Washington Midfielder Raphael Cox Named Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player Of The Week

Sept. 23, 2008

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- WASHINGTON midfielder Raphael Cox has been named the Pac-10 men's soccer Player of the Week for Sept. 16 - 22, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Cox was instrumental in the Huskies' 3-2 overtime victory against No. 24 New Mexico to win the Husky Fever Classic. The Tacoma, Wash., native tied the match in the 79th minute, connecting on a shot from 20-yards out. Cox capped the Huskies' comeback scoring the game-winning goal in the 98th minute of play. It was the first-career multiple-goal effort for Cox.

The senior also fired off two shots in Washington's 1-0 win over Cal State Fullerton on Friday. He is currently tied for third in the Pac-10 in goals with three and is tied for sixth in points with seven.

This is the first weekly honor for Cox and the 19th overall for Washington.

Also Nominated: Hector Jimenez, So., MF, CAL; Maxwell Griffin, Sr., F, UCLA

2008 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 2 - Andrew Wiedeman, So., F, CAL; Sept. 9 - Robby Christner, Sr., F, OSU; Sept. 16 - John Moore, Jr. GK, STAN; Sept. 23 - Raphael Cox, Sr., MF, WASH

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