“She had two amazing back-to-back games and was our quiet MVP,” said head coach Julie Woodward. “She quarterbacks our midfield. She is often not recognized because she plays a position in which she does not have the opportunity to get a lot of stats.”
Besagno was one of only four Redhawks who played all 180 minutes during opening weekend. She took five shots across the two matches, with two shots on goal.
Academically, she has a 3.806 cumulative GPA and is a nursing major.
Seattle U women’s soccer takes their first road trip of the 2012 regular season to face San Diego State on Friday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m. before returning home to host Eastern Washington on Sunday, Aug. 26 at 1 p.m.
The Seattle University athletics department names a Featured Student-Athlete each Tuesday based on performances both in the classroom and in competition.