Ashley Martin Named WAC Women's Soccer Defensive Player Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO – NM State’s Ashley Martin has been named Western Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 3-9.

Martin, a sophomore from Rio Rancho, N.M. (Cleveland HS), allowed just one goal and made 11 saves to help NM State secure a road draw against UMKC on Sunday. In a match where the ‘Roos outshot the Aggies 34-6, Martin made five saves in the first half to help the Aggies stay within striking distance and closed the match with four saves in the first overtime. She also started in the Aggies’ win over Chicago State on Friday, making two saves and allowing no goals during her 45 minutes of action. Martin had a .929 save percentage on the week and her 82 saves on the season place her 19th in the nation.