Posted: Sep 04, 2018
AUSTIN MICHAELIS OF TRINITY UNIVERSITY, a senior forward from Coppell, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player-of-the-Week for matches played the week of Friday, August 31st to Sunday, September 2.
Michaelis led the Tigers to a win over No. 19 Rutgers-Newark and a draw against No. 3 Chicago to start the 2018 season. Michaelis scored twice in Sunday’s tie with Chicago, erasing a 3-1 deficit by scoring the game’s final two goals - including the tying score in the 75th minute of play.
Michaelis’ efforts last weekend helped Trinity (1-0-1) stay undefeated through the opening two games of the season for the fourth-straight year.
Other outstanding performances in the SCAC:
Freshman midfielder Owen Osagiede of Austin College had a strong opening weekend for the Roos with two goals in his first two games, including the game-winner in a 6-4 victory over Sul Ross on Sunday. Freshman midfielder Isaac Kenner of Colorado College scored his first goal in the 51st minute of Sunday’s 2-0 victory over Chapman. That score also proved to be the first game winner of his career. Sophomore midfielder Chase Reynolds of Dallas registered a pair of assists last weekend to help the Crusaders to a 1-1 record to open the season. Junior midfielder Oscar Elias of Johnson & Wales registered two goals in a pair of wins, including the overtime game winner against Marian. He also led the team with nine shots on goal between the two contests. Senior forward Jake Swonke of Southwestern accounted for the game-winning goal as the Pirates took down No. 19 Rutgers-Newark and even their record at 1-1 in the opening win of the season.
|SCAC Men's Soccer
|Week 1||Austin Michaelis, Trinity University|