Oct. 30, 2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. --- Fresno State soccer seniors, Callie Hancock and Vanessa Gonzalez, have been named to the Mountain West All-Conference team. The teams are selected by the league's eight head coaches.
Hancock, a forward hailing from Littleton, Colo., was named to the First Team All-Mountain West as she leads the team with eight goals and 18 points this season, as well as in shots and shots on goal. She also leads the conference in shots and shots on goal and ranks third in goals and points. This is the second conference award for Hancock, who was named to the 2011 First Team All-WAC.
Gonzalez, a midfielder from Clovis, Calif., was named to the Second Team All-Mountain West as she was the leader for the 'Dogs in the midfield all year. Gonzalez has started every game for the Bulldogs this season and is averaging close to the full 90 minutes per game. In addition to her strong midfield play, she has added a goal and two assists this season. For Gonzalez, this is her third all-conference award after being named to the Second Team All-WAC in 2009 and 2011.
The Mountain West also announced the Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year which went to San Diego State's forward Megan Jurado and defender Haley Palmer. Boise State's midfielder Brooke Heidemann was tabbed the Freshman of the Year.
San Diego State notched another award with head coach Mike Friesen being named the MW Coach of the Year by his peers for the second time in his career.
The entire All-Conference team can be found at www.themwc.com.
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