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

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Offensive: Luca Deza, JR, M, California (Belmont, Calif.)
1 GWG, 1 Assist, 3 Pts
• Scored the game-winning goal and assisted another as Cal upset No. 4 USC (3-0), registering its second top-10 win of the season and completing its first season sweep of USC and UCLA since 1996.
• Netted her fifth goal of the season, a new single-season high, bringing her Conference point total to a team-leading five.
• Named offensive player of the week for the first time this season, and with Angelina Anderson’s goalkeeper of the week award, California’s 51st all-time women’s soccer weekly nod.  

Defensive: Naomi Girma, SO, D, Stanford (San Jose, Calif.)
1 GP
• Helped the second-ranked Cardinal extend its eight-game win streak with a victory over No. 16 UCLA (1-0) last week.
• Limited the Bruins to their second-fewest shots of the season (9) while not allowing a shot on target the entire match.
• Collects her first-career player of the week award, and the 74th all-time women’s soccer weekly award for the Cardinal.

Goalkeeper: Angelina Anderson, FR, California (Danville, Calif.)
90 MIN, 6 SV, 1.000 Pct.
• Helped California become the first team this season to shutout the fourth-ranked Trojans (3-0).
• Made six saves on the week to record her Conference-leading eighth solo shutout this season, tied for the most by any freshman in Division I. She also leads the league in save percentage (.857).
• Earns her second-consecutive and third-career goalkeeper of the week honor, and with Luca Deza’s player of the week award, California’s 51st all-time women’s soccer weekly honor.

ALSO NOMINATED:
Offensive: Tessa Barton, COLO; Maya Doms, STAN; Elyse Bennett, WSU.
Defensive: Samantha Falasco, ARIZ; Sydney Collins, CAL; Gabbi Chapa, COLO; Brianna Alger, WSU.
Goalkeeper: Hope Hisey, ARIZ; Jalen Tompkins, COLO; Teagan Micah, UCLA; Carly Nelson, UTAH.

PAC-12 WOMEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Date Offensive Defensive Goalkeeper
Aug. 27 Catarina Macario, STAN Brianna Alger, WSU Teagan Micah, UCLA
Sept. 2 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
Oct. 1 Catarina Macario, STAN Emily Smith, CAL Jalen Tompkins, COLO
Oct. 7 Catarina Macario, STAN Kaylin Martin, USC Anna Smith, USC
Oct. 15 Tara McKeown, USC Lucy Parker, UCLA Angelina Anderson, CAL
Oct. 21 Luca Deza, CAL Naomi Girma, STAN Angelina Anderson, CAL
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