Taylor Moreno, Sam Apuzzo, Amanda Johansen and Kady Glynn top the Athletes Unlimited leaderboard heading into the final week of competition, earning them spots as Week 4 captains.
Just six points separate Moreno and Apuzzo on the leaderboard with the season coming down to the wire. The duo went head-to-head in Team Apuzzo and Team Moreno’s thrilling Sunday matchup. Team Apuzzo bounced back from a five-point deficit to claim a narrow 10-9 victory in the first match of Sunday’s AU doubleheader.
Lauren Gilbert played hero for Team Apuzzo, scoring the game-winner with 2:45 left on the clock. Dempsey Arsenault earned MVP 1 honors following the comeback win after logging four goals and an assist. Apuzzo was awarded MVP 2 recognition for her offensive performance, logging two goals and three assists.
Moreno put on a dominant performance in her team’s loss, making 13 saves in the narrow defeat. The goalkeeper showed why she still tops leads the league’s leaderboard.
We could watch this @BCwlax connection all day 🥵@SamApuzzo + @_Demps = 😍😍 😍#AULax | 📺 : ESPNU pic.twitter.com/VzVbdbEayt— Athletes Unlimited (@AUProSports) August 7, 2022
We could watch this @BCwlax connection all day 🥵@SamApuzzo + @_Demps = 😍😍 😍#AULax | 📺 : ESPNU pic.twitter.com/VzVbdbEayt
In Sunday’s other matchup, Team Johansen topped Team Colson 7-4 to secure a Week 3 3-0 record. Team Johansen was led by a stellar defensive effort from Courtney Taylor, who earned MVP 1 honors for her four caused turnovers, two ground balls and two draw controls.
Waters also bolstered the squad’s defense, recording nine saves to claim an MVP 3 shout. In net for Team Colson, Glynn also shined, claiming MVP 2 accolades for her 10 saves in her side’s loss.
Week 4 competition kicks off Thursday with a matchup between Team Johansen and Team Apuzzo. Team Moreno and Team Glynn also will go head-to-head.