Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week

Oct. 23, 2001

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- ARIZONA freshman forward Candice Wilks has been named the Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 16-22, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Wilks, from Altadena, Calif., scored both game-winning goals and assisted another while leading the Wildcats to a sweep of the Oregon schools last weekend. The victories mark UA's first back-to-back Pac-10 wins in school history.

In the 2-1 win over the Ducks on Oct. 19, Wilks totaled a goal and an assist, netting the game-winner in the 65th minute. In the 2-1 overtime win over the Beavers Oct. 21, Wilks scored the game-winner just one minute into the overtime period, giving Arizona its first ever Pac-10 sweep.

Arizona (5-7-1, 2-2-0 Pac-10) travels to Washington and Washington State this weekend.

This is Wilks' first career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and Arizona's third women's soccer Player of the Week honor all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Chalise Baysa, ORE, Amy Sauer, STAN.

Sept. 4- Marcia Wallis, STAN, Sept. 11- Kristi Loro�a, ARIZ, Sept. 18- none selected, Sept. 25- Kacy Hornor, CAL, Oct. 2- Stephanie Peel, ASU, Oct. 9- Caroline Putz, WASH, Oct. 16- Stephanie Rigamat, UCLA, Oct. 23- Candice Wilks, ARIZ.

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