This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer (11/20/00)
Nov. 20, 2000
UCLA continues its chase of the NCAA Championship and advances to the fourth round of the NCAA Tournament for the second time in program history ... The Bruins (17-3-1) travel to South Carolina and face Clemson on Saturday, Nov. 15 ... The UCLA/Clemson matchup marks the second of the season ... The Tigers defeated the Bruins 1-0 in UCLA's season opener this year.
NCAA TOURNAMENT GAMES
Sat., Nov. 25 (Fourth Round)
UCLA at Clemson, 7 p.m.
NCAA TOURNAMENT RESULTS
Sun., Nov. 19 (Third Round)
Portland 1, WASHINGTON 0UCLA 4, Texas A&M 0
All times are local to game sites
NSCAA TOP 25 POLL(Nov. 6) Rank Team 1. Notre Dame (20-0-1) 2. Nebraska (21-1) 3. WASHINGTON (17-2) 4. North Carolina (16-3) 5. Clemson (17-2-1) 6. Penn State (20-2-1) 7. CALIFORNIA (17-2-1) 8. Brigham Young (18-3-1) 9. Texas A&M (17-6) 10. UCLA (15-3-1) 11. Florida (16-7) 12. Portland (15-3) 13. Connecticut (15-6-2) 14. Virginia (10-7-1) 15. Duke (13-6-1) 16. STANFORD (13-5-1) 17. Marquette (19-2-1) 18. Dartmouth (13-4-0) 19. Hartford (16-3) 20. Florida State (12-7-2) 21. William & Mary (15-5) 22. USC (13-5-2) 23. Southern Methodist (13-5-1) 24. Santa Clara (13-6-1) 25. Michigan (12-8-1)
SOCCER AMERICA(Nov. 5) Rank Team 1. Notre Dame (120-0-1) 2. Penn State (20-2-1) 3. Nebraska (21-1-0) 4. CALIFORNIA (17-2-1) 5. WASHINGTON (17-2-0) 6. UCLA (15-3-1) 7. Clemson (17-2-1) 8. North Carolina (16-3-0) 9. Brigham Young (18-3-1) 10. Portland (15-3) 11. STANFORD (13-5-1) 12. Texas A&M (17-6) 13. USC (13-5-2) 14. Florida State (12-7-2) 15. Wake Forest (10-7-2) 16. Florida (16-7) 17. Dartmouth (13-4) 18. Connecticut (15-6-2) 19. WSU (13-6) 20. Boston University (15-6)
Note: Other polls ranking D-I women's soccer include: Soccer Buzz,Soccer Times and American Soccer Writers.
PAC-10 PLAYER OF THE YEAR -- TRACEY MILBURN, SR, F, UCLAMilburn, a senior from Moorpark, Calif., leads UCLA and is tied for fourth in the Pac-10 in goals (12), and ranks sixth in Pac-10 scoring (29 points). Milburn helped guide the Bruins to a 15-3-1 overall record (6-2-1 Pac-10) and leads the team in its fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. UCLA's No. 6 seed in the 48-team tournament is its highest in the eight-year history of the program. Milburn, a three-time All-Pac-10 first team selection, was a 2000 College Soccer Online preseason All-American. She started all 19 games this season and in only three seasons in Westwood, she ranks second at UCLA in career points with 78.
PAC-10 FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR -- MARCIE WARD, F, STANFORDWard, a forward from Alamo, Calif., leads Stanford and ranks second in the Pac-10 in scoring (12 goals, 14 assists) as a rookie. She helped lead the Cardinal to a 13-5-1 overall record (6-3 Pac-10) and its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance. With 14 assists on the season, Ward paces the Pac-10 and broke the single-season record held by U.S. National Team member Julie Foudy (13). Ward started all 19 games this season and is already tied for eighth on the Stanford all-time assist list. She ranks sixth on the school single-season point list (38). Her 0.74 assists average also leads the Pac-10. Ward was named a first team Pac-10 All-Conference selection this season, the only freshman so honored. She is the second straight Stanford player to be named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year.
PAC-10 COACH OF THE YEAR -- LESLE GALLIMORE, WASHINGTONIn her seventh season at Washington, Gallimore guided the Huskies to their first ever Pac-10 championship and an all-time best 17 victories, including a school-record 11-game winning streak. Under Gallimore's guidance, Washington became the first school from outside the state of California to capture the Pac-10 women's soccer title. The Huskies finished with a 17-2 overall record, 8-1 in the Pac-10, and earned their fifth NCAA Tournament appearance in the last seven seasons. Gallimore has posted a 79-53-5 record at Washington, including a 37-15-2 mark in Conference play. In 2000, Washington ranked third in the Pac-10 in points (140), goals (51), goals allowed (16) and goals allowed per game (0.84 gpg).
PREVIOUS PAC-10 WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Aug. 29 - Tami Bennett, Sr F, Washington, Sept. 5 - Carolina Putz, Jr, F, Washington, Sept. 12 - Carly Smolak, Sr GK, Stanford, Sept. 19 - Marcia Wallis, So F, Stanford, Sept. 26 - Maite Zabala, Sr Gk, California, Oct. 2 - Laura Schott, So F, California, Oct. 9 - Antoinette Marjanovic, Jr MF, Arizona State, Oct. 16 - Tracey Milburn, Sr F, UCLA, Oct. 23 - Hope Solo, So Gk, Washington, Oct. 30 - Stephanie Rigamat, Jr F, UCLA, Nov. 6 - Isabelle Harvey, Sr MF/F, USC.