PAWTUCKET, RI - Western Connecticut State University freshman forward Franz Muhaj (Bridgeport, CT) has been named Little East Conference Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week after a standout performance last week for the Colonials.
Muhaj, finished the 3-0 week for WestConn with four goals, including a pair of game-winning markers. He scored a goal against St. Joseph's College of Long Island (4-1 win) last Monday before tallying a pair of goals in the Colonials' 4-0 shut out against Elms College in the opening round of the MCLA Tournament. He wrapped up the tournament and week, in North Adams, MA, with a goal in WestConn's 4-2 win against the Trailblazers on Saturday.
WestConn, the defending Little East Conference Champions, travel to New London, CT on Tuesday for a non-league match-up against Coast Guard. Game time against the Bears is set for 6 pm.