Mountain West Announces Women's Soccer Players of the Week

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Senior forward Jessica Brooksby of Utah State has garnered the Mountain West Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week award, while Boise State junior goalkeeper Janelle Flores has been named the Defensive Player of the Week for matches contested through Oct. 9. It is the second career weekly honor for Brooksby and fourth for Flores. 

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JESSICA BROOKSBY, UTAH STATE
Senior, Forward, Hyde Park, Utah / Sky View HS
  • Led Utah State to a 2-0 Mountain West home record, defeating Fresno State, 4-0, and San José State, 2-1, on Friday and Sunday, respectively. 
  • Tallied a goal and two assists in the victory over the Bulldogs. 
  • Scored both goals in the win against SJSU, including the game-winning marker in the 86th minute. 
  • Finished the weekend with three goals, two assists, eight points and nine shots. 
  • Placed five of her nine shots on goal. 
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JANELLE FLORES, BOISE STATE
Junior, Goalkeeper, Hesperia, California / Serrano HS
  • Helped Boise State collect four points in the Mountain West standings last weekend, tying San José State, 0-0 (2OT), on Friday and knocking off Fresno State, 2-1, on Sunday. 
  • Concluded the weekend with 14 saves, a 0.45 goals-against average and a .933 save percentage in 200 minutes of action. 
  • Recorded a career-high 11 saves to post a shutout versus the Spartans. The 11 saves are the most in a shutout in Broncos history. 
  • Notched three saves in the victory against the Bulldogs. 

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
Oct. 10 – Jessica Brooksby, Sr., F, Utah 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
Oct. 3 – Marie Berwinkel-Kottmann, So., GK, Fresno State
Oct. 10 – Janelle Flores, Jr., GK, Boise State

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