Two players earn regional academic award while team hits the mark in the classroom as well.
Sarah Duncan named to second team, 10 Utes earn honorable mention.
Utes close out home season with dominant victory.
Utes force overtime with less than two minutes left, win in extra time.
Utes host Thunderbirds in home opener, prepare for annual rivalry game with Cougars.
2012: NSCAA All-West Region Scholar-Athlete ... started all 19 games and played almost every minute of the season at center back ... part of a defense that ranked third in the Pac-12 in goals allowed per game (1.11) ... recorded the first two assists of her career, including one on Harley Spier's overtime-forcing goal against Washington State and another on Allie Wisner's game-winning goal against Oregon ... took seven shots, putting five on goal ... named Honorable Mention Academic All Pac-12 ... one of 19 Utes named to the Athletics Academic Honor Roll both semesters ... one of 11 Utes to make the Dean's List both semesters.
2011: Missed the entire season with injury ... named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2011 semester ... one of 26 Utes named to the Athletics Academic Honor Roll in at least one semester and one of 15 to earn that status in both semesters.
2010: Played in the first four games, making three starts, before missing the remainder of the season with an injury ... was awarded redshirt status ... one of 17 Utes named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.
2009: Appeared in 11 games ... took two shots, putting one on goal ... named Academic All-MWC.
High School/Club: First-team all-state in 2008 ... Deseret News High School Athlete of the Week, KUTV 2 Prep Athlete of the Week ... Named Miss Soccer in 2008 by the Davis County Clipper ... four-year varsity starter and two-year captain (2007-'08) ... helped Bountiful to Utah state championship in 2006 and state finals in 2008 ... Utah Rush won Nomads Tournament in 2007 ... member of state ODP squad 2004-05.
Personal: Born on March 19, 1991 ... daughter of Mike and Sonja Okapal ... sister Lezi (20) is currently attending Utah ... undecided on a major.