Arizona State Volpe Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

Sept. 1, 2009

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- ARIZONA STATE junior Karin Volpe been named Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week for Aug. 24-31, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.

A native of Brentwood, Calif., Volpe tied a single-game career best by scoring the game-tying and game winning goal in the Sun Devils come-from-behind, double-overtime win over Tennessee on Friday at the Lady Vol Classic. With ASU trailing 2-1, Volpe scored the game-tying goal with 13 seconds left in regulation and then won the game in the 107th minute.

The goals moved Volpe into a tie for fourth place on ASU's career list for game-winning goals (7), eighth place for career goals scored (16) and 10th place in points (36).

This is the first weekly honor for Volpe, and Arizona State's 12th Pac-10 Player of the Week all-time.

Also nominated: Alex Morgan, CAL; Courtney Wetzel, OSU; Kelley O'Hara, STAN; Sydney Leroux, UCLA; Kiersten Dallstream, WSU.

2009 Pac-10 Players of the Week: 8/25 Christen Press, Sr., F, STAN; 9/1 Karin Volpe, Jr., F, ASU

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