Men's Soccer Player of the Week (11/7/00)

Nov. 7, 2000

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- California defender Robbie Aylesworth has been named the Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week for October 31 - November 6, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Aylesworth, a freshman from Phoenix, Ariz., scored two goals over the weekend to help lead the surging Bears to a 1-1 record in the California adidas-Legacy Classic, a tournament that had three of the top five teams in the country competing (No. 1 SJSU, No. 3 Indiana, No. 5 Stanford).

Against No. 1 San Jose State, Aylesworth scored the first goal in a 3-2 loss, then went on to finish the weekend with the game-winner over No. 3 and two-time defending national champion Indiana, upsetting the Hoosiers 2-1.

Aylesworth, one of the young stars in Pac-10 men's soccer, now has three career goals with two going for game-winners.

This is the first weekly honor for Aylesworth and California's first Player of the Week honor all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Scott Leber, STAN, Mike Casale, WASH.

2000 PAC-10 PLAYER'S OF THE WEEK: Sept. 5- Shaun Tsakiris, UCLA, Sept. 12- McKinley Tennyson Jr., UCLA, Sept. 19- McKinley Tennyson Jr., UCLA, Sept. 26- Matt Olsen, OSU, Oct. 3- Shaun Tsakiris, UCLA, Oct. 10- Bryn Ritchie, WASH, Oct. 17- Ben Somoza, WASH, Oct. 24- Sean Sylvis, STAN, Oct. 31- Scott Leber, STAN, Nov. 7- Robbie Aylesworth, CAL.

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