Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week (10/9/01)

Oct. 9, 2001

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- WASHINGTON senior midfielder Caroline Putz hasbeen named the Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 2-8,Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Putz, from Bountiful, Utah, helped lead the Huskies to a pair of nonconference wins over the weekend, scoring a game-winner and setting up three scores to tie the school career assist record. Putz scored the game-winning goal in Washington's 1-0 win over Montana Oct. 5, the seventh game-winner of her career. She is now tied for second among Husky career leaders in that category.

Putz notched three assists in the Huskies' 7-0 defeat of Eastern Washington Oct. 7. Her three assist game increased her career total to 26, matching the school record that Theresa Wagner established last season. It marked only the sixth time in Husky history that a player hasbeen credited with three assists in a game.

Putz leads Washington (6-2-1, 0-0-0) with 5 assists and 9 total points on the season.

This is the second weekly honor for Putz and Washington's ninth Player of the Week honor all time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Laura Schott,, CAL, Stephanie Rigamat, UCLA.

Sept. 4- Marcia Wallis, STAN, Sept. 11- Kristi Loro�a, ARIZ, Sept. 18-none selected, Sept. 25- Kacy Hornor, CAL, Oct. 2-Stephanie Peel, ASU,Oct. 9- Caroline Putz, WASH.

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