Kelsey Fouch becomes the first MSU player to earn first-team honors, Molly Brewer and Alix Opfer named to third team
Senior Kelsey Fouch and juniors Molly Brewer, Cassie Le, Lauren Fussell and Alix Opfer honored for academic and athletic performances
Alix Opfer and Lauren Fussell score goals in MSU's semifinal defeat to Illinois State
Seniors Kelsey Fouch and Molly Huber, juniors Molly Brewer and Alix Opfer and freshmen Mary Disidore and Brooke Zimmerman pick up league awards
Bears and Redbirds face off on Friday in the MVC Tournament semifinals
Molly Brewer Discusses the Honors College
At Missouri State: Brewer showed a higher level of maturity late in 2013. She continued to compete at a high level in the spring and looks to be a scoring threat this season.
2013: Brewer played in all 19 matches, getting starts 18 times. She was named to the All-MVC second team after tying for the team lead with four goals. Two of her tallies were game-winners, the most on the team. Brewer recorded her lone assist of the year in the first game of the season against Oral Roberts (8/23). She scored game-winning goals in back-to-back matches against UNI (9/27) and at Loyola (10/5). Her goal at Loyola came in the second overtime and at a time of 108:22, the second-latest goal scored in a 110 minute match. She again scored goals in consecutive matches at Indiana State (10/25) and versus Illinois State (10/31). Brewer racked up 30 shots on the year, the second-highest total on the squad. She took a season-high six shots in the MVC Tournament match against Evansville (11/3). She successfully converted her PK in the MVC Tournament shootout versus Evansville (11/3). She led the team with 16 shots on goal. For her classroom accomplishments, Brewer earned MVC Scholar-Athlete first team honors following the season.
2012: Brewer made an immediate impact as a freshman and led the Bears with five assists. She was second on the team in points (11) and game-winning goals (2) and third in shots (28) and shots on goal (11). She scored her first career goal, the eventual game-winner, against Nebraska-Omaha (8/24). The next match, she picked up her first assist at Indiana (8/26). Brewer notched her first multi-assist match at Oral Roberts on Sept. 2 with helpers on Rachel Weimer`s and Lauren Wendt's goals. She assisted on Michelle Sommer's goal in the next match at Kansas (9/7). Brewer's second game-winning goal of the year came at UMKC (9/24). She had a break-out match at UNI (10/6) recording a goal and an assist against the conference foes. For her outstanding first season, Brewer earned MVC All-Freshman team accolades.
Background: Brewer started and lettered all four seasons for head coach Jeff Rogers' Glendale squad. During her career with the Falcons, she tallied 75 goals and had 47 assists. As a senior, Brewer helped GHS to a fourth-place finish in state and earned all-state, all-region, all-district and all-Ozarks first team accolades. She also racked up Regional Offensive MVP and District Offensive Player of the Year honors. Brewer was an academic all-conference team selection as well. She led the Falcons to regional, district and conference titles in 2011, a season that saw Glendale finish third at state. She earned first-team all-state, all-district and all-conference and offensive player of the year honors as a junior. She was named to the all-district first team her sophomore season. Brewer became the first GHS freshman to earn first-team all-state accolades. In addition, she was named regional player of the year after leading her team to regional, district and conference championships. Her club team, St. Louis Scott Gallagher, has won the State Cup each of her final three seasons and finished second nationally in 2011.
Personal: Brewer is the daughter of Rob and Karen Brewer and was born September 21, 1993. Her father, Rob, coaches the MSU women's soccer team and played collegiately at Lynchburg College. She is undecided on a major at Missouri State.