Joliet's Nirchi scores NJCAA national recognition

(Images courtesy of NJCAA.org/Joliet Junior College)
(Images courtesy of NJCAA.org/Joliet Junior College)

The National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) has selected Joliet Junior College's Miranda Nirchi as the Division III Women's Soccer Player of the Week for August 22-September 2 (Week 1). The honor is the first of the season for Nirchi and the first for the Wolves.

Nirchi, a sophomore midfielder/forward, scored six goals and posted four assists for 16 points as the Wolves started the season 3-1 on the season. In a 6-0 win at Illinois Valley Community College, the Plainfield, Illinois, native notched a season-high three goals and an assist for seven points.

The Wolves are currently ranked #9 in the NJCAA Division III Women's Soccer Poll.

(Images courtesy of NJCAA.org/Joliet Junior College Athletics)