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Pac-12 Women's Soccer Weekly Awards - Oct. 25, 2021

Oct 25, 2021

OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Mia Fishel, Jr., UCLA (San Diego, Calif.)
2 games, 2 goals, 2 assists, 6 points 

  • The junior forward had a hand in every goal UCLA scored this week with two goals and two assists. 
  • Scored two goals, including the game-winner, and assisted on the game's first goal in a 3-1 win for the Bruins at Washington.
  • Also assisted on the game's first goal in a 1-1 draw at Washington State. 
  • Leads the unbeaten Bruins with 11 goals and 25 points and leads the conference with five game-winning goals.

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Naomi Girma, Sr., Stanford (San Jose, Calif.)
2 games, 160 minutes

  • The senior defender anchored a Stanford defense that recorded a pair of shutout victories for the Cardinal.
  • Stanford allowed just six total shots, three on goal, in shutouts of Arizona State (2-0) and Arizona (4-0).
  • Marked the nation's leading goal scorer, ASU's Nicole Douglas, and limited her to just one shot that was off target.

GOALKEEPER OF THE WEEK: Nadia Cooper, Fr., Washington State (Houston, Texas)
2 games, 10 saves, 220 minutes

  • Allowed just one goal on 35 shots faced in 220 minutes of action against a pair of top-10 teams in USC and UCLA. 
  • Made five saves and recorded her sixth shutout of the season in holding No. 5 USC and its national top-10 scoring offense without a goal in 110 minutes of play. It marked just the second time this year the Trojans were shut out.
  • Also came up with five saves against No. 8 UCLA on Sunday including a game-saving play in the second overtime, coming off her line to stuff a breakaway by the Bruins.


Offensive Player of the Week: Ayo Oke, CAL; Shyra James, COLO; Ally Cook, ORE; McKenna Martinez, OSU; Maya Doms, STAN; Brianna Pearson, UTAH; Croix Bethune, USC; Summer Yates, WASH.

Defensive Player of the Week: Sydney Collins, CAL; Jade Babcock-Chi, COLO; Mia Palmer, ORE; Lilly Reale, UCLA; Brooklyn Courtnall, USC; Sydney Studer, WSU.

Goalkeeper of the Week: Angelina Anderson, CAL; Dani Hansen, COLO; Leah Freeman, ORE; Katie Meyer, STAN; Lauren Brzykcy, UCLA; Anna Smith, USC.

Date Offensive Defensive Goalkeeper
Aug. 24 Nicole Douglas, ASU Madelyn Desiano, UCLA Makena Smith, CAL
Aug. 30 Maya Doms, STAN Lieske Carleer, ASU Birta Gudlaugs, ASU
Sept. 6 Reilyn Turner, UCLA Bridget Rieken, WSU Anna Smith, USC
Sept. 13 Zoe Hasenauer, ORE Madelyn Desiano, UCLA Lauren Brzykcy, UCLA
Sept. 20 Mia Fishel, UCLA  Kylie Kerr, UCLA Lauren Brzykcy, UCLA
Sept. 27 Croix Bethune, USC Chai Cortez, ORE Leah Freeman, ORE
Oct. 4 Mia Fishel, UCLA Sydney Pulver, WSU Nadia Cooper, WSU
Oct. 11 Penelope Hocking, USC Naomi Girma, STAN Leah Freeman, ORE
Oct. 18 Shanade Hopcroft, COLO Courtney Boone, CAL Angelina Anderson, CAL
Oct. 25 Mia Fishel, UCLA Naomi Girma, STAN Nadia Cooper, WSU