Washington's C.J. Klaas Named Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week

Oct. 12, 2004

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington senior defender C.J. Klaas has been named the Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 5-11, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced.

Klaas, from Cherry Valley, Ill., scored two goals and added two assists in Washington's pair of matches versus No. 3/7 California and No. 7/20 Stanford. Against Cal, Klaas had a hand in all three goals - scoring one and assisting the other two - leading the Huskies to a 3-0 upset over the previously unbeaten Golden Bears. Klaas also scored his fourth goal of the season in UW's 2-2 double overtime time draw with the Cardinal.

Klaas is tied for the team lead and second in the Pac-10 in points with 12, on four goals and four assists. Washington's matches this weekend improved its record versus ranked opponents to 4-1-1.

The Huskies host Oregon State on Sunday.

This is the second weekly honor for Klaas, and the 12th all-time player of the week honor for the Huskies.

Also Nominated: Darren Fernandez, Sr., F, STAN.

2004 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 7- Chris Eylander, Jr., GK, WASH; Sept. 14- Andrew Kartunen, So., GK, STAN; Sept. 21- Mike Enfield, Sr., MF, UCLA; Sept. 28- Eric Kronberg, Jr., GK, CAL; Oct. 5- Brett Wiesner, Sr., F: Oct. 12- C.J. Klaas, Sr., D, WASH.

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