Two Missouri women's soccer players earn honors

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 | 7:23 p.m. CDT; updated 10:54 a.m. CST, Thursday, November 19, 2009

COLUMBIA — Two Missouri women's soccer players earned weekly awards after the team's successful road trip last weekend.

Senior Crystal Wagner was named Big 12 Conference Defensive Player of the Week award after helping Missouri shut out Baylor 5-0 on Friday in Waco, Texas. The Tigers allowed the Bears only five shots and only one on goal. Wagner also helped shut down Oklahoma's Whitney Palmer, one of the nation's leading scorers, in a 1-0 victory over the Sooners. named Michelle Collins the Primetime Performer of the Week after she scored the winning goal in the second overtime period against Oklahoma.  Collins is the team leader this season in goals (six) and points (16). 

The Tigers play next at 6:30 p.m. Friday when they host Iowa State at Walton Stadium. 


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