Trio Of Irish Players Garner Accolades For Weekend Performances
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Notre Dame men's soccer players Leon Brown (Jr./F), Max Lachowecki (So./D) and Grant Van De Casteele (Sr./D) have combined to earn national and conference honors for their performances over the weekend in helping the Fighting Irish win the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament. The Irish posted wins over Oregon State (1-0) and No. 4 Akron (3-1).
Van De Casteele was named to the College Soccer News national team of the week. Lachowecki was tapped as the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week and Brown was selected to the conference's weekly honor roll. The pair of wins improved Notre Dame to 5-0 this season. It is the program's best start since posting nine straight victories to open the 1987 campaign.