Northwest University Eagles sweep Cascade Conference Player of Week awards

KIRKLAND, WA— The Men and Women of Northwest University Eagles Soccer have swept the weekly  Red Lion Player of the Week Awards in the Cascade Conference this week.

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Men’s Soccer – Defensive – Daniel Christenson
Christenson, a junior goalkeeper from Bothell, Wash., made seven saves in the win against Whitman including a key save in the 103rd minute second overtime period to allow the Eagles to score the golden goal three minutes later for the win. NU improved to 4-1 for the season.

Men’s Soccer- Offensive – Jordan Travis
Travis, a freshman forward from Bothell, Wash., scored both goals including the golden goal in the 106th minute to give Northwest U the road victory. Travis leads the team with four goals this season.

Women’s Soccer Defensive – Lauren Hellum
Hellum (formerly Patefield), a senior goalkeeper from Puyallup, Wash., earned two straight shutouts last week in 180 minutes in goal for the Eagles helping NU get off to their best start since becoming a program in 2007.

Women’s Soccer Offensive – Whitney Weaver
Weaver, sophomore midfielder from Spokane, Wash., scored the game winner in each NU victory last week. The Eagles are off to their best start since the program began in 2007 at 4-1 for the season.

Cover photo: Jordan Travis with the header. NU Athletics.

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