Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State junior forward Yolanda McMillion earned second team All-WAC soccer honors, the conference office announced at the postseason banquet in Fresno, Calif. This is McMillion's first career postseason award, which is voted on by the eight league coaches, and the fourth in school history.
McMillion led the Aggies in points (14), assists (4), shots (47) and shots on goal (24). She is also tied for the team high in goals (5) in 2011. McMillion ranks in the top 10 in the WAC in many statistical categories. She is the Aggies' all-time leader in career goals (15), career points (35), game-winning goals (7) and shots (86).
The Aggies meet Hawai'i, Thursday, Nov. 3 at 3:30 p.m. in Fresno, Calif., in the first round of the WAC Tournament. The Aggies qualified for the tournament as the No. 6 seed and Hawai'i is the No. 3 seed.
First Team all-WAC
Callie Hancock, F, Jr., Fresno State
Chelsea Small, F, Jr., Idaho
Shantel Flanary, F, Sr., Utah State
Molly Nizzoli, MF, Sr., Fresno State
Jill Flockhart, MF, Jr., Idaho
Kendra Pemberton, MF, So., Utah State
Lauren Lindstom, D, So., Fresno State
Kendall VanDine, D, Sr., Fresno State
Summer Tillostson, D, Sr., Utah State
Natalie Norris, D, So., Utah State
Molli Merrill, GK, Sr., Utah State
Second Team all-WAC
Skye Shimabukuro, F, Hawai'i
Yolanda McMillion, F, Jr., New Mexico State
Kelsey Lord, F, Jr., San Jose State
Vanessa Gonzalez, MF, Jr., Fresno State
Laura Dodd, MF, Sr., Fresno State
Lauren Sanchez, MF, Sr., San Jose State
Chandra Salmon-Christensen, D, Sr., Utah State
Brittani Lum, D, Sr., Hawai'i
Jessica Ingram, D, Sr., San Jose State
Taryn Rose, D, Fr., Utah State
Meghan Maiwald, GK, Sr., San Jose State
Offensive Player of the Year: Shantel Flanary, F, Sr., Utah State
Defensive Player of the Year: Natalie Norris, Jr., D, Utah State
Freshman of the Year: Taryn Rose, D, Fr., Utah State
Coach of the Year: Heather Cairns, Utah State