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Ilijah Paul Tabbed Pac-12 Player of the Week

Sep 5, 2022

SEATTLE – After a weekend of first, Washington's Ilijah Paul has been named Pac-12 Men's Soccer Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.
Paul scored his first career goal vs. Central Arkansas in Washington's 2-1 win over the Wolverines. In addition, Paul assisted on Nick Scardina's game winning goal.
Later in the week, Paul recorded his first career hat trick in the match vs. Utah Valley on Friday night, notching goals in the 47th,  50th and 63rd minute. His six points vs. Utah Valley are also a career-high.
This is the second consecutive week that a Husky has taken home the Pac-12 Player of the Week award after Christian Soto earned the honor last week. Paul was also named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week for his performance.
The Huskies travel to Tampa for a matchup with South Florida on Tuesday. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. PT/7:30 p.m. ET and streaming on ESPN+.
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