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

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Offensive: Taylor Kornieck, SR, Colorado (Henderson, Nev.)
2 G, 1 GWG, 2 Assists, 12 Shots
• Helped the Buffs to a pair of victories to close out non-conference play, topping Northern Colorado (4-0) and Denver (2-0). 
• Recorded a brace in the Buffs’ victory over the Bears, posting a multi-goal match for the second week in a row and bringing her career goal total to 33, the second-most in program history. 
• Assisted on Colorado’s opening goal against the Pioneers, for the 23rd of her career, one short of tying a CU record. 
• Kornieck earns her second-career player of the week honor, Colorado’s 21st all-time.

Defensive: Brianna Alger, JR, Washington State (Monument, Colo.)
2 GP, 2 Assists
• Assisted both game-winning goals to help the No. 24 Cougs take the Rainbow Wahine Shootout title, beating Hawai’i (1-0) and Pepperdine (2-1), which previously defeated No. 3 Stanford and drew with No. 5 UCLA.
• Led a backline that gave up just one goal on the weekend, the first goal the Utes have conceded on the road this season.
• Allowed only 10 shots the entire weekend, a season-low three to the Rainbow Warriors and seven to the Waves.
• Earns her second defensive player of the week honor this season and the 29th all-time for Washington State.

Goalkeeper: Carly Nelson, SR, Utah (Lindon, Utah)
200 MIN, 12 SV, 2 SO
• Helped the Utes finish their non-conference slate 5-3-1 after drawing with Butler (0-0) and defeating San Diego (1-0).
• Recorded a pair of shutouts last weekend, earning her 19th-career clean sheet, the third-most in program history.
• Held the Bulldogs to their first scoreless match of the season in double overtime.
• Collects her fourth-career goalkeeper of the week honor, Utah’s 16th all-time.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Offensive: Jill Aguilera, ARIZ; Emma Eddy, ORE; Sophie Conrad, OSU; Catarina Macario, STAN; Mia Fishel, UCLA; Summer Yates, WASH; Molly Myers, WSU.
Defensive: Samantha Falasco, ARIZ; Hannah Cardenas, COLO; Alyssa Hinojosa, ORE; Kaillen Fried, OSU; Naomi Girma, STAN; Delanie Sheehan, UCLA; Aleea Gwerder, Utah.
Goalkeeper: Jalen Tompkins, COLO; Katelyn Carter, ORE; Bridgette Skiba, OSU; Lauren Rood, STAN; Teagan Micah, UCLA; Ella Dederick, WSU.

Date Offensive Defensive Goalkeeper
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
Sept. 17 Brianna McReynolds, OSU Emily Smith, CAL Angelina Anderson, CAL
Sept. 24 Taylor Kornieck, COLO Brianna Alger, WSU Carly Nelson, UTAH
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