Our star Matildas earned themselves a rest this week but that was a chance for some unfamiliar faces abroad to steal the show.
Former Canberra United and Melbourne Victory attacker Grace Maher scored her first goal of the season in Iceland in KR's 2-1 win over Keflavik. The 20-year old scored after eight minutes.
The Matildas in the NWSL got themselves a well-earned rest from league action, which meant our college Matildas stole the limelight in the United States.
Samantha Roff played 70 minutes for Fairleigh Dickinson in their 1-1 draw with Lehigh. Ashleigh Lefevre played 45 minutes for Illinois as they defeated Pepperdine 3-2 in a nail-biter at home.
Former Melbourne Victory and Melbourne City midfielder Beattie Goad played an hour and scored and asissted a goal in Stanford University's 5-1 win over Penn State.
Elsewhere, Alyssa Van Heurck played 90 minutes an Claudia Jenkins played a full match in goal as La Salle defeated NJIT 1-0. Goalkeeper Teresa Morrissey played a full match in goal but could do nothing as Rhode Island lost 1-0 at home to Quinnipac.
Indianna Asimus played a full game for Wyoming Cowgirls as they defeated Northern Colorado 3-2.
Matilda Alex Chidiac and Jacynta Galabaraarachchi begin their Spanish and English top flight seasons respectively next weekend.