Helmer earns Defensive POW honor
Siloam Springs, Ark. (September 28, 2009) — John Brown goalkeeper Ryan Helmer and Rogers State forward Desmond Fitzgerald have been named Sooner Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Players of the Week for Sept. 21-27.
Fitzgerald, a junior from Norwich, England, scored seven goals on the week, including a four-goal outing against Southwestern Kansas and a two-goal match against Sterling. He also had two assists on the week to lead RSU to a 3-0 week and a program-best eight-game win streak.
Helmer, a senior from Russellville, Ark., had three saves in two shutouts over Oklahoma Wesleyan and Texas Wesleyan for the week.