Stanford Midfielder Kyle Hency Named Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week

Nov. 6, 2007

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif.-- STANFORD redshirt senior midfielder Kyle Hency has been named the Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 30- Nov. 5, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Hency, from Waterloo, Ill., helped the Cardinal defeat the first and second place teams in the Pac-10, UCLA and San Diego State, respectively. Against the Bruins, Hency shot twice and made the game winning goal to secure the 2-1 win over UCLA. Against San Diego State, Hency led the Cardinal with two goals on four shots to give them the 3-0 victory.

In the past two games, Hency scored both the game winning goals and fired six shots, scoring on half of his attmepts.

Stanford (3-2-2, 6-4-5) will resume play this weekend as the Cardinal takes on Oregon State on Fri., Nov. 9 and Washington on Sun., Nov. 11.

This is Hency's first weekly honor and the ninth all-time award for the Cardinal.

Also Nominated: Javier Ayala-Hil, Sr., F, CAL; Nick Webb, Sr., F, OSU; Maxwell Griffin, Jr., F, UCLA.

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; Oct. 2- Brad Byrns, Fr., GK, SDSU; Oct. 9- Andrew Wiedeman, Fr., F, CAL; Oct. 15- Kraig Chiles, RS Sr., MF, SDSU; Oct. 23- Jason Leopoldo, Jr., MF, UCLA; Oct. 30- Ely Allen, Sr., F, WASH; Nov. 6- Kyle Hency, RS Sr., MF, STAN.

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