Roberts Named All-Region
Dec. 15, 2006
LAS VEGAS - UNLV women's soccer player Tanya Roberts was named to the NSCAA All-West Region Third Team, it was announced this week. It is the first-ever all-region honor for Roberts, and the second time in school history a Rebel has been named to the NSCAA All-Region team.
Roberts, a senior midfielder and native of Fremont, Calif., was a first-team All-Mountain West Conference selection after scoring four goals on the year, all game-winners, and adding three assists. She was also named the MWC Tournament MVP after leading the Rebels to their second-straight tournament title, and to its third-straight NCAA Appearance.
The senior was named to Soccer AmericaÃ¢?TMs Team of the Week on Oct. 4 after scoring the game-winner in UNLVÃ¢?TMs first win over a ranked team in school history, a 1-0 overtime win over No. 20 Pepperdine. Roberts finished her career at UNLV eighth all-time in career points (28), tied eighth in career goals (nine) and tied fifth in career assists (10).