INDIANAPOLIS – Wright State forward Alec Philippe helped the Raiders’ defeat Horizon League opponent UIC with two assists and claims the week’s Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week. Northern Kentucky goalkeeper Jim Barkei earned his fourth consecutive shutout in the Norse’s 0-0 tie against UIC this weekend and has been named this week’s Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK | ALEC PHILIPPE | WRIGHT STATE | SOPHOMORE | FORWARD | MILWAUKEE, WIS.
Posted three assists over the two games as Wright State went 2-0, including a win at Horizon League foe UIC. Two of those assists led to game-winning goals. He finished with six shots on the week.
2017 Offensive Players of the Week
August 28 – Spiro Pliakos, Detroit Mercy
September 5 – AJ Paterson, Wright State
September 11 – Audi Jepson, Green Bay
September 18 – Alec Phillippe, Wright State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK | JIM BARKEI | NORTHERN KENTUCKY | R. JUNIOR | GOALKEEPER | DOWNERS GROVE, ILL.
Jim Barkei recorded his fourth consecutive shutout in a 0-0 draw with Cleveland State on Saturday night. He faced 22 shots, making seven saves on the evening. Earlier in the week, Barkei helped NKU to a 1-0 win over Dayton. Barkei faced 13 shots and made three saves in the victory. Barkei’s record stands at 4-1-2 overall and 1-0-1 in Horizon League play, and he has a 0.85 goals against average. The Norse are 3-0-2 in the past five matches.
2017 Defensive Players of the Week
August 28 – Freddy Lorenzen, Milwaukee
September 5 – Dan Brown, Belmont
September 11 – Robbie Beckwell, Detroit Mercy
September 18 – Jim Barkei, Northern Kentucky