Perkowski, Welkley Earn NEAC Men's Soccer Weekly Honors

Perkowski, Welkley Earn NEAC Men's Soccer Weekly Honors

GANSEVOORT, N.Y. - The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has announced Sebastian Perkowski and Cody Welkley as its Student-Athlete of the Week selections in men’s soccer for the week ending Sept. 9.

Sebastian Perkowski (Fountainville, Pa.) from Penn State Abington has been named NEAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week with three goals in two games last week. The rookie forward began the week with two goals in a non-conference win at Bryn Athyn College. Over the weekend, Perkowski lifted the Nittany Lions to a 3-2 victory against Penn College in the conference opener with the game-winning goal in overtime.

Cody Welkley (North Rose, N.Y.) from Morrisville State has been selected as the NEAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week after posting two shutouts in a 1-0-1 week for the Mustangs. Morrisville State’s sophomore goalkeeper made five saves, including one in the second overtime, to preserve a 0-0 tie against MCLA. Welkley finished the week with nine saves against Union before exiting due to injury with just over 10 minutes left in the contest.

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The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) has 12 NCAA Division III member institutions which include: Cazenovia College, College of Saint Elizabeth, Gallaudet University, Keuka College, Lancaster Bible College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Pennsylvania State University – Abington, Pennsylvania State University – Berks, SUNY Cobleskill, Morrisville State, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and Wells College. Associate members are: Cedar Crest College (W Swimming), D’Youville College (W Lacrosse), Hilbert College (M&W Lacrosse), Medaille College (M&W Lacrosse), Rutgers University – Camden (M Golf), and Wilson College (M Volleyball). The NEAC has partnered with the North Atlantic Conference in the sport of men’s tennis and with the Colonial State Athletic Conference in the sport of Field Hockey. For more information, please visit: www.neacsports.com.