Zakiya Bywaters Named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week

Sept. 18, 2012

UCLA senior forward Zakiya Bywaters was named the Pac-12 Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for Sept. 10-16.

Bywaters, a senior from Las Vegas, recorded four goals on seven shots and added an assist in shutout victories over Princeton and No. 18 Pepperdine as the Bruins remained undefeated on the year at 7-0-1. Bywaters notched a pair of goals an and assist less than five minutes apart in the first half of Friday's 7-0 win over Princeton. On Sunday, she scored a goal in each half, netting the game-winner at 10:44 and adding an insurance goal at 52:34. Bywaters has already logged career-highs in points (14) and goals (6) this season, and she leads Bruins in both categories.

Stanford goalkeeper Aly Gleason earned Defensive Player of the Week honors.

This is the first weekly honor for Bywaters, who is UCLA's second Player of the Week recipient of the season and 31st all-time.

UCLA kicks off its conference slate at home against Washington State on Thursday at 7:00 pm.

Also Nominated: Gabby Kaufman, ARIZ; Devin Marshall, ASU; Jasmine Roth, ASU; Betsy Hassett, CAL; Emily Kruger, CAL; Anne Stuller,COLO; Amy Barczuk, COLO; Kristen Parr, ORE; Megan Miller, OSU; Chelsea Stewart, UCLA; Courtney Verloo, STAN; Katie Johnson, USC; Katie Taylor, Utah; Lindsey Luke, Utah; Lindsay Elston, WASH; Annie Sittauer, WASH, Jocelyn Jeffers, WSU; Gurveen Clair, WSU.

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
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 - 11:00 AM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
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