Women's Soccer



4  Mercy Adetoye
Mercy Adetoye

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Englewood, Colo.

High School:
Littleton

Height:
5-7

Position:
Forward

Notes:
Team Captain


2004: Adetoye was named First Team All-MWC for the second consecutive year, becoming the first Wyoming soccer player to be selected to the first-team twice. She scored seven goals, dished out seven assists and took 73 shots on the year. She also scored three game winning goals, including the overtime game winner in Wyoming's first ever win over BYU. Her seven assists and 73 shots are the most in a single season in UW history. She ended the season tied for the most career assists at Wyoming (8) and the fourth most goals (14). She led the MWC in shots (73) and tied for the lead in points (21). She also tied for second in game winning goals (3) and ranked third in assists (7). She earned her second letter award.

2003: Along with Lori Scheider and Kristen Stangl, she became the first Cowgirl named First Team All-MWC in UW Soccer History. She scored four goals and tallied one assist despite missing the final five Cowgirl games of the season with a knee injury. She had one of the best games of her career as she scored two goals in Wyoming's first win over San Diego State in school history. She was named the MWC's Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 13 for her performance against SDSU. She played in 12 games, took 18 shots and earned her first Wyoming letter award.

2002: As a true freshman, she was hampered by injuries for most of the season. Despite those injuries, she managed to score three goals on 19 shots while playing in only nine games.

High School: A four-year letterwinner in soccer. She was named All-Conference and Littleton's Most Valuable Player during her senior season. She was named the Athlete of the Month for March of 2002. She scored the most goals in her conference in 2001. She was a member of the honor roll throughout high school.

Personal: Born January 27, 1984 in Nigeria. She is one of six children to Albert and Alice Adetoye. Five of the six children have played soccer at the college level. She is majoring in zoology and physiology. Her younger sister Comfort joined the Cowgirl soccer team in 2005.

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