Ortega Selected UCSBgauchos.com Athlete of the Week

Aug. 31, 2010

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Sophomore midfielder Erin Ortega has been named UCSBgauchos.com Athlete of the Week after scoring two goals in the Gauchos 5-1 win over Saint Joseph's last week.

Ortega scored her first goal in the 36th minute of UCSB's win. The goal snapped a 1-1 tie. Less than six minutes later, the Santa Clarita, Calif., native scored her second goal to give the Gauchos a 3-1 lead.

The two goals scored by Ortega equal her total output for the 2009 season. Following her freshman campaign, she was named Honorable Mention All-Big West.