Makowski Named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week

Makowski Named ECAC Defensive Player of the Week

Oct. 22, 2008

WASHINGTON - American University freshman goalkeeper Matt Makowski was named the ECAC Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the organization announced on Tuesday. Makowski was also named BRINE Patriot League Goalkeeper of the Week.

Makowski was 2-0 last week, allowing only one goal while notching nine saves in American's 4-1 victory over No. 25 Georgetown. The freshman keeper also shut out Patriot League opponent Lehigh, 1-0 last Saturday. The shutout out was the freshman keeper's fourth of the season and second in Patriot League play.

The Eagles are 6-5-2 overall and 2-0-1 in Patriot League action. American will host Patriot League-leading Holy Cross at 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.