WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Husky senior Taylor Peay was voted Pac-12 men’s soccer Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 3-9, the Conference office announced today.
The defender from Salt Lake City, Utah, recorded four total goals over the course of the week, including a hat trick in the first half of the 4-1 victory over Santa Clara. Peay’s four goals came on only five shots for a .800 shooting percentage.
The senior currently leads the Conference in points (8), points per game (2.67) and goals (4). His four total goals tie for third in the nation, and his points per game average is tied for seventh. He was also named to TopDrawerSoccer.com and College Soccer News’ national teams of the week.
This is Peay’s first-career weekly award in his time as a Husky. It is Washington’s 27th player of the week nod overall.
The Dawgs were elavated to No. 10 in the most recent NSCAA national poll. Washington is the secnod highest ranked Pac-12 team, behind California who is up to No. 5. UCLA dropped to 14, while Stanford is also receiving votes.
No. 10 Washington is on the East Coast this week to play No. 3 Connecticut tonight and No. 25 Brown on Friday, Sept.13. Both games are at 4 p.m., PST.