Denver Sweeps First 2017 #SummitWSOC Players of the Week

Denver Sweeps First 2017 #SummitWSOC Players of the Week

Jessie Dancy scores game-winning goal over Air Force, Brittany Wilson posts back-to-back shutouts to secure overtime Denver wins

ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver forward Jessie Dancy garnered The Summit League Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week award, while goalkeeper Brittany Wilson earned the Defensive Player of the Week honor. The duo led Denver to a pair of 1–0 overtime wins and a perfect start in the Colorado Cup, a program first since the six-team expansion in 2014. The awards mark the first weekly honors of the season.

JESSIE DANCY, DENVER
Sr.  // F // Park City, Utah

  • Earned her first career Player of the Week accolade
  • Scored the game-winning goal in Friday's overtime thriller over Air Force, securing Denver's first win in the Colorado Cup since 2014
  • Netted the third goal of her career
  • Fired seven shots on the weekend, with three on goal

Also nominated: Jessica Schoenfeldt, Fort Wayne; Bridget Schuler, Western Illinois; Leah Manuleleua, South Dakota State; Jordan Langebartels, Oral Roberts

This is the first award of the 2017 season.

BRITTANY WILSON, DENVER
So. // GK // Littleton, Co.

  • Earned her first career Player of the Week accolade 
  • Posted two shutouts with seven saves on the weekend to ensure overtime Denver wins
  • Matched her 2016 clean sheet mark (2)
  • Reigning Summit League Goalkeeper of the Year

Also nominated: Paige Vincent, Oral Roberts

This is the first award of the 2017 season.



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Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90 Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague.

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