Midwestern State's Michael Wood was named Lone Star Conference Defensive Player of the Week Thursday when the league announced its weekly awards.
The senior goalkeeper secured his first shutout in an MSU uniform by stopping two shots in a 2-0 win over Colorado-Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon at Mountain Lion Stadium.
The Crawley, England native also made five saves in a 3-1 road result over Colorado State-Pueblo Friday night at Rawlings Complex.
Eastern New Mexico's Kal Herbert gained top offensive honors after netting the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over West Texas A&M.
Midwestern State continues a five-game road swing with matches at Incarnate Word on Friday and St. Edward's on Sunday.
Midwestern State's Mallory Whitworth gained Lone Star Conference Goalkeeper of the Week Thursday afternoon when the league announced its weekly awards.
The junior from McKinney made a pair of saves to notch her second shutout of the season while leading the Mustangs to a 3-0 win over Southwest Baptist (Mo.) Thursday night at the MSU Soccer Field.
Whitworth moved past current Midwestern assistant coach Heather Primavera into second place on the school's all-time shutout list with 12.
She currently ranks amongst national leaders with a 0.31 goals against average and a .875 save percentage.
Eastern New Mexico's Emily Simon netted a goal off of a corner kick while helping the Zias to wins over Southwestern Oklahoma and West Texas A&M last week, while ENMU's Alysia Carrasco scored two goals in the victories to gain top offensive honors.
Midwestern State kicks off Lone Star Conference play with a pair of games this weekend the MSU Soccer Field. The Mustangs take on Angelo State Friday night at 7 p.m. before playing Incarnate Word Sunday at noon.