DENVER – Southern Utah's Whitney Wangsgard and California Baptist’s Noa Schumacherhave been named the TicketSmarter Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Women’s Soccer Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, for the match week ending on Monday, Sept. 19.
Wangsgard, a redshirt-freshman forward, had each of Southern Utah’s goals over the weekend, including the game-winning goal in SUU's win on the road over Tarleton. Wangsgard has now scored or assisted in each of Southern Utah’s first four conference games. Wangsgard has five goals and four assists on the season, including two goals and three assists in conference play.
Schumacher, a graduate goalkeeper, had another strong defensive presence in the Lancers shutout victory over Seattle U, making her back-to-back defensive player of the week and third overall this season. Schumacher recorded six saves in CBU’s victory bringing her season total to 37 averaging 5.29 saves per game.
2022 TicketSmarter WAC Women’s Soccer Weekly Awards
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Whitney Wangsgard, R-Fr., F, Southern Utah (Sept. 27)
Karli Nyland, Jr., F, Utah Tech (Sept. 20)
Caylen Wright, Sr., F/MD, Abilene Christian (Sept. 13)
Gianna Gourley, Jr., F, Grand Canyon (Sept. 6)
Gianna Gourley, Jr., F, Grand Canyon (Aug. 30)
Sammie Sofonia, Fr., F, Southern Utah (Aug. 23)
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Noa Schumacher, Gr., GK, California Baptist (Sept. 27)
Noa Schumacher, Gr., GK, California Baptist (Sept. 20)
Kayla Thompson, Sr., GK, Utah Tech (Sept. 13)
Makenna Gottschalk, 5th Year, GK, NM State (Sept. 6)
Noa Schumacher, Grad, GK, California Baptist (Aug. 30)
Kait Raffensperger, So., D, Seattle U (Aug. 23)
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