PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Providence College men’s soccer red-shirt senior Markus Naglestad (Kristiansand, Norway) was named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week, it was announced by the conference on Monday, Sept. 1.
Naglestad helped the Friars secure a victory over in-state rival Rhode Island on Aug. 30 after he scored four of the five Friar goals. The honor is Naglestad’s first career weekly BIG EAST honor and the first Friar to be named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week since Sept. 23, 2013 (Fabio Machado).
Three of the four goals came within two minutes of each other (75:11, 76:07 and 77:11), breaking the NCAA Division I men’s soccer record for the fastest three consecutive goals by the same player. The record was set on Oct. 20, 1985 by John Stone of SIU Edwardsville after he scored three goals within 2:15 of each other. The feat also marked the first time a Friar scored at least three goals in a game since Oct. 13, 2012 (Wilder Arboleda).
The Friars return to action for another home game on Sept. 5 when they take on Holy Cross. The game is scheduled to kick-off at 7:00 p.m.
BIG EAST Weekly Award Winners
BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week
Markus Naglestad, PROVIDENCE R-Sr., F, Kristiansand, Norway
BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week
JOSHUA YARO, GEORGETOWN So., D, Santa Barbara, Calif.
BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week
CONNOR SPARROW, CREIGHTON Jr., GK, St. Louis, Mo.
BIG EAST Rookie of the Week
RICKY LOPEZ-ESPIN, CREIGHTON Fr., F, Miami, Fla.
BIG EAST Honor Roll
JEFF ADKINS, BUTLER Jr., M, Shelby Township, Mich.
JOSE RIBAS, CREIGHTON Sr., D, Guayaquil, Ecuador
TOMAS GOMEZ, GEORGETOWN Sr., GK, Webster Groves, Mo.
JULIAN SPINDLER, SETON HALL So., GK, Weiersbach, Germany
JALEN BROWN, XAVIER So., F, Indianapolis, Ind.
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