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Khalaf Named SCAC Defensive Player of the Week

Khalaf Named SCAC Defensive Player of the Week

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. –Austin College men's soccer player Joseph Khalaf has been named the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league office has announced. 

Khalaf, a senior from Sherman, ended the regular season with a pair of clean sheets as the 'Roos went 1-0-1 on the road against Texas Lutheran and Southwestern. Khalaf had seven saves to earn the shutout in a 1-0 win over Texas Lutheran on Friday, and finished the weekend by making eight saves as Austin College battled Southwestern to a 0-0 double overtime draw.  

Khalaf played all 200 minutes in goal over the weekend. He had shutouts in three of the final four games of the regular season. Khalaf and the No. 6-seed 'Roos get a rematch with Southwestern, the No. 3-seed, on Friday in the first round of the SCAC Tournament in Georgetown. 

Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.