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Women's Soccer

Feist, McDonald Earn First Women's Soccer Honors Of 2018

8/20/2018

MADELINE FEIST, UC RIVERSIDE – OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Senior • MF • North Vancouver, BC, Canada • Sentinel Secondary School

➜ Madeline Feist played in role in all three UC Riverside goals to earn Big West Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors.

➜ The senior midfielder scored twice and assisted on a third goal as the Highlanders defeated Saint Mary’s (1-0) and Loyola Maryland (2-0) to kick off the 2018 season at home.

➜ Feist accounted for both game-winning goals.  Her strike in the 99th minute against the Gaels came from 25 yards out.  Feist notched another goal at the 14:00 mark to open scoring against Loyola Maryland, then picked up an assist on Darielle O’Brien’s insurance score in the 58th minute.

➜ The five points she racked up in one weekend equalled her entire output over 18 games in 2017.

Others nominated: Nano Oronoz (Cal State Fullerton); Bethany Fitzsimmons (CSUN); Nadiyah Siqueiros (Long Beach State); Jessica Clegg (UC Santa Barbara)


IMANI McDONALD, LONG BEACH STATE – DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Senior • GK • Long Beach, Calif. • Poly HS

➜ Imani McDonald collected her second career Big West Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week award after making a total of 12 saves against No. 2 UCLA and SMU.

➜ The Long Beach State netminder notched her eighth career shutout in the 1-0 victory over SMU.  She stopped five shots to enable Nadiyah Siqueiros to score the clinching goal in the 57th minute.

➜ McDonald made seven saves against the Bruins and stymied them until the closing seconds when UCLA scored for the 1-0 win.

➜ McDonald finished the week 1-1 with a .923 save percentage.

Others nominated: Sophia Brown (Cal Poly); Laura Perjanik (UC Riverside); Amaya Zabalza (UC Santa Barbara)







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