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Freshman midfielder Mira Emma celebrates after scoring the deciding goal in a 1-0 win against Omaha on Sept. 8.

Freshmen Mira Emma has been on fire as of late and her efforts for the Iowa State women's soccer team has earned her the Big 12 Freshman of the Week award.

This is the first time a Cyclone has received this honor since now-senior Hannah Cade won it back in the 2016 season.

Emma recorded the game-winning golden goal in the Cyclone's 2-1 overtime victory over Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville on Sunday. Emma scored in the 92nd minute off a header from a cross from fellow freshmen Claudia Najera.

It's not Emma's first game-winning goal of the season — she won it for the Cyclones when she put one in the back of the net in their win over the University of Nebraska Omaha.

Emma leads the Cyclones with five points and will be a key contributor to the young squad as they progress through their season.

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