News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – St. Mary’s College of Maryland senior forwardKhalid Balogunwas named the Capital Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced today (Sept. 3). This isBalogun‘s first player of the week selection this season.

Balogun, a native of Bowie, Maryland, paced the Seahawks last week with eight points off of three goals and two assists.Balogunled the Seahawks to a 2-0 start to the season with victories over Gallaudet (5-1) and No. 18 Carnegie Mellon (3-2). Additionally,Balogunwas named the MVP of the Elmer Lord Tournament hosted by Salisbury University. He currently leads the conference in points (8), shots (10), and is tied for the league best in goals (3) and assists (2).

The Seahawk men’s soccer team will be back in action when they host the Seahawk Classic on Saturday, Sept. 7 and Sunday, Sept. 8. St. Mary’s College will take on Bridgewater at 2 PM after the Jamie L. Roberts Stadium Dedication on Saturday. On Sunday, the Seahawks will host Kean at 4 PM.

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