Mendez Named Ivy League Player of the Week

Mendez Named Ivy League Player of the Week

The senior recorded his first shutout of the year on Sunday (Penny Ashford).

PRINCETON, N.J. – Evan Mendez of the Harvard men's soccer team has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week for Sept. 14-20, as announced by the league office on Monday.

Mendez tallied his first shutout of the year against No. 9 Washington, tying a season-high with seven saves. The senior from Ballston Spa, New York recorded a 0.90 goals-against average over the weekend with 11 total saves. The shutout was the seventh of Mendez's career.

On the season, the goalkeeper boasts a 1.24 goals-against average and .778 save percentage. Harvard is 1-3-2 on the season and travels to Boston University on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 7 p.m. The contest can be seen live on the Patriot League Network.