UCLA Goalkeeper Brian Perk Named Pac-10 Men's soccer Player Of The Week

Oct. 21, 2008

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- UCLA junior goalkeeper Brian Perk has been named the Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 14 - 20, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Perk totaled nine saves in 174 minutes of action over the weekend as he earned a shutout against Washington in a 2-0 UCLA win Friday. He also held Oregon State scoreless for 84 minutes before being subbed out late in a 3-0 victory for the Bruins.

The Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., native helped the Bruins, who are unbeaten in eight of their last nine games, move into a tie for first place in the Pac-10 with 10 points and a 3-1-1 record. Perk lowered his goals against average to 1.34 and has collected 47 saves on the year.

This is the second weekly honor for Perk and the 33rd all-time for UCLA.

Also Nominated: Servando Carrasco, CAL; Danny Mwanga, OSU; Raphael Cox, WASH

2008 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK: Sept. 2 - Andrew Wiedeman, So., F, CAL; Sept. 9 - Robby Christner, Sr., F, OSU; Sept. 16 - John Moore, Jr., GK, STAN; Sept. 23 - Raphael Cox, Sr., MF, WASH; Sept. 30 - Michael Stephens, Jr., MF, UCLA; Oct. 7 - Matt McManus, RS-JR., D/F, SDSU; Oct. 14 - Michael Stephens, Jr., MF, UCLA; Oct. 21 - Brian Perk, Jr., GK, UCLA

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