Thursday, November 14, 2013

INW Best XI - Week 12: Bowden & Boyd lead Boise State and C of Idaho to big 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.

For games of November 4-10


G - Curtis Hill (Spokane, WA) - CC Spokane :: Made eight saves for a shutout against the second-highest scoring offense in the NWAACC only to see them bounced in the quarterfinals via penalties 5-4 after a scoreless draw.

D - Eddie Cass - Rocky Mountain :: Helped lead the defense and scored the winning goal in Rocky Mountain's 1-0 win over Jamestown College in the championship game of the Unaffiliated Group tournament. (York, England)

D - Jack Clancy - Rocky Mountain :: Scored twice in the first 19 minutes in the Unaffiliated Group semifinals, giving them a lead Westminster never completely erased in the 4-3 result. (Westmeath, Ireland)

D - Bryson Pavel (Boise, ID) - Seattle Pacific :: Set up two goals in the contest in leading them to a 4-1 road victory against Saint Martin's.

D/F - Will Wren - Whitworth :: Tallied a goal and an assist in the team's finale, a 2-0 victory against local foe Whitman. (Evans, GA)

M - Nick Hamer (Spokane, WA) - Gonzaga :: Scored the lone Bulldogs goal in the 3-1 loss to San Diego and then tallied the overtime game-winner for a 1-0 decision at Loyola Marymount that gave the Zags a sweep of the likely conference champions.

M/F - Sam Engle - Whitworth :: Helped set up both goals in the Pirates' 2-0 victory against local foe Whitman. (Eugene, OR)

INW MEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK :: F - Joseph Bolin (Payette, ID) - College of Idaho :: Scored three goals as they finished conference play with a 4-1 win over Warner Pacific, moving into fourth for the final playoff berth.

F - Joao Cardoso - College of Idaho :: Tallied a goal and an assist in leading the Yotes to the 4-1 playoff-clinching win over Warner Pacific. (Brasila, Brazil)

F - Fredy Razo - Northwest Nazarene :: Scored four goals, two of them from the spot, in a 5-1 victory over MSU-Billings. (Irvine, CA)

F - Cesar Rodriguez (Yakima, WA) - Walla Walla CC :: Scored the game-winning goal in stoppage time to put the Warriors through to the semifinals.


G - Abi Yanke (Boise, ID) - Westminster :: Led the Griffins to three shutout performances in the Unaffiliated Group tournament to earn the berth to the NAIA tournament.

INW WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK :: D - Mikhaila Bowden - Boise State :: Set up all three goals in the team's 3-0 Second Round victory over Wyoming in the MWC playoffs in addition to leading the team to a 2-1 overtime win against Fresno State in the semifinals and a narrow 1-0 loss to top-seed San Diego State in the final. (Huntington Beach, CA)

D - Lauren Swanson (Eagle, ID) - Puget Sound :: Scored and set up a goal in Puget Sound's 4-0 victory at Pacific as they clinched the conference title in the final weekend.

M - Hope Butler (Hermiston, OR) - Clackamas CC :: Scored both goals to down CC Spokane in the NWAACC Quarterfinals.

M - Gabby Garcia - Boise State :: Set up both goals in the Broncos' 2-1 overtime victory against Fresno State in the MWC Semifinals. (Murietta, CA)

M - Katy Oehring - Boise State :: Scored twice with a pair of headers on corners in the team's 3-0 Second Round victory over Wyoming in the MWC playoffs. (Littleton, CO)

F - Karley Baggerly - Gonzaga :: Set up the deciding goal in the 1-0 victory over visiting San Francisco and then tallied twice in the team's 3-6 loss to visiting Santa Clara. (Canby, OR)

F - Sofia Huerta (Boise, ID) - Santa Clara :: Scored three goals and had an assist in the team's 6-3 victory at Gonzaga.

F - Kaitlyn Johnson - Washington State :: Scored the lone goal to down Washington 1-0 and maintain Cougars unbeaten streak to 10 games against their rival. (Torrance, CA)

F - Olivia Rodgers (East Wenatchee) - Walla Walla CC :: Scored twice in the team's 3-0 victory over Everett in the NWAACC quarterfinals.

F - Julie Zamzow (Boise, ID) - Southern Oregon :: Set up both goals as the Raiders blanked Eastern Oregon 2-0 in the conference quarterfinals.