Mountain West Announces Women's Soccer Players of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Boise State freshman forward Raimee Sherle has earned the Mountain West Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week award, while freshman goalkeeper Gabby English of San Diego State has been named the Defensive Player of the Week for matches contested through Sept. 25. It is the first-career weekly honor for both Sherle and English. 

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
RAIMEE SHERLE, BOISE STATE
Freshman, Forward, Meridian, Idaho / Rocky Mountain HS
  • Helped propel Boise State to a 2-0 weekend to start Mountain West play, defeating Wyoming, 1-0, on Friday and Colorado State, 2-1 (OT), on Sunday. 
  • Netted the only goal of the match in the 21st minute in Friday’s victory over Wyoming.
  • Scored golden goal in the 97th minute to defeat Colorado State. 
  • Finished the contest against the Rams with nine shots, tying for the second most in a match in program history. 
  • Concluded the weekend with 12 shots, putting five on goal.  

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
GABBY ENGLISH, SAN DIEGO STATE
Freshman, Goalkeeper, Winter Park, Florida / Winter Park HS
  • Earned two shutout victories on the weekend as San Diego State defeated Air Force, 2-0, and Colorado College, 1-0, on Friday and Sunday, respectively. 
  • Finished the week with seven saves, one against Air Force and six versus Colorado College. 
  • Recorded back-to-back saves within two seconds of each other from close range in the second half against the Tigers to preserve the Aztecs’ 1-0 advantage. 
  • Sealed the win against CC with a diving save on a one-on-one play with 10 seconds remaining in the match. 

2016 MW Women’s Soccer Offensive Players of the Week
Aug. 22 – Michaela Morris, Fr., F, UNLV
Aug. 29 – Dakota Blazak, Sr., F, UNLV
Sept. 5 – Julia Glaser, Fr., F, Fresno State
Sept. 12 – Wesley Hamblin, Jr., F, Utah State
Sept. 19 – Brooke Rittmann, Jr., F, Air Force
Sept. 26 – Raimee Sherle, Fr., F, Boise State

2016 MW Women’s Soccer Defensive Players of the Week
Aug. 22 – Chidera Akubuilo, Jr., D, UNLV
Aug. 29 – Hayley Wilson, Sr., D, UNLV
Sept. 5 – Kelsey Quintos, Sr., GK, Nevada
Sept. 12 – Georgia Rowntree, Jr., GK, Wyoming
Sept. 19 – Alex Best, Fr., GK, Fresno State
Sept. 26 – Gabby English, Fr., GK, San Diego State

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