WPFC Alumnus Red Lion/GNAC Offensive Player of the Week for Oct. 20-27
Western Washington University midfielder Austin Curtis has been named Red Lion/Great Northwest Athletic Conference men’s soccer Offensive Player of the Week for Oct. 20-27. Curtis, a freshman from Bonney Lake, scored three goals, including two in Thursday’s 3-1 upset of nationally 11th ranked Seattle Pacific as the Vikings ran their win streak to three games, all on the road. Prior to the three wins, including Sunday’s 5-1 victory at Saint Martin’s, WWU had been winless in five road games this season. The goals were the first of Curtis’ collegiate career. The Vikings, 8-7-2 overall and 6-5-2 in the GNAC, end a five-game road stretch with their season finale at Simon Fraser on Sunday (3 p.m.), Nov. 4.