Pac-12 announces women's soccer players of the week
Offensive: Sophia Smith, FR, STAN (Windsor, Colo.)
2 GWG, 12 SH, 4 PTS
• Scored the game-winning goal in a 3-2 victory over No. 15 UCLA and the golden goal in overtime to defeat No. 2 USC 1-0.
• Notched her sixth goal of the season to tie for a team-high with teammate Catarina Macario. The duo have led the ninth-best scoring offense in the country and second-best in the Pac-12 with 2.64 goals per game.
• Helped extend the Cardinal's program-record unbeaten streak to 33 games, the eighth-longest in Division I history and longest since UCLA went 44 games unbeaten from 2013-14.
• Named the Top Drawer Soccer Player of the Week after scoring back-to-back game-winning-goals to defeat two major Pac-12 competitors.
• Earns first-career weekly honor and the 68th all-time weekly nod for the Cardinal.
Defensive: Maegan O’Neill, SR, WSU (Spokane, Wash.)
2 G, 4 PTS, 2 GWG
• Scored a pair of game-winning goals to defeat Oregon 2-1 and Oregon State 2-0, and helped No. 7 Washington State remain the only undefeated team in the country.
• Led a backfield that notched its fifth shutout of the season and limited the Beavs to just five shots and did not allow a goal in the run of play against the Ducks.
• The Cougs’ 10th-straight win ties a program-record and matches the program’s 2017 win total.
• Earns first-career weekly honor and the 23rd all-time weekly nod for the Cougars.
Goalkeeper: Alison Jahansouz, SR, STAN (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
1 GA, 7 SVS, 186 Min.
• Notched seven saves in a 3-2 win over No. 15 UCLA and a 1-0 overtime victory over No. 2 USC, playing every minute in goal.
• Earned a fourth shutout of the season against the Trojans to extend Stanford’s Pac-12 win streak to 21 games and record its second win over a No. 2 team this season.
• Has allowed only six goals in nine starts this season, including four starts over top-20 opponents.
• Earns second-career weekly honor and second of the season. Marks Stanford’s 69th all-time weekly nod.
ALSO NOMINATED THIS WEEK:
Offensive: Jill Aguilera, ARIZ; Taylor Kornieck, COLO; Sydney Studer, OSU; Viviana Villacorta, UCLA; Mireya Grey, WASH.
Defensive: Samantha Falasco, ARIZ; Erin Greening, COLO; Emery Wallerich, OSU; Tegan McGrady, STAN; Sunny Dunphy, UCLA; Hailey Stodden, UTAH.
Goalkeeper: Lainey Burdett, ARIZ; Jalen Tompkins, COLO; Bridgette Skiba, OSU; Lauren Brzykcy, UCLA; Carly Nelson, UTAH; Siena Ruelas, WASH; Rachel Thompson, WSU.
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