Amber Brower was named the MWC Offensive Player of the Year.
Nov. 5, 2003
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah placed six players on the 2003 all-Mountain West women's soccer teams announced at the conference's pre-championship banquet here Wednesday night. The league's seven head coaches selected the all-conference teams, coach, offensive and defensive player and freshman awards.
The Utes' Amber Brower and BYU's Aleisha Rose were selected as the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year, respectively. Utah's Amanda Feigt garnered Freshman of the Year honors. Wyoming head coach Anne Moore captured Coach of the Year honors.
Utah, the regular-season champion, and second-place BYU both led the way with six all-conference selections. UNLV placed four athletes on the all-conference team, followed by third-place Wyoming with three. San Diego State had two players on the all-league team, while Air Force and New Mexico each had one.
Brower, a senior midfielder, was selected Offensive Player of the Year after leading the Utes to their first outright MWC regular-season title. The Hyrum, Utah, native, is leading the MWC in game-winning goals (five), tied for first in goals scored (eight) and third in total points (19). In conference play, she led the league with three game-winning goals, was tied for first in goals scored (four) and tied for second in total points (nine). Brower was also named the MWC Offensive Player of the Week once this season.
Feigt, a forward, from Sandy, Utah (Jordan HS), tallied 10 total points during league play and had 16 total points on the year. She also had eight assists and two game-winning goals on the season. She has also been named MWC Offensive Player of the Week the past two weeks.
In addition to Brower and Feigt, junior defender Tracy Stratton was named first team all-league. Earning second team all-MWC honors for the Utes were senior midfielder/forward Bobbie Benegas and junior forward Lauren Field. Freshman Ashley Mason was named the second team co-goalkeeper.