DePaul's Garza Named Top Offensive Player

DePaul's Art Garza had a goal and an assist in the win over Marquette

DePaul's Art Garza had a goal and an assist in the win over Marquette

Nov. 11, 2013

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Offensive Player of the Week

Art Garza, DePaul, M, Jr.
Garza scored a goal and had an assist in DePaul’s 2-1 win over first-place Marquette, which helped force a tie for first in final regular-season standings. Garza finished the season as the DePaul’s top scorer with four goals and three assists for 11 points.

Defensive Player of the Week

Brandon Fricke, Butler, B, Jr.
Fricke led a Bulldog defensive effort that held Xavier scoreless in the final 55 minutes and secure a 2-1 victory. The win lifted Butler into the No. 6 seed for the BIG EAST Championship. Fricke also scored the game-winning goal midway through the second half.

Goalkeeper of the Week

Rafael Diaz, St. John’s, GK, Sr.
Diaz posted his fourth straight shutout with a three-save effort in a 5-0 win at Seton Hall. The shutout was his ninth of the season, a single-season career-high for him.

Rookie of the Week

Mac Steeves, Providence, F, Fr.
Steeves scored the game-winning goal at 83:19 of Providence’s 2-1 win over Creighton, which gave the Friars the No. 4 seed in the BIG EAST Championship and a home game in the quarterfinals.

BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll

Brandon Allen, Georgetown, F
Scored the game’s only goal in a 1-0 win over Villanova that clinched a share of the regular-season title. The goal was his 11th of the season.

Tomas Gomez, Georgetown, GK
Posted his 12th win of the year and his 10th shutout of the season in a 1-0 victory over Villanova.

Anthony Baumann, Providence, D, Sr.
Scored the first goal in a 2-1 victory against Creighton and helped the PC defense limit the Bluejays to one goal for the match and six total shots.

Danny Bedoya, St. John’s, M, So.
Registered a goal and an assist in a 5-0 win at Seton Hall. Converted a penalty kick in the 48th minute, which gave the Red Storm a 2-0 lead.

Tim Parker, St. John’s, D, Jr.
Scored his first goal of the year in a 5-0 win against Seton Hall. The Red Storm defense allowed only four shots on goal and produced its fourth straight shutout.