Wilcox Named WAC Defensive Player of the Week
DENVER Boise State forward Annie Tom and Nevada defender Jessica Wilcox have been named the Western Athletic Conference women’s soccer offensive and defensive Players of the Week, respectively.
Tom, a senior from Mililani, Hawaii (Mililani), played in both matches during the week, helping Boise State to a 1-0-1 record. She came in off the bench to score the sudden victory game-winning goal 19 seconds into the second overtime at Sacramento State on Sept. 29 to give Boise State a 4-3 win. The victory snapped a three-match losing streak for the Broncos. It was Tom’s second goal of the season moving her point total to five.
Wilcox, a junior from Phoenix, Ariz. (Cactus), helped Nevada record two shutouts against Northern Arizona and New Mexico. The Wolf Pack defeated Northern Arizona, 3-0, and tied New Mexico in double overtime, 0-0. She anchored a defense that did not allow a goal last week. She also recorded an assist, her first of the season, in the victory over NAU.
Other offensive nominees included: Karen Zmirak, Nevada and Charity Weston, Utah State.
Other defensive nominees included: Melanie Bohnet, Boise State and Ali Griffin, Utah State.