09/21/2010 – Jeovani Pantoja and Jesse Guevara-Lehker led Aquinas College to a 2-0 week, earning WHAC Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively, for the sport of men's soccer.
Pantoja, a senior from Grand Rapids, Mich., netted four goals in the two victories. Jeovani posted his third career hat trick in a 4-2 win at Taylor University (Ind.). The forward's first goal came on a penalty kick at the 0:13 mark. Pantoja scored again on a corner kick in the second half and on another penalty kick minutes later. Jeo's fourth goal of the week came in a 2-0 win at Indiana Wesleyan University for a total of eight points.
Guevara-Lehker recorded nine saves while allowing two goals on the week. The junior, also from Grand Rapids, faced seven shots on goal, allowing the two goals for Taylor in the second half. Seven more saves came in the IWU game.
Aquinas improved to 7-1 on the year and will face St. Xavier University (Ill.) in a road game on Sept. 22.