Cauzillo Selected to SoccerBuzz Elite Team of the Week

Sept. 9, 2004

Sophomore midfielder Nicole Cauzillo was named to SoccerBuzz’s Elite Team of the Week (Aug. 30-Sept. 5) after her outstanding preformance in last weekend’s Crimson & Blue Invitational at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.

Cauzillo, who was also named the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week, collected both game-winning goals to lead the Jayhawks to a perfect record and the tourament title. In Friday’s match-up with Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Cauzillo celebrated her 19th birthday by scoring KU’s only goal to lift the Jayhawks to a 1-0 victory. Cauzillo was not finished, however, as she also plotted the game-winner against St. Louis on Sunday’s tournament finale. Following the conclusion of the touranament, Cauzillo was selected by the coaches as the tournament’s offensive MVP.

The No. 21 Jayhawks are in action in Greenville, S.C., this weekend as they participate in the Furman Select Kickoff Classic. Kansas will face tournament host Furman at 6 p.m. on Thursday, before battling No. 7 Clemson at 11 a.m. on Saturday. .