[AWARDS: Week 5] UCLA senior Zakiya Bywaters, who scored four goals and added an assist in a pair of Bruin wins, is the
Soccer America Women's Player of the Week for games played through Sept. 16. For the Soccer America Team of the Week ...
Kelsey Wys (Florida State), Jr.
Led top-ranked Florida State to pair of 1-0 victories over No. 2 Duke and No. 14 Wake Forest, picking up her fourth and fifth shutouts of season with eight saves.
Paige Gankema (UC Santa Barbara), Jr.
Provided first career goal with game-winner in 1-0 triumph at Cal State Bakersfield and anchored stout defense in wins at San Francisco and Weber State.
Arin Gilliland (Kentucky), Soph.
Scored equalizer in 30th minute and then assisted on game-winning goal in 2-1 upset of Florida, also scored in 3-0 win over undefeated Mississippi State, collecting her third goal of season on header.
Rachel Lenz (Texas A&M), Jr.
Scored lone goal in 1-0 win at LSU and also helped silence Ole Miss, SEC’s most prolific offense, as Aggies extended string of consecutive scoreless minutes to 516.
Kristen Mewis (Boston College), Sr.
Scores first career hat trick in 8-1 win over Harvard after scoring twice in 5-1 ACC win over Clemson.
Madison Whitehead (Colorado College), Jr.
Scored game-winning goal in both Tiger victories -- 3-0 victory over Pacific and 2-1 win over Colgate -- extending scoring streak to four matches.
Janine Beckie (Texas Tech), Fr.
Scored two goals, including game-winner with 31 seconds remaining in double overtime, to beat Long Beach State, 3-2, and added third goal at Cal State Fullerton Under Armour Invitational in 2-1 win over Cal State Fullerton.
Hayley Brock (Maryland), Jr.
Scored two goals to lead Terrapins to 4-1 victory over Clemson and had decisive goal in 2-1 win over North Carolina.
Zakiya Bywaters (UCLA), Sr.
Scored four goals on seven shots and added an assist in wins over Princeton (7-0) and Pepperdine (4-0) to lead Bruins in points (14) and goals (6), both career-highs.
Caroline Miller (Virginia), Sr.
Had pair of multi-goal games as the Cavaliers opened conference play: two goals in span of 86 seconds of the second half in 4-0 win over N.C. State and both Virginia goals in 2-2 draw with No. 6 North Carolina.
Kate Schwindel (West Virginia), Soph.
Scored game-winner and added assist in 5-0 win over Towson and finished with two goals and three assists -- tying school record -- in 6-0 win over High Point.
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