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Men’s Soccer Athletes of the Week: October 8, 2018

Men's Soccer Athletes of the Week for October 8, 2018

Offensive Player of the Week

Chauncey Allers (Western Connecticut) – Senior – Forward – Wilton, Conn.
Allers was named Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after totaling two goals and two assists for six points in a 3-0-0 week for the Colonials. He scored one goal and assisted on another in a 5-0 non-conference win at Albertus Magnus before finding the back of the net in a 2-1 win over John Jay, which made him the program's all-time leader in goals (45). Allers capped the week by setting up a goal in Western Connecticut's 3-1 LEC victory over Rhode Island College. He currently leads the conference in goals (10) and points (26), and is second in assists (6).

Defensive Player of the Week

Thomas Langkafel (Western Connecticut) – Junior – Back – Carmel, N.Y.
Langkafel was named LEC Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in 2018 after leading a defensive unit that allowed just two goals in a 3-0-0 week for the Colonials, including a shutout victory at Albertus Magnus. He chipped in offensively with an assist in Western Connecticut's 3-1 LEC triumph over Rhode Island College in a rematch of the 2017 LEC tournament final.

Goalkeeper of the Week

Daniel Szabo (Western Connecticut) – Sophomore – Trumbull, Conn.
Szabo was named LEC Goalkeeper of the Week posting a 2-0-0 record with a 0.50 goals against average after stopping 11 of the 12 shots on goal her faced in three appearances last week for WestConn. He had five saves in a scoreless second half of a 2-1 non-conference win over John Jay before stopping three shots in a 3-1 LEC victory over Rhode Island College. He also had three saves in the second half of a 5-0 non-conference win at Albertus Magnus. Szabo leads the league in save percentage (.875) and is second in goals against average (0.64).

Rookie of the Week

Jacob Castro (UMass Dartmouth) – Freshman – Goalkeeper – Swansea, Mass.
Castro was named LEC Rookie of the Week for the first time this season after stopping five of the six shots on goal her faced in a 2-1 conference win at Castleton, marking the first collegiate victory of his career.