March 30, 2010
PULLMAN, Wash. - Carly Dobratz was named the Most Valuable Player of the 2009 Washington State women's soccer team, highlighting the team awards given out at the program's banquet, March 27.
Dobratz registered five goals and four assists for 14 points in 2009. One of her assists came during the first round of the NCAA Championship when the Cougars defeated Villanova 1-0. She ranks on the WSU career lists in goals (seventh, 17), assists (tied-third, 16) and points (sixth, 50). A midfielder from Gilbert, Ariz., Dobratz was the Washington Freedom's second round choice (18th overall) in the 2010 Women's Professional Soccer Draft.
Other award winners included Kiersten Dallstream (Offensive MVP), Ali Fenter (Defensive MVP), Mariah Cameron (Rookie of the Year), Jacquelyn Roth and Megan Murphy (Co-Most Improved) and Mallory Fox (Most Inspirational).
Dallstream led the Cougars with 13 goals and 33 points in 2009. Her seven assists tied for the team lead. Her point total is third best on the WSU single-season list and her goals and assists are each tied for fourth-best. In her career, Dallstream scored 30 goals and recorded 76 points. Both marks are third all-time at WSU. Her 16 assists are tied for third best with Dobratz on the Cougar career list. Dallstream, a forward from Fountain Hills, Ariz., went to the Los Angeles Sol in the first round as the ninth pick overall in the WSP Draft. She was subsequently selected by the Sky Blue FC in a dispersal draft after the Sol ceased operations ealier this year.
Fenter, a defender from Spokane, anchored a backline for WSU and helped the Cougars set a school record with 11 shutouts. Cameron, a native of Castro Valley, Calif., is also a defender. She made 20 starts in 2009.
Roth is from Gilbert, Ariz., scored two goals and tied for the team lead with seven assists from her midfielder position. Murphy, a native of Anchorage, Alaska, appeared in five matches off the bench after redshirtint in 2008.
Fox scored two goals and tallied three assists last fall. The midfielder from Scottsdale, Ariz., scored WSU's goal in its 1-0 victory over Villanova during the NCAA Championship First Round.