Cutter named defensive player of the week

By Doug Fitzgerald published August 30, 2006

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs soccer player Art Cutter was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conferenceâ€TMs defensive player of the week, the conference announced Tuesday.

Cutter, along with defensive mates Ryan Beebe, Mark Brehm and Jeff Bettner, kept things clear in front of Mountain Lions goalkeeper James Bjorklund, allowing only two shots on goal during UCCS' first two matches, both shutouts.

Cutter also helped offensively. He headed in a goal in a 4-0 win over the University of Mary on Aug. 24 and added an assist in a 3-0 win over Dana the next day. UCCS lost 3-0 to Biola on Aug. 26.

The Mountain Lions will play their home opener on Friday â€" a match that will also mark the first regular-season match at 1,200-seat Mountain Lion Stadium.

UCCS Players/Staff Featured

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