Mautz was on loan from NWSL club Chicago Red Stars in her second season in the W-League. 

She scored two goals and had many more assists to her name. 

“It’s an honour to be receiving this award,” Mautz told Adelaide United.

“I would never have been able to get this award if it weren’t for my teammates and coaches pushing me every day,” she said.

Emily Condon took out the rising start award after a season which saw her make her senior debut for the Matildas and continue to impress in Adelaide colours. 

She scored two goals and had one assist.

American forward Makenzy Doniak took out the Golden Boot scoring seven goals in 12 games and came fourth in the W-League Golden Boot tally for the 2017/18 season.

Doniak was in her first ever W-League season. 

"I am so grateful to have played for this amazing club," said in a Twitter post.