San Diego State's Jamel Wallace Named Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week
Sept. 25, 2007
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.-- SAN DIEGO STATE sophomore forward/defender Jamel Wallace has been named the Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week for Sept. 18- 24, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Wallace, from San Diego, Calif., helped the Aztecs win the UNLV Tournament over the weekend with victories over Missouri State and Drake. Against MSU, Wallace scored the only goal of the game and defended against Missouri's attack to preserve the 1-0 shutout and the win.
Against Drake, Wallace was the first Aztec to score, making a goal in the seventh minute before moving to defense to help his team maintain the lead and the 2-1 double-overtime win. In the last two games, Wallace shot four times, made two goals, and aquired four points.
This season, Wallace leads the team in goals (3), points (6), and minutes played (619).
This is Wallace's first weekly honor and the fifth all-time award for the Aztecs.
Also Nominated: Andrew Wiedeman, Fr., F, CAL; Packy Deenihan, Jr., GK, OSU; Dan Shapiro, Sr., F, STAN; Chance Myers, So., D, UCLA; Kevin Forrest, Sr., F, WASH.
2007 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 4- Kevin Forrest, Sr., F, WASH; Sept. 11- Brian Perk, So., GK, UCLA; Sept. 18- Maxwell Griffin, Jr., F, UCLA; Sept. 25- Jamel Wallace, So., F/D, SDSU.