ATLANTA – After backstopping Kennesaw State to its second-straight SELC Division II championship, Owls netminder Dominic MacJack is the MCLA PEARL Goalie of the Week for the period ending April 23.
After playing a half in the opening semifinal victory against Florida Atlantic on Saturday, the Marietta, Ga., product really stepped up on Saturday in the title game against No. 6 Florida Gulf Coast.
MacJack finished with 13 saves, leading the Owls to an 8-7 victory and earning tournament Defensive MVP honors for his efforts.
For the weekend, he finished with 19 saves and a 59.4 save percentage.
“Dom was excellent this past weekend on his way to earning defensive MVP of the tournament,” said Kennesaw State coach Connor Murphy.
“He is part a deep group of goalies that we have this year. He got the start and showed out big time when his team needed him.”
For earning the PEARL’s Goalie of the Week, MacJack will receive a prize package from Guardian PEARL, a ball that lasts longer than the rest and never greases. Guardian PEARL is the proud partner of the MCLA.
PEARL Honor Roll
Corey Hickson, Fr. – Claremont
The Cougars advanced to the SLC semifinals thanks to 23 saves from the Irvine, Calif., backstop in the win over San Diego.
Mason Johnstone, Soph. – UC Davis
The hometown kid made 14 saves and posted a 70.0 save percentage as the Aggies clinched the top seed in the WCLL tourney.
Aidan Lang, Soph. – Stonehill
The Skyhawks clinched a playoff berth thanks to 27 stops in two victories against Bridgewater State and UMass-Dartmouth.
Kyle Patton, Sr. – Coastal Carolina
The Chanticleers locked up the top spot in the SLC South thanks to 13 saves and a 68.4 save percentage from the Bethlehem, Pa., native.
Maxx Von Gottberg, Soph. – UC San Diego
Thanks to a dozen saves and a 75.0 save percentage from the Cambridge, Mass., product, the Tritons breezed into the SLC semis.