Jansson's Game-Winner Earns Him Student-Athlete of the Week Honors
Jansson helped MU earn the Milwaukee Cup
Sebastian Jansson's highlight-reel goal saved the day for Marquette vs. Milwaukee.
Aug. 27, 2012
MILWAUKEE - An unbelievable goal in the final second of regulation to help the men's soccer team claim the Milwaukee Cup Friday night earns sophomore Sebastian Jansson GoMarquette.com's Student-Athlete of the Week honors.
Marquette (1-0-0) reclaimed the Milwaukee Cup trophy, which had been in possession of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (0-1-0) since 2010.
Eric Pothast got a touch on the ball with five seconds left on the clock and directed it back toward the middle of the box where Jansson picked it out of clean air and his half-bicycle kick beat the UWM keeper with the crowd of 1,892 fans erupting as time expired.
It was Jansson's third career game winner.
The Golden Eagles also defeated Green Bay 1-0 on Sunday afternoon and return to action at 7:05 p.m. Friday against the University of Illinois-Chicago at Valley Fields.
2012-13 GoMarquette.com Student-Athlete of the Week
Miller was tabbed BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week following her efforts in a 4-0 win over St. Bonaventure on Aug. 17. The senior anchored a defensive unit that allowed two shots, including just one shot on goal. The senior also assisted on the first goal of the match and played 79 minutes.
Thomas averaged 24.3 points, 6.7 assists and 3.3 rebounds in the 2012 Scion Dental Milwaukee Summer Pro-Am Tournament to claim MVP honors. The Racine native notched 35 points and 10 assists in the championship game.
Sjoberg took home Best Defender honors at the Thunder Bay Chill awards dinner last week. The 6-foot-7 Swedish stopper helped the Chill post a 13-2-1 record in USL Premier Development League action on its way to a Heartland Division trophy.
Carlson, who is a returning AVCA All-American, was named the 2011-12 BIG EAST Conference Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award winner for women's volleyball. Carlson carries a theology and psychology double major and ranked 17th in the NCAA in hitting percentage in 2011.