North Bend’s Karli White named Great Northwest Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week in women’s soccer

Western Washington University junior forward Karli White has been named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, announced Monday by the conference office.

White, a North Bend native, Mount Si High School graduate and transfer student from Seattle University, helped lead the No. 1-ranked and defending national champion Vikings to a 2-0 week with wins over Colorado State-Pueblo (1-0) and Western Oregon (7-0). She scored a pair of goals, and assisted on two more, for a 6-point effort in the GNAC and home-opening victory vs. Western Oregon.

For the season, White ranks second in the conference with 12 points (4 goals, 4 assists). Among NCAA Division II leaders, White is 18th in the nation in points and tied for 38th in goals scored.

The player of the week honor is the first for White as a Viking; She was also a Western Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week or Oct. 10 to 16, 2016.

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