Women’s soccer had a banner 2011 season, winning the Big West Tournament and making it to the Elite Eight round in the NCAA championships where they lost to No. 3 Duke.
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) selected Shawna Gordon, Nadia Link and Alex Balcer to the 2011 NCAA Women’s Division I All-West Region Team. Gordon and Link both earned first-team honors, while Balcer was a second-team selection.
Link also was named to the NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Women’s Division I All-America Team, while Balcer was selected for the NSCAA Women’s College Scholar All-America Team.