SEATTLE – (Jan. 29) Seattle University men’s soccer held its annual team banquet on Sunday, honoring the 2017 edition. Coach Pete Fewing hosted the event at SU’s Student Center.

In 2017, the Redhawks won their third Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Championship since 2013 and made their third NCAA Tournament appearance in the last five seasons. They are one of five Division I programs to win at least 11 games in each of the last five years, joining Akron, Clemson, Denver, and Notre Dame on the exclusive list.

At Sunday’s banquet, Fewing presented four awards that were chosen through team voting. Alex Roldan earned team MVP, Tyler John won Most Inspirational, and Gabriel Ruiz claimed Most Improved and Best Goal (his overtime goal at Washington in the NCAA Tournament). Josh Greene won the Coaches’ Award.

The program also recognized assistant coach Jeff Koch, who is retiring after 23 seasons on the Seattle U staff.

In 2018, SU will have to replace six seniors-Roldan, John, Greene, Nick Prasad, Ozzie Ramos, and Medo Youssef.