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Lindsay Thompson (left) & Erika Tymrak each turned in two goals & an assist last weekend.

Monday October 18, 2010Florida Soccer's Erika Tymrak and Lindsay Thompson Pick up Honors on Monday

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Lindsay Thompson (left) & Erika Tymrak each turned in two goals & an assist last weekend.

A pair of victories by the No. 13 University of Florida soccer team this past weekend led to weekly honors for Lindsay Thompson (Bradenton, Fla./Lakewood Ranch High School) and Erika Tymrak (Lakewood Ranch, Fla./Edison Academic Center). Thompson was named to the National Team of the Week and Tymrak (pronounced TIM-rack) was named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week. National

Team of the Week – 10/18/10

SEC Players of the Week – 10/18/10

F- Lindsay Thompson - Florida

Offensive – Erika Tymrak, Florida

F- Meghan Lenczyk- Virginia

Defensive – Rachel Bachtel, Vanderbilt

F- Katie Richardson- Oklahoma St.

Freshman – Caitlin Landis, Kentucky

F- Jasmyne Spencer- Maryland


M- Amber Brooks- North Carolina


M- Tiffany Yovino- Hofstra


D- Roxie McFarland- New Mexico


D- Lauren Irwin- New Mexico


D- Elizabeth Nare- New Mexico


D- Brooke Ellison- New Mexico


GK- Colleen Boyd- Oregon St.


This is the second time that Thompson has appeared on the National Team of the Week as she was named to the team in 2009. This is the first time Tymrak has been awarded SEC Offensive Player of the Week.


On the weekend, Thompson picked up five points, as she scored twice in the 4-2 victory over Tennessee on Friday and assisted on Tymrak’s golden goal in Sunday’s 2-1 OT win over Georgia. Friday’s two-goal effort was Thompson’s fourth double-goal match of her career. She is tied for third on the team in goals (5) and tied for fourth in points (12).


Tymrak also picked up five points on the weekend. She had an assist on Thompson’s first goal in Friday’s match and scored both of Florida goals in Sunday’s overtime victory, including the golden goal. It was the first multi-goal match of Tymrak’s collegiate career and also her first golden goal. For the season, Tymrak is third among the team in points (17), tied for third in goals (5) and second in assists (7).


Florida begins its final full week of SEC action Thursday, Oct. 21 when it meets SEC Western Division leader LSU (6-6-4, 3-2-3 SEC) in Baton Rouge, La.  Match time is set for 8 p.m. (ET) at the LSU Soccer Complex. 


 The UF-LSU match can be heard on WRUF SportsRadio 850 or by simulcast on Cox Channel 946 (Gainesville/Ocala) with Adam Schick covering the action. Audio for Thursday’s match can be heard on



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