It’s Woman Crush Wednesday, which means it’s time to take a look at the college sports world and appreciate some of the standout athletes across the nation. Every week, we feature a handful of athletes that stand out among their peers. This week, we feature Oregon volleyball player Taylor Agost, who has been a fan favorite since breaking onto the scene when she sang the national anthem before the Final Four of the 2017 NCAA Tournament, FIU golfer Hannah Leiner, and Denver soccer player Brittany Wilson.
Check them out below.
Taylor Agost, Oregon Volleyball
Agost was one of four singers to perform the national anthem ahead of the Final Four of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. She instantly became a viral sensation. During her senior season with the Ducks, Agost was named to the All-Pac-12 Team and was an all-academic honorable mention. Agost was also named a PrepVolleyball Second-Team All-American.
Hannah Leiner, FIU Golf
Leiner was one of four freshman on the FIU women’s golf team which competed in the 2018 Conference USA Championships. Leiner began golfing at the age of 11 and went on to star at North Broward Prep before heading to FIU. Along with being a standout golfer, Leiner was a competitive dancer. She qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur in 2015.
Brittany Wilson, Denver Soccer
Wilson is a sophomore goaltender for Denver and started 20 matches during the 2017 season. Wilson ranks 122nd in the nation with five shoutouts and 71st for minutes played. Wilson allowed just 25 goals in 2017. Wilson was called up to the USA women’s national team on three occasions and is a two-time captain at Real Colorado, the No. 1 ranked ENCL team. Wilson chose Denver over Colorado, San Diego State, and Washington State.