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Badgers goalkeeper earns conference honor

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 Badgers goalkeeper Genevieve Richard has been on a roll. She tallied back-to-back shutouts over the weekend to bring home Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honors for the third time this season.

The senior had six saves against No. 16 Rutgers on Friday. She followed that up with three saves in the 1-0 victory over Maryland. Richard has 11 shutouts this season. That is tied for the third most in school history and is currently the top mark in the Big Ten. Richard also leads the conference in save percentage and goals against average.

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