Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week Named

Sept. 16, 2003

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- OREGON sophomore forward Nicole Garbin has been named the Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week for Sept. 9-15, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Garbin, from Wailuku, Hawai'i, contributed two goals and one assist to lead the Ducks to a 3-1 win at Sacramento State and the first 5-0 start in school history. Garbin put Oregon on the scoreboard with a successful penalty kick in the final minute of the first half. She netted the game-winner early in the second half and added an assist on an insurance goal in the 82nd minute.

Garbin's point total (5) was one shy of the school single-game record set by Chalise Baysa in 1998. In only her 23rd game as a Duck, Garbin also moved to second all-time with her sixth career game-winning goal behind Baysa (7).

The Ducks next travel to the SMU Tournament in Dallas to face Texas A&M on Fri., Sept. 19, and then play the Mustangs Sun., Sept. 21.

This is Garbin's first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and Oregon's second weekly honor all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Candace Wilks, Jr F, ARIZ; Liz Eisenberg, So F, CAL; Nicole Barnhart, Jr GK, STAN; Whitney Jones, Sr MF, UCLA; Jaime Carstensen, Jr MF, WASH.

Sept. 2- Tina Frimpong, Jr F, WASH; Sept. 9- Tessa Baker, So F, OSU; Sept. 16- Nicole Garbin, So F, ORE.

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