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.
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