Mountain West Suspends Two Women's Soccer Players


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Two Mountain West women’s soccer players have been issued an NCAA automatic two-game suspension following their fighting ejections from two separate matches played on Sunday, Aug. 31. San José State’s Mireya Wathen-Mayora and Wyoming’s Candace Sciberras were both in violation of NCAA Soccer Playing Rule 12, Section 12, and Mountain West Sportsmanship Rules 4.2-a, 4.4.1 and 4.2-d, 4.4.4.

Wathen-Mayora will be prohibited from participating in San José State’s next two matches, which are scheduled for Friday, Sept. 5 versus Cal Poly and Sunday, Sept. 7 at Pacific. Sciberras will miss the Cowgirls’ Sept. 5 match at Utah Valley and the Sept. 12 contest at South Dakota.

The Mountain West will have no further comment regarding this incident. The provisions of the MW Sportsmanship Policy can be found in Rule 4 of the MW Handbook – which can be accessed via