Cheney Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

Oct. 13, 2009

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - UCLA senior forward/midfielder Lauren Cheney has been named Pac-10 Women's Soccer Player of the Week for Oct. 6-Oct. 12, Commissioner Larry Scott announced today.

Cheney, from Indianapolis, Ind., had a stellar weekend on the pitch, knocking in the second goal in a 2-0 win over Arizona. Then, in a double-overtime match against No. 20 Arizona State, Cheney struck again, adding a goal to help lead the Bruins past the Sun Devils, 3-2 continuing UCLA's streak of 21-consecutive Pac-10 wins. Cheney, who is also a member of the U.S. Senior National Team, now ranks third for the Bruins in scoring with 16 points on seven goals and two assists.

Cheney's two goals on the weekend moved her into second place all-time on the UCLA career scoring charts with 143 points. She also moved into a tie for second all-time with Danesha Adams in goals scored with 60.

This is Cheney's fourth Player of the Week selection, making her only the third player in Pac-10 history to win the honor four times. It is also the Conference-leading 26th selection for a Bruin.

Also nominated: Alex Morgan, CAL; Scout Libke, ORE; Lindsay Taylor, STAN; Kristin Olsen, USC; Kiersten Dallstream, WSU.

2009 Pac-10 Players of the Week:
Aug. 25 - Christen Press, Sr., F, STAN
Sept. 1 - Karin Volpe, Jr., F, ASU
Sept. 8 - Sydney Leroux, So., F, UCLA
Sept. 15 - Mariah Nogueira, F., MF, STAN
Sept. 22 - Kristin Olsen, Sr., GK, USC
Sept. 29 - Kristin Olsen, Sr., GK, USC
Oct. 5 - Kelley O'Hara, Sr., F, STAN

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Wisconsin
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Friday, Sep 04
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Sep 06
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Sep 11
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Sep 13
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
L, 1 - 3
Thursday, Sep 17
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Friday, Sep 25
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 01
at Washington
Seattle, WA
L, 1 - 2
Sunday, Oct 04
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
L, 2 - 4
Friday, Oct 09
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
W, 5 - 1
Sunday, Oct 11
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
T, 1 - 1 (2OT)
Saturday, Oct 17
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
L, 1 - 2
Friday, Oct 23
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Sunday, Oct 25
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
W, 1 - 0
Thursday, Oct 29
at California
Berkeley, CA
L, 0 - 7
Sunday, Nov 01
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
L, 0 - 2
Friday, Nov 06
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
L, 0 - 2