Xavier Senior Women's Soccer Player Earns BIG EAST Preseason Honor

Mariah Whitaker led XU in scoring as a junior.

Mariah Whitaker led XU in scoring as a junior.

Aug 21, 2013

CINCINNATI --- The website College Sports Madness has named Xavier senior midfielder Mariah Whitaker to its 2013 Preseason BIG EAST All-Conference First Team.

Whitaker started in all 19 games during her junior campaign, leading the team in scoring with nine points, including team-highs of three goals and three assists.

The women’s soccer team opens the 2013 regular season this weekend at the Boilermaker Challenge Cup in West Lafayette, Ind. XU plays North Dakota on Friday afternoon at 4 p.m. and the host team, Purdue, on Sunday at 2 p.m.