Thursday, September 5, 2013

INW Best XI - Week 2: Spokane duo lead Whitworth, Pacific to multiple wins

Each week INWsoccernews will release lists of the week’s best performances for men’s and women’s soccer in the region, recognizing players at schools in the region or those from the area that play elsewhere in the nation.

With a limited number of games on the men’s side, the list for the second week is combined for men and women. The week includes the full holiday weekend, including Monday (Aug 26-Sept 2).


[Position – Player (INW Hometown) – School]

Micaela Castain
D - Jade Anderson - Whitman College :: Played the majority of the game in the back, shutting out Carroll University, but shifted up top in the latter stages and scored the lone tally for the 1-0 victory. (Claremont, CA)

F - Micaela Castain - Washington State :: The senior striker had an excellent week, tallying two goals and two assists against border rival Idaho in a 5-0 victory and then provided the lone tally in a 1-0 win against Eastern Washington. (Castro Valley, CA)

INW MEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK :: F - Ian Farley (Spokane, WA) - Pacific University :: Led the Boxers in a rally to claim a 2-1 lead with a pair of goals in a four-minute span as they went on to win 3-2 against Warner Pacific in overtime. Three days later he helped double the lead with an assist on the team's second goal and then scored himself with what proved to be the game-winner to restore the two-goal advantage in a 3-2 win against Howard Payne.

M/F - Tori Fedora - Eastern Oregon :: Tallied a goal and an assist in a 4-0 victory against Trinity Lutheran and then added another goal in a 3-2 overtime victory against Great Falls. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Tasha Luu

M - Brooke Heidemann (Meridian, ID) - Boise State :: Scored the lone goal in a 1-0 victory at the University of Washington.

M - MacKenzie Hughes - Whitman College :: Scored the opening two goals of a 7-0 victory against Northwest Christian. (Woodinville, WA)

F - Tasha Luu (Colville, WA) - CC Spokane :: Tallied a goal and an assist in the NWAACC Friendlies opener, a 2-1 victory against Clackamas, and notched two goals and two assists in a 7-0 blowout against Pierce. She wrapped up the event with four goals and three assists in total by scoring the lone strike in the 1-1 draw versus Highline.

Tiara Pajimola
M/F - Lexi Miller (Pasco, WA) - Walla Walla CC :: Scored the second goal in a 4-0 NWAACC Friendlies win against Clark and added a goal and an assist in the second win, a 3-0 blanking of Clackamas.

F - Devhan Morgan (Nampa, ID) - College of Idaho :: Scored a pair of equalizers for the College of Idaho as the Yotes eventually prevailed in overtime, 3-2, against Biola.

F - Macie Netz (Great Falls, MT) - Carroll College :: Scored both goals to rally the Saints to a 2-1 victory against the College of Idaho.

INW WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK :: F - Tiara Pajimola (Spokane, WA) - Whitworth University :: Scored the opening goal in a 2-1 victory over nationally-ranked Cal Lutheran and scored the lone goal the following day in a 1-0 victory against Southwestern. Two days later she rallied Whitworth to a 2-1 victory with a pair of goals against Carroll University.