Pac-10 Announces 2002 Women's Soccer All-Conference Teams
Nov. 20, 2002
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- STANFORD senior forward Marcia Wallis was named Pac-10 Player of the Year, ARIZONA STATE's Liz Bogus was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and WASHINGTON STATE head coach Dan Tobias was named Pac-10 Coach of the Year, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
PAC-10 PLAYER OF THE YEAR -- MARCIA WALLIS, SR, F, STANFORDWallis, a senior from Los Gatos, Calif., has scored 31 points this season (12 goals, 7 assists), bringing her career total to 116 points, which ranks fourth on the Stanford career charts. Wallis has helped guide the Cardinal to a 20-1-0 overall record (9-0-0 Pac-10) and its fifth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance. A two-time All-Pac-10 First Team selection, Wallis has played in and started in 84 consecutive games, setting the new Stanford record. Wallis also ranks third on the Cardinal career charts in shots (261), fourth in goals (48) and fifth in assists (20). Wallis has notched six game-winning goals and ranks in the top-10 in all nine applicable Pac-10 statistical categories, including points, goals and assists.
PAC-10 FRESHMAN/NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR -- LIZ BOGUS, F, ARIZONA STATEBogus, a freshman forward from Sandy, Utah, becomes just the second Sun Devil to garner Pac-10 Freshman/Newcomer of the Year honors, joining former All-American Stacey Tullock (1998-2001) on that elite list. Bogus helped lead Arizona State to a 12-7-2 overall record (4-5-0 Pac-10) and a tie for sixth-place in the Conference. ASU also earned a NCAA Tournament appearance, defeating Washington State, 2-1 in the first round. In 21 games this season, Bogus ranks first in the Conference in game-wining goals (7), third in shots (62) and sixth in points (22). Bogus is a 2002 All-Pac-10 First Team selection, one of only two freshmen to earn that distinction this season. She was twice selected as the Pac-10 Player of the Week and was named to the Sept. 30 Soccer America Team of the Week.
PAC-10 COACH OF THE YEAR -- DAN TOBIAS, WASHINGTON STATEIn his fifth season at Washington State, Tobias guided the Cougars to a third-place finish in the Pac-10 and a second NCAA Tournament appearance in three years. WSU finished the year with a 11-7-2 record (5-2-2 Pac-10), improving upon a ninth-place finish in 2001. Washington State faced Conference opponent Arizona State in the first round of postseason play, falling 2-1. Under Tobias' guidance, the Cougars rank third in the Pac-10 in shots (298), goals (41), goals per game (2.16 gpg), and points (127), and second in assists (45) and assists per game (2.37 apg). In his five seasons at Washington State, Tobias has accrued a 44-45-4 (.495) overall record.
2002 PAC-10 ALL-CONFERENCE WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAMS
Nicole Barnhart GK So. STANLiz Bogus F Fr. ASUWhitney Jones* MF Jr. UCLAAmy LePeilbet* D Jr. ASUJill Oakes M Fr. UCLANandi Pryce* D Jr.. UCLALaura Schott*** F Sr. CALMarcie Ward** F Jr.. STANMarcia Wallis* F Sr. STANCallie Withers* MF Sr. STANKim Yokers* MF Jr. CAL
Megan Abbamonto* MF Jr.. USCMelissa Bennett F Jr. WASHAli Fennell F Sr. USCAllyson Marquand* MF Jr.. STANManya Makoski F Fr. ASUIris Mora F Fr. UCLAKelly Nelson F Fr. ARIZHope Solo*** GK Sr. WASHSarah-Gayle Swanson* F Jr. UCLAKim Taylor F Fr.. WASHNicole Wilcox MF Jr. WSU
*two-time All-Pac-10 honoree **three-time All-Pac-10 honoree ***four-time All-Pac-10 honoree
HONORABLE MENTIONJessica Edwards (USC, Jr., F); Jenny Farenbaugh (STAN, Fr., F); Carly Fuller (CAL, Sr., MF); Hayley Hunt (STAN, Fr., D); Brittany Kirk (CAL, Sr., MF); Kat Lee (UCLA, Jr., D); Mandy Melendez (OSU, Sr., D); Alisan Pabon (STAN, Jr., D); Sarah Peters (ORE, Sr., GK); Natalie Spilger (STAN, Jr., D); Candice Wilks (ARIZ, So., F/MF)
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