CALIFORNIA BANK AND TRUST STUDENT ATHLETES OF THE WEEK
IS WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYER Haley Palmer.
San Diego State successfully defended its Mountain West
regular-season title after it beat Utah State, 2-0, on the road
The Aztecs knew the win was attainable once Palmer broke a
scoreless tie in the 18th minute. The senior split two USU
defenders, got into the box and blasted a shot that tickled the
twine. The goal from the left side was the preseason
All-American's first of the season.
Carrying a 1-0 lead into the second half, Palmer made sure the
Aztecs were leaving with the conference prize as she scored once
again in the 54th minute to bring the Aztecs lead to 2-0.
Palmer, a defender originally from Windsor, California is
playing her senior year with the Aztecs while completing her
major in health communications.
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