Mountain West Announces Women's Soccer Players of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – UNLV senior midfielder Jordan Magnin has been named the Mountain West Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, while sophomore goalkeeper Marie Berwinkel-Kottmann of Fresno State has garnered the Defensive Player of the Week honor for matches contested through Oct. 2. It is the second-career weekly honor for Magnin and first for Berwinkel-Kottmann. 

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JORDAN MAGNIN, UNLV
Senior, Midfielder, Temecula, California / Temecula Valley HS
  • Helped lead UNLV to a pair of Mountain West road victories, knocking off Wyoming, 3-1, on Friday and Colorado State, 2-0, on Sunday. 
  • Finished the weekend with two goals, one assist, five points and five shots. 
  • Recorded a pair of first-half goals, including the game-winning score in Friday’s win against the Cowgirls. 
  • Assisted on the Rebels’ second goal in the 59th minute to seal the victory over the Rams. 

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
MARIE BERWINKEL-KOTTMANN, FRESNO STATE
Sophomore, Goalkeeper, Bielefeld, Germany / Helmholtz-Gymnasium
  • In her first two starts of the season, played all 200 minutes in Fresno State’s 1-1 draw against San Diego State on Friday and a 3-0 win versus New Mexico on Sunday.
  • Concluded the weekend with 13 saves, a 0.45 goals-against average and a .929 save percentage. 
  • Versus the Aztecs, tied her career high with seven saves, including three stops in the second half to send the match into overtime. 
  • Recorded six saves against the Lobos to earn her fourth-career shutout.  

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
Oct. 3 – Jordan Magnin, Sr., M, UNLV

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
Oct. 3 – Marie Berwinkel-Kottmann, So., GK, Fresno State

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