santaga Stadium in Green Bay, Wis.
Wisconsin sophomore Monica Lam-Feist (Surrey, British Columbia) and former Badger Amy Vermeulen (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan), who finished her career in 2005, competed for the United Soccer League's W-League title on Saturday in Santa Clarita, Calif.
After an impressive run for the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) National title, the FC Milwaukee Nationals fell 2-1 to the Boston Aztec Breakers Reserves in the WPSL National Semifinal game in Richardson, Texas, on Saturday and Tied the Oklahoma Alliance FC on Sunday.
In its first season with the WPSL, the Nationals boast Wisconsin junior Laurie Nosbusch and sophomores Alyssa Vogel, Lindsey Johnson and Joana Bielefeld. Despite falling to Boston Aztec, Nosbusch, who captains the Nationals, scored the team's lone goal to make the score 2-1 and prevent a shutout.
Wisconsin junior Laurie Nosbusch (Mequon, Wis.) and sophomores Alyssa Vogel (Germantown, Wis.), Lindsey Johnson (Sussex, Wis.) and Joana Bielefeld (Brookfield, Wis.) will compete for the national Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) title with the FC Milwaukee Nationals (10-1-0) this weekend.
Nosbusch, who captains the Nationals, will lead the Midwest Championship squad against the Boston Aztec Breakers Reservers (10-1-1) in the first WPSL semifinal game on Saturday at 5 p.m. (CT) in Richardson, Texas.