Stony Brook’s Miesch Named America East Top Defender

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Christian Miesch. Photo: Jim Harrison, Stony Brook Athletics

Stony Brook men’s soccer freshman goalkeeper Christian Miesch was named America East Defensive Player of the Week. This is his first career conference honor.

After falling 3-0 to Penn State on Tuesday, he led the Seawolves to a 1-0 win over New Hampshire on Saturday night. Miesch made a career-high nine saves in the victory, picking up his fourth shutout of the season. With the win, the Seawolves moved to 7-4-3 (4-0-0 AE).

The Brig, Switzerland, native has started 12 games this season for the Seawolves with four clean sheets.