Six Named to All-Big Sky Soccer Team

Nov. 6, 2007

After a record-breaking season, the Eastern Washington University soccer team made an impact on the Big Sky Conference, as six Eagles earned All-Big Sky honors on Tuesday (Nov. 6).

Freshman goalkeeper Jessica Blessard was named the Top Newcomer. Blessard graduated from Mount Si High School in 2007 in North Bend, Wash. She played in a total of nine games and had 34 saves and two shutouts. Blessard also earned honorable mention for goalkeepers. Blessard was named Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 29.

Senior Cynita Mott was named to the first team for the defenders. This is the first time that she had received all-conference honors. Cynita Mott, from Sacramento, Calif., graduated from Kennedy High School in 2003. She is a four-year letter winner for the Eagles.

Sophomore Chelsey Hannesson, from Langley, B.C., graduated from Walnut Grove Secondary in 2006. She was named defensive honorable mention. Hannesson has scored four goals, three this year off of free kicks from more then 25 feet out. She has one game-winning goal and a total of 34 shots.

Senior Carrie Conners graduated from Great Falls (Mont.) High School in 2004 and was a transfer from Walla Walla Community College. Conners was named defensive honorable mention for two years straight. She has played in a total of 36 games for the Eagles and has four shots. Conners was named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District Eight third team.

Senior Cyeeta Mott was named to the first team for the forwards. Cyeeta Mott is a graduate of Kennedy High School in 2003. She is a four-year varsity letter winner who holds eight school records and is tied for two. Last year, Mott earned honorable mention.

Cyeeta Mott's records include single-season goals (six), assists (four), points (16) and shots (58). She is also atop the list in career goals (14), points (35), shots (135) and game-winning goals (five). She tied the school record for single-season game-winning goals (two) and career assists (seven).

Junior Abby Jensen has earned honorable mention for two years straight now. She graduated from Sandpoint High School in 2005 in Sandpoint, Idaho. Jensen has played in a total of 54 games with seven goals, five this year, and two assists. Jensen was named Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 1.

This was the first such honor for all of these players except Cyeeta Mott, Conners and Jensen.

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