Bowen Named to Soccer America Team of the Week

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:

Goalkeeper

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.

Defenders

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

Midfielders

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

Forwards

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