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.

PAC-12 WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

 

Offensive

Defensive

Goalkeeper

Aug. 21

Hailie Mace, UCLA

Maddy Haro, WSU

Siena Ruelas, WASH 

Aug. 28 Tatum Barton, COLO Mykiaa Minniss, WSU Teagan Micah, UCLA 
 
Sep. 4 Emma Eddy, ORE Sam Hiatt, STAN Kaylie Collins, USC
Sep. 11 Tatum Barton, COLO Kelsey Aaknes, COLO Alison Jahansouz, STAN
Sep. 18 Marissa Everett, ORE Karina Rodriguez, UCLA Jalen Tompkins, COLO
Sep. 25 Morgan Weaver, WSU Aaqila McLyn, WSU Rachel Thompson, WSU
Oct. 2 Sophia Smith, STAN Maegan O'Neill, WSU Alison Jahansouz, STAN
Oct. 9 Jorian Baucom, COLO Kaiya McCullough, UCLA Carly Nelson, UTAH
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