Zech, Barry Earn Men's Soccer Offensive Players of the Week, Dorchin, Boehm Selected for Defensive Honor
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Duquesne sophomore Eric Zech and Saint Joseph’s junior Ritchie Barry were selected as the Atlantic 10 Conference Men’s Soccer Co-Offensive Players of the Week. Massachusetts junior Marvyn Dorchin and Saint Joseph’s sophomore Joseph Boehm were named A-10 Co-Defensive Player of the Week. SJU freshman Alex Hartmann was named the league Rookie of the Week. The awards were for games played Sept. 2-8.
Zech, a defender from Berlin, Germany, scored his first career goal in the 57th minute to give Duquesne a 1-0 win over VMI and help the Dukes to their best start since 2014 at 2-0-1.
Barry scored in the third minute to lead Saint Joseph's to a 1-0 win over LIU on Saturday. A midfielder from Sparta, N.J., Barry collected a rebound and fired off the early match-winner into the back right corner just 2:34 into the match.
Dorchin, a goalkeeper from Nice, France, recorded back-to-back clean sheets to give him three on the year through as many contests. He stopped a pair of shots in a 4-0 win over Sacred Heart, and then two more in a 1-0 win against Boston University on Saturday, including a diving save with just over a minute remaining to preserve the shutout.
A goalkeeper from Colleyville, Texas, Boehm made 11 saves in Saint Joseph’s 1-1 week. In the Hawks’ 1-0 overtime loss to Fairfield on Wednesday, Boehm finished the night with 10 saves, including seven in the second half. The only goal he surrendered was an overtime
Hartmann, a native of Hamburg, Germany, played the full 182 minutes as a