Ashley Ames (Spokane, WA) guided Concordia to an opening round win in defense of their national championship and Cody Lang (Spokane, WA) was pitching a shutout for Seattle Pacific before an overtime goal dashed their championship dreams.
For games November 17-23* -- Final Edition
BEST OF THE INLAND NORTHWEST XI
INW MEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK :: G - Cody Lang (Spokane, WA) - Seattle Pacific :: Made four saves in the Third Round of the Division II NCAA tournament that went to overtime scoreless, eventually falling 1-0 to Cal State Los Angeles.
D - Martha Heaps (Spokane, WA) - Concordia University :: Helped lead the defensive effort in a 3-0 shutout win against Menlo College in the NAIA opening round.
D - Becca Long (Meridian, ID) - Concordia University :: Helped lead the defensive effort in a 3-0 shutout win against Menlo College in the NAIA opening round.
M - Jack Clancy - Rocky Mountain College :: Scored with two minutes remaining to put the Bears within one, but it was not enough as they fell 2-1 at second-ranked and lone NAIA unbeaten U-Texas-Brownsville in the opening round of the national tournament. (Westmeath, Ireland)
INW WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE WEEK :: F - Ashley Ames (Spokane, WA) - Concordia University :: Scored the game-winning strike in a 3-0 opening round victory against Menlo College in the NAIA tournament.
F - Karl Muelheims (Spokane, WA) - Whitworth University :: Scored to cut a two-goal deficit in half in Whitworth's eventual 3-2 loss to Christopher Newport in the Round of 16 of the Division III tournament.
F - Derik Chaney (Helena, MT) - Corban University :: Trailing by two, he scored to cut the lead in half only to see the Warriors fall 4-1 to second-seeded Ashford in the opening round of the NAIA tournament.
* Only nine players due to lack of games / positive results
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