Cowgirl Close-Ups: Shaina Ashouri

In the ten-day lead up to the Cowgirls’ exhibition opener, will feature one Wyoming athlete each day in its Cowgirl Close-Up series.

Day 6 – The fifth installment of our Cowgirl Close-Up series focuses on last season’s leading scorer, junior forward Shaina Ashouri.

Other than soccer, what is your favorite sport to watch or play?

“Football, because it’s hard not to love it when you grow up watching the Broncos”


Other than the Louis S. Madrid Complex, where is your favorite place to play?

“Hawaii; after playing at 7,220 feet, it feels like you can run for days down there”


Of your teammates, who would be on a reality show and what would it be?

“Katie Marcheso; So You Think You Can Dance”


What is your biggest pet peeve?

“When you clearly get to a stop sign before another person, and they decide to go ahead of you”


Do you have a special or secret talent?

“My toes are double-jointed”

The Parker, Colorado native led the Cowgirls through the 2015 campaign with a team-best nine goals and seven assists, tying the single-season points record with 25. Ashouri notched her first-career hat trick in a 3-0 win over Idaho State (9/18), and tallied four game-winning goals on the year. Her impressive numbers earned her First Team All-Mountain West and Third Team All-Pacific Region selections.