New Mexico State junior goalkeeper Mikaela Bitner was named the WAC Goalkeeper of the Week for Aug. 27-Sept. 2. This is her first conference award of the season and the second of her career.
Bitner recorded a shutout in a 1-0 win over Southern Utah, Sept. 2. She played all 90 minutes in the victory and recorded seven saves. After missing the 2011 season due to injury, Bitner returned for a win and a 0.00 goals against average.
The Aggies host Sam Houston State, Friday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m. and Weber State, Sunday, Sept. 9 at 1 p.m. in the home opening weekend.