OLYMPIA, Wash. – Oly Town Artesians goalkeeper Bradley Hanson has been named Defensive Player of the Week by the Western Indoor Soccer League for his performance against Bellingham United in the team’s season finale on Saturday night.
Hanson tallied 32 saves and was instrumental in keeping a depleted Artesians team close to the high powered and first place Bellingham squad until late in the contest. Hanson, a Shelton native and crewman for Mason County PUD 3, made the start with regular starter JJ Olson pressed into field duty. It was his second start of the season.
His performance in a 10-5 loss was so impressive that the Bellingham United staff were the first to nominate him for the award. Bellingham striker Richard Henderson won the Offensive Player of the Week award with three goals and five assists against Hanson and Oly Town.
It is the second Defensive Player of the…
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