Indiana Earns Men's Soccer Weekly Awards

Indiana's Eriq Zavaleta garnered Offensive Player of the Week honors.

Indiana's Eriq Zavaleta garnered Offensive Player of the Week honors.

Sept. 3, 2012

Park Ridge, Ill. -

Indiana has earned both Big Ten men’s soccer weekly honors as announced on Monday. Eriq Zavaleta takes home his second consecutive Offensive Player of the Week honor, while Luis Soffner earns the nod on the defensive end.

Offensive Player of the Week
Eriq Zavaleta, Indiana
F – So. – Indianapolis, Ind. – Westfield  

  • Scored two goals en route to the Hoosiers victory over Clemson (3-0)
  • Recorded 11 shots on goal in two games
  • Tallied his second-straight multiple-goal game
  • Earns the fourth weekly award of his career
  • Last Indiana Offensive Player of the Week: Eriq Zavaleta (Aug. 27, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week
Luis Soffner, Indiana
GK – Sr. – St. Louis, Mo. - SLUH 

  • Posted two shutouts last weekend
  • Recorded six saves in two games
  • Has not allowed a goal in 358.25 minutes
  • Earns the fourth weekly award of his career
  • Last Indiana Defensive Player of the Week: Luis Soffner (Sept. 26, 2011)

2012 Big Ten Players of the Week
Aug. 27       O: Eriq Zavaleta – So., Indiana
                    D: Brian Forgue – Sr., Penn State
Sept. 3       O: Eriq Zavaleta – So., Indiana
                   D: Luis Soffner – Sr., Indiana