OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Croix Bethune, Jr., USC (Alpharetta, GA)
2 games, 3 goals, 1 assist, 7 points
- Totaled three goals and seven points in a 2-0 week, which saw the Trojans fight for a Pac-12 title.
- The junior scored two goals and had an assist in USC’s 3-2 win over No.9 Stanford, including the overtime winner.
- Appeared in all three goals of the 3-2 win over Stanford, helping USC’s first goal and then scoring the equalizer before his overtime exploits.
- The midfielder also scored the game-winning goal for the Trojans in a 2-0 shutout against California.
- Bethune now has the second-most goals in the Pac-12 with 13, the second-most points at 33, the fourth-most assists with seven, and the third-most goal-winners with four.
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sydney Pulver, Sr., WASHINGTON STATE (Parker, Colorado)
2 games, 1 goal, 1 assist, 3 points
- Drove Washington State to a perfect weekend on the road to Oregon and Oregon State.
- Helped the Cougars register their 12th shutout of the year, the second in a season in program history, with a 1-0 win over Oregon.
- Also recorded the 89th-minute assist against Oregon, the WSU’s last game-winning goal since 2008.
- Scored the tying goal via a penalty in the 89th minute of a possible 3-2 win at Oregon State, marking the first time the Cougs have won by falling behind after 75 minutes since 2017.
GOALKEEPER OF THE WEEK: Lauren Brzykcy, Sr., UCLA (San Clemente, Calif.)
2 games, 0 goals against, 6 saves, 193 minutes
- The senior goaltender won two shutouts as UCLA swept Bay Area schools to remain undefeated and in contention for the Pac-12 title.
- Recorded his eighth shutout of the year against Stanford on Thursday, making four saves against the Pac-12’s No.2 offense in the 1-0 win.
- Added two saves on 13 shots faced in Sunday’s 1-0 overtime win over California, playing 104 shutout minutes to register his ninth clean sheet of the season at the top of the league.
- She lowered her goals against average to 0.50 and won her 14th and 15th wins at the top of the Pac-12.
Offensive Player of the Week: Jill Aguilera, ARIZ; Nicole Douglas, USS; Shyra James, COLO; McKenna Martinez, OSU; Mia Fishel, UCLA; Courtney Talbot, UTAH; Summer Yates, WASH; Margie Detrizio, WSU.
Defensive Player of the Week: Jenna Studer, ARIZ; Hannah Sharts, COLO; Madison Ellsworth, OSU; Jayden Perry, UCLA; Zoe Burns, USC; Jessika Cowart, WASH.
Goalkeeper of the Week: Hope Hisey, ARIZ; Dani Hansen, COLO; Bridgette Skiba, OSU; Anna Smith, USC; Olivia Sekany, WASH.
|24 august||Nicole Douglas, USS||Madelyn Desiano, UCLA||Makena Smith, California|
|August 30||Maya Doms, STAN||Lieske Carleer, USS||Birta Gudlaugs, USS|
|September 6||Reilyn Turner, UCLA||Bridget Rieken, WSU||Anna Smith, USC|
|September 13||Zoe Hasenauer, ORE||Madelyn Desiano, UCLA||Lauren Brzykcy, UCLA|
|September 20||Mia Fishel, UCLA||Kylie Kerr, UCLA||Lauren Brzykcy, UCLA|
|September 27||Bethune Cross, USC||Chai Cortez, ORE||Lea Freeman, ORE|
|October 4||Mia Fishel, UCLA||Sydney Pulver, WSU||Nadia Cooper, WSU|
|October 11||Penelope Hocking, USC||Naomi Girma, STAN||Lea Freeman, ORE|
|October 18||Shanade Hopcroft, COLO||Courtney Boone, California||Angelina Anderson, California|
|25 october||Mia Fishel, UCLA||Naomi Girma, STAN||Nadia Cooper, WSU|
|November, 1st||Bethune Cross, USC||Sydney Pulver, WSU||Lauren Brzykcy, UCLA|