Gaels' Jake Rudel Named WCC Player of the Week
Sophomore notched a hat trick for the Gaels
SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Saint Mary's sophomore forward Jake Rudel has been named the West Coast Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.
The sophomore striker recorded a hat trick in the Gaels' 5-0 win against Loyola Marymount on the weekend. The hat trick was the program's first since 2006 and is just the third performed by a West Coast Conference men's soccer student-athlete this season.
Rudel leads the Gaels with six goals on the year and 13 points.
Also Nominated: Anthony Orendain, Pacific; Freddy Polzer, San Diego; Leon Schwarzer, San Francisco
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
Week 5 (9/25) - Sean Bowman, Jr., M, San Francisco
Week 6 (10/2) - Benji Michel, Soph., M, Portland
Week 7 (10/9) - Rey Ortiz, Soph., M, Portland
Week 8 (10/16) - Miguel Berry, Soph., F, San Diego
Week 9 (10/23) - Tariq Branche, Soph., F, Pacific
Week 10 (10/30) - Jake Rudel, Soph., F, Saint Mary's