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August 28, 2017

Contact: Tyler Price, Assistant Director of Athletics | Communications

Baker University

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www.bakerwildcats.com

 

Gonnie Ben-Tal Earns Heart Defensive Player of the Week

 

BALDWIN CITY, Kansas Baker University junior defender Gonnie Ben-Tal earned the first Heart of America Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week award of 2017, announced on Monday.

 

The New York, NY native was key in Baker’s 2-0 shut out victory over USAO on Saturday, in the ‘Cats season opener.

 

He helped the defense with several clear outs and held the Drovers to just eight total shots and only four on goal.

 

The Wildcats will next travel to Ottawa University on Tuesday, Aug. 29 to take on the Braves at 7:30 pm.

 

Then BU hosts two Top 10 teams this weekend, as they take on No. 6 Oklahoma Wesleyan on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 7:30 pm and No. 4 University of Northwestern Ohio on Monday, Sept. 4 at 3:30 p.m.

 

To watch the games live on Saturday and Monday, please click here.

 

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