Wehking Earns Defensive Player of the Week Honors

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Release: August 27, 2012
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For the first time in his career, Ryan Wehking received Horizon League Player of the Week honors

By: Jill Wunrow ( @JillWunrow)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - Green Bay men's soccer senior goalkeeper Ryan Wehking (St. Louis, Mo.) was named the Horizon League Defensive Player of the Week, announced by the League office Monday. The accolade marks the first Horizon League weekly award for Wehking during his collegiate career with the Phoenix.

"It's great for us to get recognized and receive honors for our performances, Ryan had a great weekend for us," said head coach Dan Popik. "He's our leader and our captain and did a great job this weekend making saves that he should have made and also did a great job communicating with the back four to keep them organized."

In addition to naming an Offensive Player of the Week, this season the Horizon League added the Defensive Player of the Week award. Wehking is the fourth goalkeeper in the history of the Green Bay men's soccer program to receive Player of the Week honors.

Wehking receives the award after helping Green Bay kick off its 2012 season with a 1-0 shutout win over Northern Kentucky Friday at Aldo Santaga Stadium. The shutout also marked the 20th of Wehking's career, setting a Green Bay individual career program record. Wehking recorded two saves in the contest against Northern Kentucky and registered seven saves against Marquette on Sunday.

The Phoenix wraps up its opening three-game homestand Friday, Aug. 31 when it hosts Northern Illinois (0-1-0) at 6:00 p.m. at Aldo Santaga Stadium.

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Monday , September 01
Men's Soccer 
vs. DePaul
3:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  | Horizon League Network  
Friday , September 05
Men's Soccer 
at Drake
7:00 PM
Des Moines, Iowa
 
Sunday , September 07
Men's Soccer 
at Western Illinois
12:00 PM
Macomb, Ill.
 
Friday , September 12
Men's Soccer 
vs. Viterbo
4:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  | Horizon League Network  
Sunday , September 14
Men's Soccer 
at Northern Illinois
6:00 PM
DeKalb, Ill.
 
Friday , September 19
Men's Soccer 
vs. Western Michigan
3:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  
Sunday , September 21
Men's Soccer 
at IPFW
1:00 PM
Fort Wayne, Ind.
 
Wednesday, October 01
Men's Soccer 
vs. Milwaukee
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  | Horizon League Network  
Saturday , October 04
Men's Soccer 
at Oakland
6:00 PM
Rochester, Mich.
 | Horizon League Network  
Tuesday , October 07
Men's Soccer 
at Wisconsin
7:00 PM
Madison, Wis.
 
Saturday , October 11
Men's Soccer 
at Detroit
12:00 PM
Detroit, Mich.
 
Wednesday, October 15
Men's Soccer 
vs. UIC
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  | Horizon League Network  
Saturday , October 18
Men's Soccer 
vs. Wright State
7:00 PM
Green Bay, Wis.
 | Stats
 | Live Stats  | Horizon League Network  
Tuesday , October 21
Men's Soccer 
at Eastern Illinois
3:00 PM
Charleston, Ill.
 
Saturday , October 25
Men's Soccer 
at Belmont
2:00 PM
Nashville, Ten.
 
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