Jencks Named Top Drawer Soccer National Player of the Week
Sept. 19, 2017
SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga’s India Jencks was named the Top Drawer Soccer National Women’s Soccer Player of the Week Tuesday.
Jencks recorded a brace in both Gonzaga victories over the weekend to lead the way for the 7-1-1 Bulldogs. The sophomore found the back of the net twice in Friday’s 5-1 win over Fairleigh Dickinson and twice in the Zags’ 3-2 upset over No. 23 Memphis.
The win against Memphis marked the first time that Gonzaga has beaten a ranked team in 10 years. All three of Jencks’ shots versus FDU were on goal, while three of her four against Memphis were on frame.
The torrid pace improves the sophomore to eight goals in the last five games, and nine for the season.
TDS Women’s Player of the Week: India Jencks, Gonzaga
TDS Women’s Team of the Week (Sept. 11-17)
GK Brielle Preece, Pepperdine - Preece made made nine saves in the Pepperdine 1-1 draw against UCLA, the first draw for the Waves against the Bruins since 2011. Preece made three saves in the 4-1 win over UC Irvine.
D Nicole Molen, USC - Molen recorded an assist in the 2-1 win over Loyola Marymount. She was also a key player in the 3-1 win over San Diego.
D Hannah Alspach, Auburn - Alspach scored the game-winner in Auburn’s 1-0 win over Texas A&M last week.
M Jaye Boissiere, Stanford - Boissiere scored a goal and assisted on the game-winner against Santa Clara on Sunday.
M Joanna Boyles, North Carolina - Boyles assisted on the game-winner in North Carolina’s upset win over Florida State last week.
M Sophie Cortes, UNLV - Cortes scored three of the four Revels goals last week in wins over UC Riverside and Cal State Bakersfield. Cortes leads the Mountain West Conference in goals, assists, and points.
M Vanessa Flores, West Virginia - Flores scored the lone goal in West Virginia’s 1-0 win over Princeton. She was also a key player in the victory over La Salle.
M Imani Dorsey, Duke - Dorsey scored a goal and recorded an assist in the Blue Devils’ 3-0 win over Virginia Tech on Sunday.
M India Jencks, Gonzaga - Jencks scored four goals in two games to help Gonzaga win a pair of games last week. She leads Gonzaga with nine goals this season.
F Deanne Rose, Florida - Rose scored the equalizer and the game-winner on Sunday in the 2-1 win over Iowa State.
F Bridget Daley, Idaho - Idaho was trailing 4-1 in the second half to Memphis before Daley and her teammates charged to a 5-4 win. Daley scored two goals in the comeback victory. She also had the game-winner in the 6-0 win over Nevada.
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