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McFarland Named MW Defensive Player of the Week
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  09/19/2011
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Sept. 19, 2011

COLORADO SPRING, Colo.--- University of New Mexico senior Roxie McFarland was named Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week as announced today by the conference office. The award is her first of the season and her career. It is the third MW award of the season for the Lobos.

Hailing from Ogden, Utah, McFarland scored a late goal to help New Mexico earn a 2-1 home victory over UC Riverside on Sunday afternoon. McFarland made her only shot of the match count, launching a free kick pas the goalkeeper with 44 seconds remaining in regulation to help the Lobos snap a three-match losing streak. As a defender, McFarland and New Mexico's defense limited UC Riverside to only three shots overall (one shot on goal) in the match.

The Lobos are set to host Oklahoma at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23 at the UNM Soccer Complex for STUFF THE STADIUM. All tickets are only $2 and are also valid for the men's soccer game immediately following.

Friday, September 26
8:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at Fresno State
Sunday, September 28
1:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at San Jose State
Friday, October 03
7:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Air Force
Sunday, October 05
1:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Colorado College
Friday, October 10
8:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at UNLV
Sunday, October 12
2:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
at Nevada
Friday, October 17
7:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Boise State
Sunday, October 19
1:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. Utah State
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