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

Oct. 21, 2008

Walnut Creek, Calif. -

10-21 Player of the Week Release

Stanford junior forward Kelley O'Hara was named Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 14-20, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

O'Hara, a native of Fayetteville, Ga., tallied eight points on the weekend in the Cardinal's sweep of both Washington and Washington State.

In Stanford's 5-1 rout of Washington, O'Hara either scored or assisted on four of the five Carinal goals. O'Hara scored two goals in the game, including the eventual game-winning goal, and assisted on two separate goals in the game. Against Washington State, O'Hara recorded the team's third goal as Stanford went on to shut out Washington State 3-0.

After last weekend, O'Hara is ranked 11th in the nation in assists per game (.67) and leads the Conference in points (28), assists (10) and assists per game.

This is O'Hara's second Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and third of the year for Stanford.

Also Nominated: Karin Volpe, So., F, Arizona State; Valerie Barnes, Sr., F, California; Cody Miles, Fr., GK, Oregon; Colleen Boyd, Fr., GK, Oregon State; Lauren Cheney, Jr., F, UCLA; Ashley Nick, Sr., MF, USC; Veronica Perez, Jr., F, Washington; Kiersten Dallstream, Jr., F, Washington State.

2008 Pac-10 Players of the Week

Sept. 2 Teresa Noyola Fr. MF Stanford

Sept. 9 Lindsay Taylor Fr. F Stanford

Sept. 16 Briana Silvestri Jr. GK Arizona State

Sept. 23 Christina DiMartino Sr. MF UCLA

Sept. 30 Lindsay Parlee So. GK Washington State

Oct. 7 Ashley Thomspon Sr. GK UCLA

Oct. 14 Kristina Larsen Jr. F UCLA

Oct. 21 Kelley O'Hara Jr. F Stanford

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