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Amack Wins Pac-12 Honor

Sep 22, 2014

STANFORD, Calif. – Stanford sophomore outside back Stephanie Amack has been named women’s soccer Defender of the Week by the Pac-12 Conference on Monday for her performances in two shutout victories.

Amack, a Pleasanton, Calif., native who attended Dougherty Valley High, helped Stanford to its eighth and ninth consecutive shutouts, with victories over Santa Clara (3-0) and Cal Poly (2-0). Stanford is the only team in the country that is unscored upon and the Cardinal extended its shutout streak to a school-record 852 minutes, 12 seconds, dating back to last season.

Amack also was a force offensively, with forays up the left flank and into the penalty area on set pieces. She headed in a goal and assisted on another against Santa Clara, helping the Cardinal to its 10th consecutive victory in the South Bay series.

Amack was a starting outside back on the U.S. team that competed at the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Canada in August. She has outstanding skills, is strong in the air, and has great fitness. She has been vital to Stanford’s offense as well as defense. Also, Amack carries a 3.42 cumulative grade-point average.

She follows Kendall Romine as back-to-back Pac-12 Defenders of the Week for the No. 4 Cardinal (8-0-1), which opens Pac-12 Conference play at Utah on Friday (2 p.m. PT) in a match televised on the Pac-12 Networks.