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Mooney Named 2017 Summit League Defensive Player of the Week

Aug. 28, 2017

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ELMHURST, Ill. (DU/Summit League) – University of Denver redshirt-sophomore Dan Mooney (Indianapolis, Ind.) has been named the Summit League Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. 

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Dan Mooney, Denver
So. // D // Indianapolis, Ind.

  • Captured his first career Defensive Player of the Week award.
  • Led a defensive backline which limited No. 15 Florida Gulf Coast to just five shots (three on goal).
  • Collected an assist in the 3-1 win over FGCU, a team which led the nation in total goals (62) last season. 

ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
Through 35 years of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of nearly 100,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University with the University of North Dakota becoming an official member on July 1, 2018. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced nine NCAA Champions along with over 90 Academic All-Americans, nearly 100 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter
@thesummitleague. 


 

 

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