Sept. 20, 2012
UCLA senior forward Zakiya Bywaters continues to rack up the awards, being named Soccer America's National Player of the Week for games played through Sept. 16.
Bywaters scored four goals on seven shots and added an assist in a pair of Bruin shutout wins over Princeton (7-0) and Pepperdine (4-0). Bywaters had two goals and one assist against the Tigers and two goals against the Waves. Her goal-scoring explosion over the weekend gave her the team lead in points (14) and goals (6), both career-highs.
Soccer America Team of the Week (games through Sept. 16)
GK - Kelsey Wys (Florida State)
D - Paige Gankema (UCSB)
D - Arin Gilliland (Kentucky)
D - Rachel Lenz (Texas A&M)
MF - Kristen Mewis (Boston College)
MF - Madison Whitehead (Colorado College)
F - Janine Beckie (Texas Tech)
F - Hayley Brock (Maryland)
F - Zakiya Bywaters (UCLA)
F - Caroline Miller (Virginia)
F - Kate Schwindel (West Virginia)