CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – American University men's soccer senior Jake Weinreb was tabbed as the GEICO AU Student-Athlete of the Week after garnering Defensive Player of Week honors as announced by the Patriot League on Monday.
Weinreb anchored strong defensive performances last week as American posted a pair of shutouts to earn an important four Patriot League points, clinching a spot in the postseason.
The East Brunswick, N.J., native helped hold Boston University, the top team in the League, to only 10 shots and two on goal in a double-overtime draw on the road. On Wednesday, the Eagles' defense held Loyola Maryland to only eight shots and none on goal in a 1-0 victory.
For the season, the Eagles boast an impressive 0.70 goals against average.
American closes out the regular season with a pair of home matches at Reeves Field this week. The Eagles host Princeton on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m., before hosting Colgate on Saturday, Nov. 8, at noon on Senior Day.