UC Davis senior Allyson Hansen (Concord, Calif./Clayton Valley HS) notched a team-leading 10 goals over four games to lead the charge at the prestigious Stanford Invitational, earning Big West Women’s Water Polo Player of the Week recognition.
The center was the only Aggie to score at least one goal in each match, helping UC Davis finish the tournament 2-2 with wins over No. 12 Pacific and No. 8 San Jose State.
Hansen erupted for six goals in the 14-6 win over the Spartans, becoming just the sixth player in school varsity history to record a double hat trick.
She notched two goals in the 14-10 win against the Tigers, and had a goal in both losses, close affairs to No. 10 UC Irvine (10-8) and No. 5 California (6-3).
Others nominated: Virginia Smith (Long Beach State); Corinna Toledo (UC Irvine); Irene Gonzalez (Hawai‘i)