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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – American received two of the five weekly Patriot League men’s football awards when the league announced the awards on Tuesday. Holy Cross, Lafayette, and Lehigh each received a weekly award.

American senior Jake Agnew was named Patriot League Football Goalkeeper of the Week, while midfielder Jason Bourgey was named Rookie of the Week.

Lehigh junior striker Josh Luchini was named Patriot League Attacking Weekly Football Player of the Week, while Holy Cross student Matt McGonigle was named Midfielder of the Week. Lafayette Junior Will Echeverria was named Defensive Player of the Week for the first time this season.

American strikers Kyle Hellman, Colgate Justin Weiss, Nick Conklu of the Holy Cross, Lafayette Martin Ssessanga and Lehigh Bratislav Petkovic were all honored.

Offensive Player of the Week
Josh Luchini, Lehigh, Jr., F., Wexford, Pa./North Allegheny

* Luchini recorded a hat trick along with the winning goal to lead the Mountain Hawks 4-1 past the bison.
* Luchini scored in the 48th, 75th and 78th minutes and gave Lehigh the win. His trio of goals marks the second hat trick of his career.
* The junior has scored 20 career goals, 46 points and 10 winning goals in his 41-game career.

Midfielder of the Week
Matt McGonigle, Holy Cross, So., M., Los Angeles, California / Notre Dame

* McGonigle led the team with one goal and one assist in Saturday’s 2-1 win at Army West Point.
* In the 18th minute, the runner-up gained possession and fed Dylan Scanley with a goal to give the Crusaders a 1-0 lead.
* In the 67th minute he scored the winning goal after a cross from Max Krause.

Defensive Player of the Week
Will Echeverria, Lafayette, Jr., D., Longmeadow, Mass./Longmeadow

* Echeverria scored their first college goal in the second minute of the Leopards 2-1 win over Colgate on Saturday to remain undefeated this spring.
* The junior was also part of a line of defense that kept the Raiders off a shot on goal.

Goalkeeper of the Week
Jake Agnew, American, Sr., GK, Farmington, Minn./IMG Academy

* Agnew scored three saves in the first half to bring the Loyola Maryland front to just one goal.
* Agnew hit 13 greyhound shots in the first half.

Rookie of the week
Jason Bourgey, American, Fr., M., Paramus, NJ / Don Bosco Prep

* The newcomer set up the winning goal against Loyola Maryland with a feed to Kyle Hellmann.
* Bourgey’s first career sponsorship helped end the game in just 76 seconds of regular time.

Recognitions
Kyle Hellmann, American, Sr., F., Nashville, Tenn./Father Ryan

* Hellmann scored two goals in a 2-1 win over Loyola Maryland on Saturday night.
* The first goal came in just 76 seconds in regular time, while his second goal came in overtime.

Justin Weiss, Colgate, Fr., F., Syosset, NY / Syosset

* Weiss scored his first college goal in Colgate’s 2-1 loss at Lafayette on Saturday. He brought down the Raiders in the 87th minute within one.

Nick Conklu, Holy Cross, Sr., GK, Arlington, Va./Washington-Lee

* Conklu took his first win of the season at Army West Point with two saves in goal.

Martin Ssessanga, Lafayette, Sr., F., Brick, NJ / Curtis

* The senior scored his second goal of the season in the 51st minute in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Colgate, helping the Leopards extend their winning streak to three.

Bratislav Petkovic, Lehigh, Sr., M., Ridgewood, NY / Maspeth

* Petkovic assisted Josh Luchini’s second of three goals in Saturday’s 4-1 win over Bucknell.

Offensive Player of the Week

3.2 – Baba Kallie, Navy, Fr., F.
3.9 – Martin Ssessanga, Lafayette, Sr., F.
3.16 – Marcos Kitromilides, Lafayette, Jr., F.

Midfielder of the Week

3.2 – Wyatt Millard, Navy, Sr., M.
3.9 – Jason Bourgey, American, Fr., M.
3.16 – Sabastian Varela, Lafayette, Jr., M.

Defensive Player of the Week

3.2 – Toni Adewole, Navy, Sr., D.
3.9 – Nicholas Blassou, American, Jr., D.
3.16 – Trevor Wiggins, Bucknell, Sr., D.

Goalkeeper of the Week

3.2 – Ian Bramblett, Navy, Sr., GK
3.9 – Lorenzo Gordon, American, Fr., GK
3.16 – Jimmy Joyce, Holy Cross, Sun., GK

Rookie of the week

3.2 – Baba Kallie, Navy, Fr., F.
3.9 – Robert Matei, American, Fr., M.
3.16 – Andrew Rent, Boston University, Fr., M.

ABOUT THE PATRIOT LEAGUE
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