Arizona State's Manya Makoski Named Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week

Nov. 1, 2005

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Arizona State senior midfielder Manya Makoski has been named the Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 25-31, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

The Trumbull, Conn., native scored a pair of goals, including the ninth game-winner of her career, to lead the Sun Devils past then-No. 16 Arizona in Tucson on Saturday night. The 2-1 win over the Wildcats was the first for ASU against a ranked opponent this season and kept the Sun Devils undefeated all-time against UA at 10-0-1.

In 2004, Makoski became one of only three Sun Devils all-time to be honored as an Academic All-American. She also earned first-team All-Pac-10 honors, was on the Pac-10 All-Academic second team and was recognized as a Maroon & Gold Scholar-Athlete.

Arizona State (4-2-1, 9-6-3), travels to USC and UCLA in the final weekend of Conference play.

This is Makoski's first Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and Arizona State's ninth weekly honor all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED: Nadia Al-Lami, Jr., D/MF, CAL; Valerie Henderson, So., GK, UCLA; Amy Rodriguez, Fr., F, USC; Katie Hultin, Sr., GK, WSU.

2005 PAC-10 WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Aug. 30- Kara Lang, Fr., F, UCLA; Sept. 6- Elizabeth Bogus, Sr., F, ASU; Sept. 13- Nikki David, Sr., MF, ARIZ & Liz Eisenberg, Sr., F, CAL; Sept, 20- Iris Mora, Sr., F, UCLA; Sept. 27- Jessie Chatfield, Fr., GK, ORE; Oct. 4- Rachel Buehler, So., MF, STAN; Oct. 11- Mallory Miller, Sr., MF, ARIZ; Oct. 18- Ashley Sulprizio, Sr., GK, CAL; Oct. 25- Whitney Goodell, So., F, OSU; Nov. 1- Manya Makoski, Sr., MF, ASU.

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