Pac-12 announces women's soccer players of the week
Offensive: Averie Collins, SR, Washington State (Bozeman, Mont.)
1 G, 2 PTS, 4 Shots
• Scored her fourth goal of the season to help then-No. 17 Washington State earn an overtime win over Gonzaga (1-0).
• Netted her second-straight game-winning goal in the first nine seconds of extra time against the Bulldogs.
• Second-career player of the week honor, Washington State’s 28th all-time. Earned her first player of the week honor in 2016 while a member of the Stanford team.
Defensive: Emily Smith, JR, California (Los Gatos, Calif.)
2 GP, 1 Shot
• Helped California remain one of the last two teams in the nation with only clean sheets defeating both San Diego (3-0) and Montana (1-0). The Bears’ five-game shutout streak to start the season marks the third time in program history and is their longest streak since the 2017 season.
• Led a backline that extended the Bears’ five-game winning streak and held the Toreros to their first scoreless match of the season.
• California’s defense has only allowed four shots on goal this season, the fewest of any D1 team so far this season.
• Earns her first defensive player of the week honor, California’s 45th all-time.
Goalkeeper: Anna Smith, SO, USC (Sammamish, Wash.)
180 Min, 7 SV, 2 SO
• Notched a pair of shutout wins last week as the Trojans remain unbeaten this season after taking down Northern Arizona (3-0) and Nebraska (2-0).
• Competed in all 180 minutes of play this weekend, posting seven saves, including a career-high six against Nebraska.
• First player of the week honor, USC’s 46th all-time.
Offensive: Jada Talley, ARIZ; Marleen Schimmer, ASU; Emma Westin, CAL; Roo Yarnell-Williams, COLO; Zoe Hasenauer, ORE; McKenzie Weinert, OSU; Catarina Macario, STAN; Penelope Hocking, USC
Defensive: Samantha Falasco, ARIZ; Gabbi Chapa, COLO; Alyssa Hinojosa, ORE; Ashleigh Fonsen, OSU; Naomi Girma, STAN; Ashleigh Plumptre, USC; Mykiaa Minniss, WSU.
Goalkeeper: Angelina Anderson, CAL; Jalen Tompkins, COLO; Katelyn Carter, ORE; Bridgette Skiba, OSU; Lauren Rood, STAN; Ella Dederick, WSU.
|Aug. 27||Catarina Macario, STAN||Brianna Alger, WSU||Teagan Micah, UCLA|
|Sept. 3||Tara McKeown, USC||Delanie Sheehan, UCLA||Teagan Micah, UCLA|
|Sept. 10||Averie Collins, WSU||Emily Smith, CAL||Anna Smith, USC|