Oct. 20, 2008
WORCESTER, Mass. - Holy Cross sophomore forward Kyle Miller (Woodbury, N.J.) has been named the Brine Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week in the Patriot League for competition from October 14-October 19, which the Crusaders posted a 1-0-0 record. Miller scored a hat trick in a 4-0 victory over Navy in Patriot League play on Saturday, October 18.
Miller struck early in the first half, at the 2:31 mark, as senior midfielder Andreas Andrews (Los Angeles, Calif.) crossed the ball to him inside the 18-yard box and headed it into the left side of the net. Less than 14 minutes later, at the 16:19 mark, senior defender Jerry Dickinson (Pittsburgh, Pa.) headed the ball to Miller who headed the ball into the ride corner of the net, making the score 2-0.
Less than three minutes into the second half, at the 47:28 mark, Miller grabbed a rebound off a save by Navy's goalkeeper Nolan Grebb and chipped it into the right corner of the goal, for his third goal of the game.
Miller leads Holy Cross in scoring with six goals for 12 points.
The men's soccer team returns to action on Tuesday, October 21, when they host Harvard at 7:00 p.m.