Boretti, Mintz honored by ECAC, D3Kicks.com
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Two Little East Conference
men's soccer student-athletes were honored by the Eastern
Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) and D3Kicks.com this
afternoon. Eastern Connecticut State University sophomore
midfielder Nicholas Boretti (Marshfield,
Mass.) and Keene State College senior goalkeeper
Cal Mintz (Westport, Conn.) were each recognized
by the regional and national outlets.
Boretti was tabbed the ECAC New England Division III Player of the Week, while Mintz gathered ECAC New England Goalkeeper of the Week honors.
Boretti paced the Eastern Connecticut attack this past week with eight points on four goals as the Warriors posted a 2-1 mark. The current Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Week registered the game-winning goal against Trinity (Conn.) and Husson College. Boretti scored a season-high four points against the Bantams as Eastern Connecticut handed the sixth-ranked team in New England a 3-1 loss. He also netted a marker against Southern Maine on Oct. 13. On the season, Boretti has five goals and two assists for 14 points.
In his lone appearance this past week, Mintz backstopped Keene State to a conference victory over UMass Dartmouth on Oct. 13. The current Little East Conference Defensive Player of the Week made eight saves, including three point-blank Corsairs attempts in the first frame. Mintz is currently riding a 225 minute and seven seconds shutout streak, including holding his past two oppositions scoreless. He has posted four shutouts on the campaign.
The Warriors and the Owls each return to action on Oct. 16. Eastern Connecticut hosts Coast Guard Academy, while Keene State College welcomes Western New England College.