MEN'S GOLF: The America Sky Golf Conference has named Weber State's Jordan Herzog as its Golfer of the Week for the week of Sept. 1-7. The award is the conference's first of the 2008-09 season.
Herzog, a freshman from Plain City, led the Wildcats to a fifth-place finish at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational in his first collegiate tournament. Herzog shot rounds of 73-73-71 for a one-over-par 217 on the Air Force Academy's Eisenhower Blue Course, finishing 12th overall.
Also nominated for the award was Nick Nelson of Utah Valley.
SOCCER: Freshman forward Kierstin Wood scored twice to lead the Wildcats to a 2-0 win over UTEP on Friday afternoon at Wildcat Soccer Field.
The Wildcats (2-3-1) got on the board in the 27th minute as Whitney Smith found Wood on a middle run, putting her in a one-on-one with UTEP goalkeeper Chandra Morden. Wood placed a nice shot past Morden's sliding save attempt.
Wood scored again in the 81st minute when Hayley McCoy found Emily Freshman left of the goal, who in turn placed a nice cross to Wood in the center of the box for a shot to the right side of the net.
WSU goalkeeper Rebecca Ritchie turned away all three Miner shots on-goal for her second clean sheet of the season.
WOMEN'S GOLF: The Wildcats shot a total of 305 to successfully defend their title at the Weber State Invitational on Friday at Davis Park Golf Course in Kaysville.
The Wildcats finished with five players inside the top seven, led by junior Brittany Roberts, who earned the individual medalist honors playing as an individual. Junior Natalie Weber and sophomores Kelsey Adams and Emily Copier all finished in a four-way tie for second place with Brigham Young's Camille Gardner with 75's.
Roberts, from Bonneville High School, went out in 35 and closed with a 37 for her tournament-winning 72 on the 6,103-yard, par-71 layout.
Abbie Archibald of Utah Valley and WSU freshman Jordan Ulibarri each shot 76 to tie for sixth.
Utah Valley finished second in the team standings with a 311, followed by Southern Utah at 322 and Idaho State at 325.