Oct. 16, 2002
OAKLAND, Calif. - Sophomore Defender Lana Bowen was named to Soccer America's Team of the Week after leading the Bronco defense in a 3-0 shut out of San Diego last week to open West Coast Conference play.
Bowen, of San Jose, has three assists on the year from her starting position at left fullback, including one against the Toreros. A week earlier, she assisted on the game-winner in Santa Clara's overtime victory over third-ranked UCLA.
Santa Clara remains at Buck Shaw and will return to West Coast Conference action this weekend against Bay Area teams, hosting Saint Mary's on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and San Francisco on Sunday at 1 p.m.
The complete list is as follows:
Gretchen Lear (North Carolina State), Sr.
Ties ACC record with 19 saves, staring down 45 shots to lead Wolfpack past North Carolina for the first time.
Lana Bowen (Santa Clara), Soph.
Left back dishes an assist, leads effort limiting San Diego to two shots on goal in Broncos' 3-0 WCC triumph
Jessica Martin (Texas A&M), Sr.
Assists tying goal in 1-1 Big 12 encounter vs. Baylor, contributes goal and an assist in 6-2 rout of Texas Tech
Jamie Norwood (Denver), Jr.
Attacking back contributes four assists -- two vs. Middle Tennessee State and two vs. Western Kentucky -- and helps Pioneers' defensive effort limiting foes to four shots, three on target, in Sun Belt romps
Christen Seaman (West Virginia), Sr.
Anchors defense in shutouts of Georgetown, Colgate and Syracuse, in which Mountaineers surrender total of 13 shots, four on frame
Kati McBain (Texas), Jr.
Nets a goal and assists on four more in Longhorns' Big 12 romp over Texas Tech, adds an assist in win against Baylor
Sara Power (Auburn), Soph.
Scores both goals in 2-0 SEC win over Mississippi State, gets a goal and an assist in 3-1 triumph over Ole Miss
Courtney Crandell (Charlotte), Fr.
First-year sensation nets a hat trick and an assist in 49ers' C-USA romp over Marquette, adds a goal and assist in DePaul rout
Heidi Drummond (Penn State), Jr.
Hat trick sparks Nittany Lions' 4-0 Big Ten rout of Illinois, adds two goals and an assist in 4-2 win over Iowa
Julie Ferguson (Florida Atlantic), Fr.
Scottish striker scores and assists in Owls' 5-0 A-Sun win over Troy State, sets school records with four goals, three assists in 7-0 rout of Mercer
Esmeralda Negron (Princeton), Soph.
Scores only goal in victory over Rutgers, nets OT winner in Ivy League showdown with Penn, had four gamewinners for undefeated Tigers