Oakes Career Day Earns SAA Defensive Player of the Week Honor

Oakes Career Day Earns SAA Defensive Player of the Week Honor

ATLANTA — After leading the Berry College men's soccer team to a scoreless draw at Centre, goalkeeper Carson Oakes has been named the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday. 

Oakes recorded the full 110:00 minutes in the double-overtime contest, recording a career-high 11 saves to preserve the shutout. For the season, Oakes ranks top-five in the league in total saves (30), save percentage (.769) and goals against average (1.07)

Behind Oakes, the Vikings are 3-0-1 over their last four contests and sit at 6-1-1 on the season. Berry is back in action tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. for an out-of-conference road game at Covenant College.