FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

September 5, 2016

 

DAN MONTEIRO NAMED LITTLE EAST MEN'S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College senior midfielder Dan Monteiro (Pawtucket, RI) was named the Little East Conference Men's Soccer Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in a 1-1 week for the Anchormen.

 

Monteiro controlled the midfield for RIC as the Anchormen posted a 1-1 record at the Roger Williams Squad Locker Invitational on Sept. 3-4. After falling, 2-0, to Clark in the opener, Rhode Island College blanked nationally-ranked Montclair State, 2-0, in the finale. For his efforts, Monteiro was named to the All-Tournament Team.

 

For the season, Monteiro has played in two games, starting both of them. He has recorded six shots on the season.

 

 

 

In upcoming action, Rhode Island College will host No. 1-ranked and defending National Champions Amherst at Alumni Field on Wednesday, Sept. 7 (7 p.m.).

 

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