Dana Peart Named Inaugural America First Credit Union Utah State Athlete Of The Week
Sept. 4, 2007
LOGAN, Utah - Dana Peart has been named the inaugural America First Credit Union Utah State Athlete of the Week for the period ending on Sunday, Sept. 2. Throughout the 2007-08 academic year, America First Credit Union will be sponsoring the weekly award, which is voted on by a state media panel.
Peart, a senior midfielder from Brigham City, Utah (Box Elder HS) scored both of Utah State's goals this past weekend as the Aggies won at Texas State (1-0) and lost at TCU (3-1). Peart now has 12 goals in her USU career to rank fifth all-time in school history, including 49 career shots on goal.
Peart was named a 2007 preseason all-Western Athletic Conference selection after earning second-team all-WAC honors during the 2006 campaign. Peart is also a two-time academic all-WAC honoree, receiving the award as both a sophomore and junior.
Nominees from other sports included:
Women's Cross Country - Senior Stacie (Lifferth) Dorius (Layton, Utah) finished in seventh-place at the 2007 Utah State Open held at the American West Heritage Center this past weekend, helping USU's women's team to a fourth-place finish. Dorius ran the five-kilometer course in 17:53.6.
Men's Cross Country - Junior Seth Wold (Highland, Utah) finished first at the 2007 Utah State Open held at the American West Heritage Center to led Utah State's men's team to a second-place finish. Wold completed the eight-kilometer course in 26:10.2.
Football - Senior safety Antonio Taylor (Pomona, Calif.) had a game-high 10 tackles in Utah State's 23-16 home loss to UNLV. He also added one pass break up in the game.
2007-08 Utah State Athlete of the Week Winners Sept. 2 - Dana Peart, Soccer