BEST OF THE INLAND NORTHWEST XI - MEN
G - Ryan Caballero - Gonzaga :: Registered a pair of saves in the Bulldogs' 2-0 win over nationally-ranked UC-Santa Barbara and another four stops two days later in a 1-0 overtime win at Cal Poly. (Sunnyvale, CA)
G - Scott Gross (Cheney, WA) - Concordia :: Only needed one save in a shutout performance, but recorded an assist when he helped set up the opening goal.
D - Paul Sliwa - Great Falls :: Scored the second goal in both games, getting his head to a pair of corners and was a constant threat on the offensive end while leading a defensive unit that allowed just one goal in two games. (Wasilla, AK)
INW MEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK :: M - Nick Hamer (Spokane, WA) - Gonzaga University :: Tallied an assist in both wins in California, setting up the second in a 2-0 win over nationally-ranked (15/16) UC-Santa Barbara and finding Lars Ludwigs for the 1-0 overtime winner at Cal Poly, which was coming off a 3-0 historic win over sixth-ranked UCLA three days prior.
M - Devin Leon - CC Spokane :: Scored twice in a 3-3 draw at home against Clark, netting the first with a fantastic bicycle-kick goal from the edge of the area. (Phelan, CA)
M - Chris Jermy - Rocky Mountain :: Set up two of Gore's goals in the 5-3 win the first day against College of Idaho and tallied once himself on the second day in a 6-0 win against Northwest Christian at the Red Lion Challenge. (Glasgow, Scotland)
F - Jesse Esquivel (Yakima, WA) - Columbia Basin College :: Scored a late consolation goal in a 4-2 loss at Peninsula and followed it up with three more the next day in a 4-0 road win over Olympic.
F - Oliver Gore - Rocky Mountain :: Scored all five goals in a 5-3 victory over College of Idaho in first game of Red Lion Challenge and then added two goals and two assists. (Stafford, England)
F - Mario Guizar (Kennewick, WA) - Walla Walla CC :: Scored three goals in a 5-0 road victory against Tacoma.
BEST OF THE INLAND NORTHWEST XI - WOMEN
INW WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK :: G - Maddy McDevitt - Boise State :: Posted a pair of shutout performances, posting four saves in a surprise scoreless draw against Washington State and three more stops in another 0-0 draw the next day against Weber State. (Edmonds, WA)
D - Allyson Stainbrook - Idaho State :: Scored both goals in a 4-2 loss to Utah Valley in which they trailed by two and her tallies put the Bengals within one each time. She also scored her third of the week in a 3-2 loss to Utah State. (South Jordan, UT)
M - Therese Hagbyhn - Rocky Mountain :: Was a constant threat in the 2-1 overtime win against College of Idaho on the first day of the Red Lion Challenge and then set up all three goals in the 3-2 win over Northwest University the next day. (Malmo, Sweden)
M - Erin Huisingh (Pasco, WA) - Concordia :: Set up a pair of goals in a 6-0 victory against visiting Whitworth.
M - Kelsey Roehner - Whitman :: Set up both goals as Whitman rallied to a 2-1 road victory against University of the Redlands. (Bellingham, WA)
F - Haley Jensen (Clancy, MT) - Carroll College :: Was a threat in Carroll's surprising 1-0 loss to Northwest University in the first day of the Red Lion Challenge, and helped lead the Saints to a 3-1 win the second day in the nightcap, scoring on a fantastic long-range effort.
F - Clara Merlino - Whitman :: Scored both goals as Whitman rallied to a 2-1 road victory against University of the Redlands. (Seattle, WA)
F - Olivia Rodgers (East Wenatchee, WA) - Walla Walla CC :: Scored three goals in a big 8-0 road victory against Tacoma.
F - Delaney Romero (Yakima, WA) - Walla Walla CC :: Scored three goals in a big 8-0 road victory against Tacoma.