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Pepperdine’s Baisden Named WCC Player of the Week

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Pepperdine senior forward Rylee Baisden been named the West Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. It marks the second consecutive season that a Wave has won the first Player of the Week honor of the season.

Baisden propelled the Waves to a 2-0 record on opening week, scoring three goals and notching two assists to lead the Pepperdine attack. The senior scored both game-winning goals to cap the weekend.

Baisden was a part of all three goals in a 3-1 win over No. 20 Arizona, scoring once and posting two assists for a four-point game. She followed that up with a two-goal performance against Kentucky in a 3-0 win for the Waves. She scored the opening two goals for Pepperdine in the win.

Baisden now has a team-high eight points through two games, nearly matching her career high for goals in a season, which is four.

Also Nominated: Ashley Hatch, BYU; Jacqueline Altschuld, San Diego; Sonja Giraud, San Francisco; Jenna Roering, Santa Clara 

2016 West Coast Conference Player of the Week
Week 1 (8/22) – Rylee Baisden, Sr., F, Pepperdine