Pac-12 announces women's soccer players of the week

Offensive: Morgan Weaver, JR, WSU (University Place, Wash.)
2 G, 2 A, 6 Pts
• Scored a pair of goals and recorded a pair of assists in a 4-2 win over California and a 1-1 draw with No. 1 Stanford.
• Netted the game-tying goal and added two assists to beat Cal, snapping the Cougs’ five-match skid.
• Scored a team-leading and career-high ninth goal of the season to tie the game with Stanford, the first player to score on the Cardinal since Sept. 27.
• Earns her second-career weekly honor and 24th all-time for the Cougs.

Defensive: Karina Rodriguez, SO, UCLA (Torrance, Calif.)
1 G, 2 SH, 2 Pts
• Led UCLA to its eighth-straight win with a 5-1 victory at Utah and a 2-1 win over No. 20 Colorado.
• Scored the game’s first goal on a set piece and helped limit Utah to three shots, just one on goal.
• Held a Colorado offense that leads the nation in total points and assists, and ranks fourth in total tallies to just two shots on goal in the victory.
• Earns her second-career weekly honor and second of the season. Marks the 77th all-time weekly honor for the Bruins.

Goalkeeper: Rachel Thompson, JR, WSU (Nikiski, Alaska)
10 SVS, 3 GA, 200 Min.
• Helped WSU snap a five-match losing streak with a 4-2 win over California and tie No. 1 Stanford with 10 saves on the weekend.
• Matched a career-high with nine saves in the draw against the defending NCAA Champions.
• Allowed just one goal against the Cardinal, which leads the nation in shots per game and ranks fourth in scoring offense.
• Earns her second-career weekly honor and second of the season. It marks the 25th all-time weekly honor for the Cougs.

ALSO NOMINATED THIS WEEK:
Offensive:
Kennedy Kieneker, ARIZ; Marleen Schimmer, ASU; Abigail Kim, CAL; Taylor Kornieck, COLO; Bayley Bruner, ORE; Taylor Lemmond, OSU; Catarina Macario, STAN; Ashley Sanchez, UCLA; Olivia Van der Jagt, WASH.
Defensive: Morgan McGarry, ARIZ; Jemma Purfield, ASU; Kelsey Aaknes, COLO; Ashleigh Fonsen, OSU; Naomi Girma, STAN; Julia Bingham, USC; Kaylene Pang, WASH; Maddy Haro, WSU.
Goalkeeper: Lainey Burdett, ARIZ; Nikki Panas, ASU; Jalen Tompkins, COLO; Halla Hinriksdottir, ORE; Lindsay Lamont, OSU; Alison Jahansouz, STAN; Teagan 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
Oct. 16 Leah Pruitt, USC Delanie Sheehan, UCLA Teagan Micah, UCLA
Oct. 23 Penelope Hocking, USC Kiara Pickett, STAN Lainey Burdett, ARIZ
Oct. 30 Morgan Weaver, WSU Karina Rodriguez, UCLA Rachel Thompson, WSU
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