Missouri State selected fourth in MVC preseason poll, land two on preseason honor roll
Becker, Karlsen, Duckworth, Scott and Beaty earn prestigious MVC President’s Council Award
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
Molly Brewer Discusses the Honors College
2015: Missed the entire 2015 season with an injury sustained during preseason practice. She received a medical redshirt and will play in 2016 as a graduate student.
2014: Brewer started all 19 matches in 2014. She led the team with eight assists, the second time in three seasons to lead the team in the category. She also scored six goals, second only to Molly Huber’s single season school record 13. Her 20 points were a career high and matched her career total entering her junior campaign. She tied for the team lead with 51 shots taken and nearly half (25) were on goal. Brewer recorded her first assist of the season in the home opener against Utah State (8/24). She netted her first goal of the year at Tulsa (8/29). She scored again at Oral Roberts a couple of days later, adding an assist on a late match-tying goal. After a pair of goals and an assist the prior week, she earned MVC Offensive Player of the Week (9/3) and MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week (9/4) honors. Brewer scored a goal for the third-straight match and added an assist on the game-winning goal against Arkansas State (9/7). She racked up her third assist in as many matches at Betty and Bobby Allison South Stadium with a point versus Central Arkansas (9/12). Brewer netted two goals, including the game-winner, in the home victory over SIU Edwardsville (9/21). She assisted on the game-winning goal against Nebraska-Omaha (9/25). Brewer assisted on Huber’s hat trick goal in the conference home opener versus Indiana State (10/3). She garnered an assist at #16 Kansas (10/5). She scored an early second half goal in an eventual overtime win over Loyola (10/25). Brewer tallied her final assist of the season in the MVC Tournament semifinals against Illinois State (11/7). Brewer was named to the All-MVC second team after another outstanding season on the pitch. She picked up academic laurels from the Valley, CoSIDA and NSCAA as well.
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 pursuing her master’s degree in business administration after she earned a bachelor’s degree in general business at Missouri State in May 2016.