Pac-12 announces women's soccer players of the week
Offensive: Jorian Baucom, SR, COLO (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
3 G, 2 GWG, 6 PTS
• Scored three goals and two game-winning goals on the week, helping the Buffs defeat the previously only unbeaten team in Division I, then-No. 7 Washington State 3-1 and in the 2-1 win over Washington.
• Netted the game-winning goal in the 12th minute of CU’s win over the Cougs.
• Notched another two goals against UW to give her 11 for the season to tie with her teammate Tatum Barton for the Pac-12 lead. Also became the league’s points leader with 27 which is seventh-most in the nation.
• Also named the Top Drawer Soccer Player of the Week for her exceptional play.
• Marks her first-career weekly honor and the 20th all-time weekly nod for the Buffs.
Defensive: Kaiya McCullough, JR, UCLA (Mission Viejo, Calif.)
2 GP, 180 MIN
• Played every minute on defense in a 3-1 win over Arizona State and a 2-0 win over Arizona.
• Helped limit a dangerous Arizona State squad that ranks second in the Conference in shots-on-goal percentage, to just nine shots and one goal.
• Recorded two big defensive stops in the second half against Arizona’s leading scorer to give UCLA its seventh shutout in the season, tying for second-most in the Pac-12.
• Earns second-career weekly honor and the 74th all-time weekly nod for the Bruins.
Goalkeeper: Carly Nelson, JR, UTAH (Lindon, Utah)
12 SVS, 2 SO
• Notched two shutouts and made 12 saves in a 2-0 win over Washington and a 1-0 overtime victory over then-No. 7 Washington State.
• Faced a season-high nine shots and made eight saves in blanking the Huskies, then made another four saves against WSU to move her into second in the Pac-12 with 57 saves this season.
• Marked her third-straight shutout, the first time Utah has accomplished this feat in two years, for five shutouts on the season, tying for second-most in the Conference.
• Marks her second-career weekly honor and the 14th all-time weekly nod for the Utes.
ALSO NOMINATED THIS WEEK:
Offensive: Emma Westin, CAL; Sydney Struder, OSU; Catarina Macario, STAN; Viviana Villacorta, UCLA; Savannah DeMelo, USC; Ireland Dunn, UTAH.
Defensive: Erin Greening, COLO; Emery Wallerich, OSU; Tegan McGrady, STAN; Ally Prisock, USC; Holly Daugirda, UTAH; Kaylene Pang, WASH.
Goalkeeper: Olivia Sekany, CAL; Jalen Tompkins, COLO; Lindsay Lamont, OSU; Lauren Rood, STAN; Tegan Micah, UCLA; Kaylie Collins, USC.
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