Gaels' Engebretsen Named WCC Player of the Week
Anders Engebretsen earns weekly honors for his play for Saint Mary's
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Saint Mary's sophomore midfielder Anders Engebretsen has been named the West Coast Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
Saint Mary's prevailed at national powerhouse (RV/RV) Denver, 1-0, Sunday night off an 84th minute strike by Engebretsen. The second-year player from Oslo, Norway played 54 minutes in the match and led the Gaels with three shots.
His game-winning goal hands Denver just its second home loss since Oct. 31st, 2014. The Pioneers were 44-2-2 at home before the loss handed by the Gaels.
Also Nominated: Ben White, Gonzaga
2017 West Coast Conference Player of the Week
Week 1 (8/28) - Benji Michel, Soph, M, Portland
Week 2 (9/4) - Wouter Verstraaten, Jr., D, Pacific
Week 3 (9/11) - Thomas Olsen, R-Sr., GK, San Diego
Week 4 (9/18) - Anders Engebretsen, Soph., M, Saint Mary's