San Diego State's Jorge Rosales Named Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player Of The Week

Nov. 4, 2008

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WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- SAN DIEGO STATE senior goalkeeper Jorge Rosales has been named the Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 28 - Nov. 3, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.

Rosales' solid play in the net helped lead the Aztecs to Conference victories over Stanford and No. 7 California over the weekend. On Friday, the San Jose, Calif., native faced eight shots and collected two saves in the team's 2-1 win over the Cardinal.

Against the Golden Bears, Rosales totaled five saves to record his first shutout of the season in the Aztecs' 1-0 victory. The senior faced 20 shots and eight corner kicks, while having to back a team that played a man down for the final 49:52 of the game.

This marks the first weekly honor for Rosales and the 10th all-time for San Diego State.

Also Nominated: Maxwell Griffin, Sr., F, UCLA

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; Oct. 28 - Brad Rusin, Sr., D, UCLA; Nov. 4 - Jorge Rosales, Sr., GK, SDSU

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