UCLA's Jordan Harvey Named Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Oct. 4, 2005
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - UCLA senior defender Jordan Harvey has been named the Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week for Sept. 27-Oct. 3, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Harvey, from Mission Viejo, Calif., scored two goals and contributed to two shutouts in last week's identical 2-0 victories over No. 3 California and Stanford. Harvey scored a goal with eight seconds left to seal the Bruins' upset win over the Golden Bears on Friday, before scoring the game-winning goal against Stanford in the 34th minute two days later.
On the defensive side, Harvey's contributions helped UCLA record its fifth and sixth shutouts of the season. UCLA's defense held California to 11 shots, five of which were on goal. Harvey and the Bruins only allowed two shots from Stanford, none on goal.
As a team, UCLA is ranked No. 4 in the nation with a shutout percentage of 0.75. The Bruins have shutout four of their last five opponents and have not allowed a goal in four games at home. They also rank No. 17 in the country with a goals against average of 0.63, allowing single-digit shot totals in two of their last three games.
UCLA (2-0-0, 6-2-0), ranked as high as sixth by Soccer America, continues Conference play at Washington on Fri., Oct. 7 and Oregon State on Sun., Oct. 9.
This is Harvey's first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and 23rd weekly honor for UCLA.
ALSO NOMINATED: Robbie Findley, Jr., F, OSU; Kraig Chiles, So., MF, SDSU.
2005 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 6- Sal Zizzo, Fr., MF, UCLA; Sept. 13- Tyson Wahl, Sr., D, CAL; Sept. 20- Ryan Johnson, Sr., F, OSU; Sept. 27- Kraig Chiles, So., MF, SDSU; Oct. 4- Jordan Harvey, Sr., D, UCLA.