ASU's LePeilbet Named Player of the Week

Oct. 14, 2003

ARIZONA STATE DEFENDER AMY LEPEILBETNAMED PAC-10 WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYER OF THE WEEK

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- ARIZONA STATE senior defender Amy LePeilbet has been named the Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 7-13, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

LePeilbet, from Crystal Lake, Ill., scored the game-winning goal on a 45-yard free kick to beat Stanford, 1-0. It was the third goal of the season and second game-winner for LePeilbet this year. Against Cal, LePeilbet was at the center of an ASU defense that held California to only seven shots.

ASU (8-2-2 overall, 2-0 in Conference play), swept the Bay Area series for the first time in the program's eight-year history. The Sun Devils' shutout of the Cardinal was their sixth of the year. Arizona State is ranked 24th in this week's NSCAA/Adidas and Soccer America polls, and will cross the desert this Saturday for a battle against rival Arizona.

This is LePeilbet's first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and ASU's seventh weekly honor all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Katie Ratican, Fr F, CAL; Mele French, So F, ORE; Tessa Baker, So F, OSU; Allyson Marquand, Sr D/MF, STAN; Iris Mora, So F, UCLA.

2003 PAC-10 WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 2- Tina Frimpong, Jr F, WASH; Sept. 9- Tessa Baker, So F, OSU; Sept. 16- Nicole Garbin, So F, ORE; Sept. 23- Tina Frimpong, Jr F, WASH; Sept. 30- Rosa Anna Tantillo, Fr F, USC; Oct. 7- Sarah-Gayle Swanson, Sr F, UCLA; Oct. 14- Amy LePeilbet, Sr D, ASU.

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