Seattle University men’s soccer’s Jake Feener (Rocklin, Calif.) has been named the Western Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Nov. 4-10. This is Feener’s second career honor, as he was also named for the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6, the team’s fourth such honor of 2013, and second straight.

Jake Feener has had a terrific year,” said head coach Pete Fewing. “I’m very proud of the way he’s played and the way he’s been a leader for us. Getting a shutout in his last game at home was amazing and he really has had a great year. He’s done an outstanding job in the WAC and throughout the regular season and our goals against average is much lower this year than it was last year so I’m thrilled about that.”

Feener recorded his fourth shutout of the season, 10th of his career, in the team’s 1-0 victory versus San Jose State on Senior Night on Nov. 8. The win sealed an undefeated record in conference play (7-0-3) for the Redhawks, the WAC Regular Season Champions. Feener made five saves in the match, remaining on top of NCAA DI standings in total saves (132).

Bakersfield’s Eduardo Calzada earned WAC Offensive Player of the Week honors with two goals and two assists in the team’s 4-3 win over UNLV. The Roadrunners clinched the No. 2 seed in the WAC Tournament with the win. His six points in the match is a single game high amongst WAC players this season.

Seattle U enters this weekend’s WAC Tournament as the No. 1 seed, receiving a first round bye into the semifinals where they will face the winner of No. 4 Air Force/No. 5 Houston Baptist on Friday, Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. MT. Stay tuned to and for all the latest from the tournament.

The nominees for each position are as follows:

Other Offensive Nominees: Cameron Duley (Air Force), Kyle Ciliento (Grand Canyon), Kristopher Tyrpak (Houston Baptist), Jeff Rose (Seattle U)

Other Defensive Nominees: Felipe Reyes (Grand Canyon), Charlie Gagnon (Houston Baptist)

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