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Bothner Named to United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-West Region Second Team

Dec. 15, 2017

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - University of Denver women's soccer senior outside back Makenzie Bothner (Park City, Utah) has been named to the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-West Region Second Team, the United Soccer Coaches announced.

Bothner has a 3.3 grade point average in history at the University of Denver. The 2017 Summit League Defensive Player of the Year finished her Pioneer career with 77 appearances, starting 74 of them, and distributing seven assists, including four in 2016.

In 2017, Bothner led a Denver back line that allowed just 106 shots on goal, the fewest shots on goal per game allowed in the Summit League this season.  

Student-athletes receiving Scholar All-America recognition at the NCAA Division I level must meet the following criteria:
3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or better throughout career
Started more than 50 percent of all games and significantly contribute to their team
Nominated by head coach of current College Services member institution
Junior or above in academic standing; and, if a transfer student, in second year at school 

Student-Athlete Alumni Giving Challenge:
In 2017-18, the University of Denver is holding an alumni giving challenge in an effort to increase student-athlete alumni participation in the Denver Athletics Annual Fund. The sport program with the highest percentage of alumni participation will receive an additional $10,000 of support through the generosity of an anonymous donor. Former student-athletes can make a gift online, by calling 303-871-2388 during normal business hours or by sending a check to: Athletics Development Office
Attn: Kaley Rickert
2201 E. Asbury Avenue 
Denver, CO 80208  




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