Janelle Kramer (Silver Creek) had an assist on the first goal of the game for the University of Northern Colorado in a 3-0 win over Eastern Washington. Kramer, a defender, has started every game of the season for UNC.
Lauren Braman (Niwot) has started all 17 games for the University of Nevada as a defender. Nevada is 6-9-2 on the season.
Peter Freeman (Niwot) scored one of the three goals for Adams State in its first ever victory, a 3-1 win over Colorado Christian. The victory avenged an earlier season 2-1 overtime loss to CC. With four goals in his career, Freeman is the leading scorer for the program, which is in only its second year. The following week Adams State lost to top-ranked Colorado School of Mines, 10-0. Freeman had one of the three shots taken by Adams State, but was unable to score.
Erin Gunther (Silver Creek) is the fourth-leading scorer for Creighton University with six goals and two assists on the season. Gunther has started all 17 games for the Bluejays, now 12-3-2 on the year. She scored the second goal in a 3-0 win over CSU-Bakersfield on a give and go from five yards out. Gunther scored the first goal in a 3-2 win over Northern Iowa, unassisted.
Gunther faced her high school teammate Danielle Figliola (Silver Creek) when Creighton played Drake. Creighton won the hard-fought contest, 1-0, and neither player figured in the scoring. Figiola is fifth in scoring for Drake with three goals and one assist on the season. She has started 14 of 17 games. She had an assist in a 2-0 win over Missouri State and scored the first goal off a header from 25 yards out in a 3-0 win over Southern Illinois-Edwardsville.
Kate Russell (Silver Creek) leads the Colorado Buffs in scoring on the season with three goals and five assists. Russell had an assist on Colorado’s first goal in a 3-1 win over Iowa State, then scored the game-winner on a hard shot from 25 yards out. Ironically, it was the only game of the season Russell did not start, but she played 69 minutes. Lauren Shaner (Niwot) started at Midfielder for the Buffs and played 36 minutes, but did not figure in the scoring. Russell also scored the first goal of the game against Oklahoma on a header, but CU was unable to score again, losing 2-1. Shaner came off the bench against OU but did not score.
Ryan Meske (Niwot) is a co-captain for the University of Dallas soccer team, and is making a name for himself in the school’s record books. Meske, a senior midfielder-forward, is now fifth all-time in scoring with 79 points on 29 goals and 21 assists. Meske is sixth all-time in both goals and assists. He scored the last goal of the game in a 3-1 win over Dallas Christian and picked up an assist on the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over Concordia (Tex.) University. Earlier in October he scored the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over Millsaps College.
Angelica Schira (Niwot) came off the bench for Colorado School of Mines to provide a key assist on the second goal of the game in a 2-0 win over Colorado Christian. Schira crossed the ball to the middle where a teammate gave a touch pass to Anna Evans, who put the ball in the net.
Gabby Najera (Silver Creek) has four assists on the season as a defender-midfielder for St. Cloud State University. Najera is a co-captain for the team and was third-team All Conference last season.