This Week in Pac-10 Women's Soccer (11/7/00)

Nov. 7, 2000

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Wed., Nov. 8 (first round)Montana at WASHINGTON STATE, 1 p.m.San Diego at USC, 3 p.m.SW Missouri State at ARIZONA STATE, 7 p.m.San Jose State at STANFORD, 7:30 p.m.

Sat., Nov. 11 (second round)Winner of Santa Clara-Cal Poly SLO at CALIFORNIA, 1 p.m.

Winner of USC-San Diego at UCLA, 1 p.m.

Winner of ARIZONA STATE-SW Missouri State at Portland, 1 p.m.

Winner of STANFORD-San Jose State at Brigham Young, 5 p.m.

Sun., Nov. 12 (second round)Winner of WASHINGTON STATE-Montana at WASHINGTON, 12 noon




All times are local to game sites

NSCAA TOP 25 POLL(Nov. 6)	Rank	Team	1.	Notre Dame (20-0-1)	2.	Nebraska (21-1)	3.	WASHINGTON (17-2)	4.	North Carolina (16-3)	5.	Clemson (17-2-1)	6.	Penn State (20-2-1)	7.	CALIFORNIA (17-2-1)	8.	Brigham Young (18-3-1)	9.	Texas A&M (17-6)	10.	UCLA (15-3-1)	11.	Florida (16-7)	12.	Portland (15-3)	13.	Connecticut (15-6-2)	14.	Virginia (10-7-1)	15.	Duke (13-6-1)	16.	STANFORD (13-5-1)	17.	Marquette (19-2-1)	18.	Dartmouth (13-4-0)	19.	Hartford (16-3)	20.	Florida State (12-7-2)	21.	William & Mary (15-5)	22.	USC (13-5-2)	23.	Southern Methodist (13-5-1)	24.	Santa Clara (13-6-1)	25.	Michigan (12-8-1)

SOCCER AMERICA(Nov. 5) Rank Team 1. Notre Dame (120-0-1) 2. Penn State (20-2-1) 3. Nebraska (21-1-0) 4. CALIFORNIA (17-2-1) 5. WASHINGTON (17-2-0) 6. UCLA (15-3-1) 7. Clemson (17-2-1) 8. North Carolina (16-3-0) 9. Brigham Young (18-3-1) 10. Portland (15-3) 11. STANFORD (13-5-1) 12. Texas A&M (17-6) 13. USC (13-5-2) 14. Florida State (12-7-2) 15. Wake Forest (10-7-2) 16. Florida (16-7) 17. Dartmouth (13-4) 18. Connecticut (15-6-2) 19. WSU (13-6) 20. Boston University (15-6)

Note: Other polls ranking D-I women's soccer include: Soccer Buzz,Soccer Times and American Soccer Writers.

Pac-10 Player of the Week

USC senior midfielder/forward Isabelle Harvey has been named the Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 31-Nov. 6, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced.

Harvey, from Cap-Rouge, Quebec, recorded the game-winning goal in both matches last weekend in the Trojans' 3-1 win at Arizona and 1-0 overtime win at Arizona State. Harvey recorded a goal and an assist on against the Wildcats, including her goal on a penalty kick. On Sunday, Harvey scored with one second remaining in the first overtime period at Arizona State. She now has 22 career game-winning goals and is the school's career leader in goals (48), assists (39) and points (135).

With the wins over Arizona and Arizona State, the Trojans finished their season at 13-5-2, 5-3-1. USC earned its third straight NCAA Tournament berth and will host San Diego in the first round.

This is Harvey's third career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and USCs 12th Player of the Week honor all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Stacey Tullock, ASU, Maite Zabala, CAL, Sarah-Gayle Swanson, UCLA, Marcie Ward, STAN, Kim Morgan, WSU.

PREVIOUS PAC-10 WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Aug. 29 - Tami Bennett, Sr F, Washington, Sept. 5 - Carolina Putz, Jr, F, Washington, Sept. 12 - Carly Smolak, Sr GK, Stanford, Sept. 19 - Marcia Wallis, So F, Stanford, Sept. 26 - Maite Zabala, Sr Gk, California, Oct. 2 - Laura Schott, So F, California, Oct. 9 - Antoinette Marjanovic, Jr MF, Arizona State, Oct. 16 - Tracey Milburn, Sr F, UCLA, Oct. 23 - Hope Solo, So Gk, Washington, Oct. 30 - Stephanie Rigamat, Jr F, UCLA, Nov. 6 - Isabelle Harvey, Sr MF/F, USC.

Team Notes

ARIZONA: The Wildcats were unable to end their season on a high note, losing to USC and UCLA. Six of Arizona's final seven opponents were nationally ranked. The Wildcats set or tied 30 school records this season, including most overtime games (6) and most overtime victories (2).

ARIZONA STATE: The Sun Devils split games last weekend with their Southern California rivals. Junior MF Stacey Tullock sealed ASU's 1-0 double overtime upset win over UCLA. The win marked the first time the Sun Devils have ever beaten the Bruins. ASU will make its first postseason appearance, hosting Southwest Missouri State Wednesday.

CALIFORNIA: The Bears blanked both Oregon and Oregon State to improve to 17-2-1 overall. The 17 wins is a new California record. With the shutouts, senior GK Maite Zabala increased her record to 26.5 career shutouts. The Bears earned their ninth playoff selection and a first-round bye.

OREGON: The Ducks dropped both games to Stanford and California, 4-0. Freshman F Ann Westermark led Oregon with three shots against the Cardinal, while sophomore F Julie McLellan notched three shots against the Golden Bears. Oregon finished the season 4-15-1 overall, with a conference record of 1-7-1.

OREGON STATE: The Beavers suffered their second and third consecutive shutouts at the hands of California and Stanford. Senior GK Jerika Duran tallied 14 saves to bring her season total to 91, good for fourth in the Conference. Oregon State finished the season 6-13-2 overall with a 0-7-2 conference mark.

STANFORD: The Cardinal finished strong with wins over Oregon and Oregon State. Stanford notched two shutouts, led by freshman F Marcie Ward. Ward scored two goals and added an assist. She broke Stanford's single-season assist record (14) previously held by U.S. National Team member Julie Foudy. The Cardinal makes its third straight postseason appearance and 10th in 11 seasons.

UCLA: Freshman F Sarah-Gayle Swanson netted her second hat trick of the season in the Bruins 8-0 win over Arizona. The win equaled UCLA's largest margin of victory in school history. UCLA earned its highest seeding in the NCAA Tournament at No. 6. Their selection marked UCLA's fourth consecutive tournament appearance and third straight year that they have received a first-round bye.

USC: Senior MF/F Isabelle Harvey scored with one second left in the first overtime period to beat ASU 1-0. Freshman F Jessica Edwards recorded four shots to set a new Trojan record for shots in a season (93). Harvey also had a goal and an assist in USC's win over Arizona. The win solidified USC's NCAA Tournament berth.

WASHINGTON: The Huskies suffered their first conference loss of the season at the hands of instate rival Washington State. The loss stopped Washington's 11-game winning streak. Eight of the Huskies's last nine games have been decided by one-goal margins. Washington received the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament and was given a first-round bye.

WASHINGTON STATE: The Cougars closed out the season with an 1-0 overtime upset win over Washington. Freshman MF Kim Morgan scored the game winner. The win put Washington State into postseason play for only the second time in school history. The Cougars also earned a No. 21 ranking making them only the second team to be ranked nationally in WSU history.

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