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Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week Megan Oyster (photo by Patrick Gee)
Megan Oyster Named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week
By: UCLA Athletics
UCLA's Megan Oyster was named the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Bruins hold their two opponents to just one shot in a pair of 3-0 victories. Arizona State's Aly Moon was named Offensive Player of the Week, while Stanford's Jane Campbell was tabbed Goalkeeper of the Week.

Oyster, a senior defender from Naperville, Ill., scored the Bruins' first goal of the season on a powerful header off a corner kick. It was her second career goal and the game-winner in the 3-0 win over the Terrapins. Against UC Irvine on Sunday, Oyster and the Bruin defense allowed zero shots on goal and just one off-target shot in the 3-0 shutout win. UCLA's defense has shut out seven of their last eight opponents dating back to last season.

"Being the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week means so much," said Oyster. "There are so many great defenders not only in our conference but at UCLA alone, so to have been considered for this is really cool. Practicing every day against some of the best attackers in the country and playing next to Caprice Dydasco, Abby Dahlkemper and Ally Courtnall is a huge advantage. They make me a better player, and I'm fortunate to be able to learn from them and practice with them on a daily basis."

The top-ranked Bruins (2-0) host ninth-ranked North Carolina (1-1) on Friday, Aug. 29 and San Diego (0-1-1) on Sunday, Aug. 31. Both matches will take place at Marshall Field at Drake Stadium and will be televised live on Pac-12 Networks.

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Wednesday, Aug 12
vs. Missouri
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Aug 21
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
L, 0 - 1
Sunday, Aug 23
at San Diego
San Diego, CA
W, 1 - 0 (2OT)
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 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 11 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Oct 17 - 1:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Friday, Oct 23 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 25 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct 29 - 3:30 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 3:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA First Round
Friday, Nov 20 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
Sunday, Nov 22 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Third Round
Friday, Nov 27 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Quarterfinals
Friday, Dec 04 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA College Cup ...
Cary, NC
Sunday, Dec 06 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA College Cup ...
Cary, NC