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Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

Katie Bykowski has earned the Student-Athlete of the Week award during the first week of the season for the past three campaigns.
Katie Bykowski has earned the Student-Athlete of the Week award during the first week of the season for the past three campaigns.

Aug. 22, 2012

TULSA, Okla. - Student-Athlete of the Week Week of August 13 - 19 Senior goalkeeper Katie Bykowski (Women's Soccer) has maintained a 3.374 grade-point average in marketing. The Tulsa, Okla., native was named Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week for her efforts against Weber State on Friday. Bykowski logged all 90 minutes in goal and picked up her 20th career shutout as Tulsa defeated Weber State, 3-0, in Friday's season opener. She recorded three saves in the contest for 250 in her career. Bykowski already owns the school record for goalkeeper saves and goals-against average (1.16), and is second in goalkeeper shutouts. The conference honor marks the second time she has the received, and the fifth time a Tulsa athlete has earned the accolade. This marks the third straight year she has been named the Student-Athlete of the Week during the first week of the season.

Last Week's Results WOMEN'S SOCCER (1-0, 0-0 C-USA) Beat Weber State 3-0 (TU started the season off with a 3-0 win over Weber State on Friday night at the Hurricane Soccer and Track Stadium. Claire Nicholson scored the first goal of the season with just 5:35 ticked off the clock as she punched in a goal from the left side off a pass from Lindsay Kirch. Rebecca Handley recorded a goal just two minutes later with O'Brien and Claire Hulcer earning the assists. Handley scored again at the 15:42 mark with Hulcer on the assist.)

Upcoming Schedule Aug. 24 (Fri.) W. Soccer Notre Dame 7:30 p.m. Volleyball vs. Western Michigan (Norman, Okla.) 5 p.m.

Aug. 25 (Sat.) M. Soccer UMKC 7 p.m. Volleyball vs. Missouri State (Norman, Okla.) 10 a.m. Volleyball at Oklahoma 7 p.m.

Aug. 26 (Sun.) W. Soccer Nicholls State 2 p.m.

Aug. 28 (Tues.) Volleyball at Arkansas 7 p.m.

Aug. 31 (Fri.) W. Soccer Missouri State 5:30 p.m. M. Soccer New Mexico 8 p.m. Volleyball vs. Arkansas State (Lawrence, Kan.) 2 p.m. Volleyball at Kansas 7 p.m.

Sept. 1 (Sat.) Cross Country Hurricane Festival 8 a.m. Volleyball vs. Nebraska Omaha (Lawrence, Kan.) 11:30 a.m. Football at Iowa State 11 a.m.

Sept. 2 (Sun.) W. Soccer Northwestern State 4:30 p.m. M. Soccer South Florida 7 p.m.

* = Conference USA event

Tulsa Student-Athlete of the Week Winners August 20 - Katie Bykowski (Women's Soccer)