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Estrada Named Pac-12 Player of the Week
Courtesy: UCLA Athletics  
Release:  09/11/2012

Sept. 11, 2012

Walnut Creek, Calif. - After earning National Team of the Week honors yesterday, junior forward Max Estrada picked up another accolade today, being named the Pac-12 Men's Soccer Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 3-9.

Estrada, a native of Salinas, Calif., scored a pair of game-winning goals over the weekend for the Bruins. On Friday against Tulsa, Estrada played just 29 minutes, but scored the only goal of the game off a header in the 44th minute to lift UCLA to a 1-0 win. It was Estrada's first UCLA goal. The Bruins then faced No. 11 UC Irvine on Sunday, winning by a score of 2-1. Estrada scored the game-winning goal with just three minutes left to play in the game, tying him for the team lead in goals with Reed Williams.

This is Estrada's first-career weekly honor and UCLA's 48th all-time player of the week, the most in the Conference. This is also the second straight week a UCLA player has been named Pac-12 Player of the Week after freshman goalie Juan Cervantes received the honor last week.

The Bruins next match will be Sunday, Sept. 16 at 2 pm against the Loyola Marymount Lions at Sullivan Field on the campus of LMU.

Also Nominated: Alec Sundly, CAL; Alex Penny, OSU; Adam Jahn, STAN; Taylor Peay, WASH

Pac-12 Players of the Week
Aug. 28 - Dylan Tucker-Gangnes, WASH
Sept. 4 - Juan Cervantes, UCLA
Sept. 11 - Max Estrada, UCLA


‹ UCLA Men's Soccer



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