November 6, 2008
San Antonio – St. Mary’s University women’s soccer players Roxanna Carrasco and Amanda McMullan were named Heartland Conference Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, respectively for their play last week against Texas A&M International University and the University of the Incarnate Word.
Carrasco (Fr., El Paso) broke the school single-game record for saves with 15 against UIW. She allowed just one goal in the two-overtime game. Prior to that, she recorded her first shutout of the season against Texas A&M-International, making three saves in the Rattlers 4-0 win. For the week she had a 0.45 goals-against average with 18 saves. For the season she has a 1.90 goals-against average with 83 saves and one shutout.
McMullan (Sr., Allen) ended her Rattler career in fine fashion last week, leading the Rattlers to a win and a tie. She scored a goal in each of the Rattlers two games, including the game-winner against Texas A&M-International. She also tied the game against #7 Incarnate Word with a goal with just 26 seconds left in the game. For the week she had two goals on just seven shots. For the season she led the Rattlers in scoring with seven goals and three assists. She had three game-winning goals.
The Rattlers finished the 2008 season with a 5-12-2 overall record and 4-7-1 in Heartland Conference play, but over their last seven games they went 4-2-1, including a 1-1 tie against seventh-ranked Incarnate Word.