ASU's Silvestri Named Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player Of The Week

9/16 Player of the Week Release in PDF

Sept. 16, 2008

Walnut Creek, Calif. -

ARIZONA STATE junior goalkeeper Briana Silvestri has been named Pac-10 Player of the Week for Sept. 9-15, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Silvestri, a native of Terra Linda, Calif., helped extend the Sun Devils' unbeaten streak to three after shutting out both Baylor and the seventh-ranked Texas Longhorns on the road. After holding Baylor and a Texas team, who came into to the match averaging 2.6 goals per game, scoreless, Silvestri now ranks fourth on ASU's all-time shutouts list with nine.

Since missing the first three games of the season because of injury, Silvestri has tallied 12 saves and only allowed one goal in four games. She is currently ranked seventh in the nation with a .237 goals against average.

This is Silvestri's first player of the week honor and the 10th for Arizona State all-time.

Also Nominated: Renae Cuellar, Fr., F, La Puente, Calif., Arizona; Katie Oakes, Jr., MF, CAL; Teresa Bowns, Jr., F, ORE; Kelley O'Hara, Jr., F, STAN, Carly Butcher, Fr., MF, USC; Alex Kirk, Jr., F, WASH; Kiersten Dallstream, Jr., F, WSU.

2008 Pac-10 Players of the Week
Sept. 2 Teresa Noyola Fr. MF Stanford
Sept. 9 Lindsay Taylor Fr. F Stanford
Sept. 16 Briana Silvestri Jr. GK Arizona State

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