43 Fresno State student-athletes earned 2012 Fall Academic All-Mountain West honors.
Seniors Vanessa Gonzalez and Callie Hancock were named top 20 in Top Drawer Soccer's Player Rankings for the Mountain West.
The 'Dogs will start the Mountain West tournament Wednesday night when they play UNLV in San Diego.
The 'Dogs will take on UNLV Halloween night at 7 p.m. at the SDSU Sports Deck in San Diego.
The 'Dogs kick off the Mountain West Tournament on Wednesday in San Diego.
Last updated on November 27, 2012
2012 (Senior): Appeared in and started all 20 matches... Played close to 1,800 minutes... Named 2nd team All-Mountain West... Scored third goal of her career against UC Riverside... Dished out two assists, the most of her career in a single season... Ranked third on the team in shots (27) and second in shots on goal (13)... Recorded a .481 SOG %... Finishes career starting in all but three games in her four years.
2011 (Junior): Started all 21 matches ... named second-team All-Western Athletic Conference ... played over 1,800 minutes on the pitch ... recorded an assist against San Francisco (Aug. 26) ... ranked top 10 on team in shots (28), shots-on-goal (16) and assists (1) ... finished with second-best shot on-goal percentage on team (.571).
2010 (Sophomore):Moved to midfield in 2010 ... appeared in 21 games and made 18 starts ... scored first career goal on Sept. 5 against Florida Atlantic ... had 34 shots, 15 on goal ... recorded a season-high five shots against Idaho (Oct. 31) ... shots on goal percentage was .441 ... selected to the WAC All-Tournament team.
2009 (Freshman): Appeared and started in 17 games as a freshman ... made first start on Aug. 21 against San Diego State ... recorded first assist against Nevada (Oct. 18) ... attempted eight shots from defensive position, four on goal.
Clovis HS: Lettered in soccer four years ... league co-champions in 2006, 2008 and 2009 ... captain during junior and senior year ... named player of the year in 2009 and MVP in 2008 ... named all-league all four years ... tallied 20 goals and 18 assists as a senior ... in her career as a cougar, scored 30 goals with 29 assists.
Personal: Born on Feb. 4, 1991 in Fresno, Calif. ... the daughter of Lupe and Nico Gonzalez ... has a brother, Danny, and two sisters, Monica and Vivan ... biggest athletic thrill was playing in a championship game ... chose Fresno State because they have a good medical program and she wanted to play soccer.