October 3, 2001

Wagner Named WCC Women's Soccer Player of the Month

Oct. 3, 2001

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Santa Clara University junior midfielder Aly Wagner was named the West Coast Conference's Women's Soccer Player of the Month for September after registering seven goals and eight assists to lead the league in both categories.

She was named the conference's player of the week on Tuesday for the second time this season after leading the Broncos to two wins over the weekend at the Santa Clara adidas Classic. Wagner was named the most valuable player of the Classic after leading Santa Clara to victories over Southern Methodist and San Diego State. She netted a goal and handed out three assists in the Broncos 5-2 win over SMU and followed that outing with an insurance goal in the 2-0 victory over the Aztecs to claim the tournament title.

Wagner was also named the conference player of the week September 10 after a strong showing at the Nike Wake Forest Invitational. At that tournament, Wagner recorded her first career hat trick as the Broncos defeated then-No. 13 Florida State to close out play at the Invitational in Winston-Salem, N.C.

Additionally, Wagner was the second Bronco athlete to earn the monthly honor from the conference this week, after senior Thomas Chapman was named this month's men's cross country honoree.

The Broncos return to the field on Friday, for a Bay Area match-up against undefeated Stanford. That contest is slated to begin at 7:30 p.m. at New Maloney Field in Palo Alto.