Aug. 24, 2005
LOS ANGELES - UCLA women's soccer players Jill Oakes and Iris Mora are included in a group of 25 total players in the country to be selected to the M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Watch List, designating the early favorites for national player of the year honors.
Mora, a senior forward from Cancun, Mexico, was also named to the Watch List in 2004. It is the first such honor for Oakes, a senior defender from West Hills, Calif.
UCLA kicks off the 2005 season this Friday hosting Long Beach State at 7:00 p.m.
2005 M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Watch List
Player, Class, School, Hometown
Ronda Brooks, Jr., Auburn, Marietta, Ga.
Jen Buczkowski, Jr., Notre Dame, Elk Grove, Ill.
Lori Chalupny, Sr., North Carolina, St. Louis, Mo.
Candace Chapman, Sr., Notre Dame, Ajax, Ontario
Lara Dickenmann, So., Ohio State, Kriens, Switzerland
Holly Gault, Jr., Kansas, Spring Hill, Kan.
Sarah Huffman, Sr., Virginia , Flower Mound, Texas
Lindsey Huie, Sr., Portland, Mission Viejo, Calif.
Hayley Hunt, Sr., Stanford, San Marino, Calif.
Natalie Jacobs, Sr., Penn State, Centreville, Va.
Diana Matheson, So., Princeton, Oakville, Ontario
Erin McLeod, Sr., Penn State, Vancouver, B.C.
Melissa Miller, Jr., Ohio State, Cincinnati, Ohio
Iris Mora, Sr., UCLA, Cancun, Mexico
Fran Munnelly, Sr., Colorado, Arvada, Colo.
Jill Oakes, Sr., UCLA, West Hills, Calif.
Heather O'Reilly, Jr., North Carolina, East Brunswick, N.J.
Kelly Rowland, Jr., Florida State, Wallingford, Pa.
Christine Sinclair, Sr., Portland, Burnaby, B.C.
Caroline Smith, Sr., Kansas, Edina, Minn.
Kati Jo Spisak, Sr., Texas A&M, Manchester, Mo.
Lindsay Tarpley, Sr., North Carolina, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Katie Thorlakson, Sr., Notre Dame, Langley, B.C.
Brittany Timko, Jr., Nebraska, Coquitlam, B.C.
Tiffany Weimer, Sr., Penn State, North Haven, Conn.