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SMC's Vicki Shimkus is the WCC Player of the Week

Oct. 8, 2012

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference has named its women's soccer Player of the Week for October 8, 2012.

WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
VICKI SHIMKUS, SO., M, SAINT MARY'S

Saint Mary's sophomore Vicki Shimkus is the West Coast Conference Women's Soccer Player of the Week. In the Gaels' lone match of the week, Shimkus scored twice - including the game-winner in the 110th minute - as Saint Mary's earned a 3-2 win at Gonzaga. Shimkus got the scoring started in the 67' on a short-range shot, and connected on the golden goal in the final minute of double overtime to propel the Gaels to victory.

Also nominated: Michelle Pao, Pepperdine; Dani Russell, San Diego

2012 WEST COAST CONFERENCE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Aug. 20: Ellen Parker, Portland
Aug. 27: Lexi Deol, San Diego
Sept. 3: Amanda LeCave, Pepperdine; Amanda Frisbie, Portland
Sept. 10: Brittany Jagger, Loyola Marymount
Sept. 17: Amanda Frisbie, Portland
Sept. 24: Julie Johnston, Santa Clara
Oct. 1: Callie Payetta, Pepperdine
Oct. 8: Vicki Shimkus, Saint Mary's