WAC Soccer Players of the Week Announced
Busque, a senior forward from Quebec, Canada (Connecticut), scored a hat trick in Sunday’s game against St. Mary’s, scoring the first two goals of the match and adding a third on a corner kick in the second half. Busque’s three goals led the Redhawks to a 5-1 victory over the Gaels.
Norris, a senior defender from Sandy, Utah, (Alta HS), played every minute of the Aggies’ first two matches on the USU backline that allowed only one goal in 183 minutes of action. Norris anchored the USU defense to an overtime shutout victory over Utah and a 2-1 win against UTEP. Norris also scored the game-tying goal in the 77th minute against UTEP to tie the score at 1-1.
Mulford, a senior goalkeeper from West Valley City, Utah (Cyprus HS), earned her first career win and first shutout against in-state rival Utah at Rio Tinto Stadium on Friday. She helped guide the Aggies to a 1-0 overtime win over the Utes for USU’s fourth-straight win at Rio Tinto Stadium. She recorded seven saves in the 93 minute match to keep Utah off the board. She helped lead USU to its second-straight win over Utah.
Other offensive nominees included: Denver senior forward Kaitlin Best … Texas State sophomore midfielder Jourdan Brown … Utah State junior midfielder Jennifer Flynn.
Other defensive nominees included: New Mexico State senior defender Courtney Irwin … Seattle U senior defender Renee Vandermause … Texas State sophomore defender Michelle Bucy.
Other goalkeeper nominees included: Idaho senior goalkeeper Liz Boyden … New Mexico State junior goalkeeper Jessica Schutter … Seattle U freshman goalkeeper Brianna Smallidge … Texas State junior goalkeeper Natalie Gardini.