PRINCETON, N.J.- On the strength of back-to-back wins and a shutout of Yale, Dartmouth men's soccer goalkeeper Noah Cohen (Johannesburg, South Africa) was named Ivy League Player of the Week. Cohen becomes the first Ivy League goalkeeper to win the award this season.
Cohen, who earned the award for the second time in his career, joins Alex Adelabu (Houston, Texas) as Big Green players who have earned the honor this season.
Cohen has been Dartmouth's stalwart in net this season and showcased that in Dartmouth's wins over Vermont (Oct. 3) and Yale (Oct. 6). Against Vermont, Cohen made six saves and allowed just one goal in the win, which snapped UVM's six-game unbeaten streak.
The Johannesburg, South Africa, native was equally impressive against Yale (Oct, 6). He again made six saves, and picked up his second shutout of the season against the Bulldogs. He single-handedly fended off a late Yale push with three crucial saves in the final eight minutes of the game. For the week, Cohen made 12 saves and allowed just one goal in 180:00 of action.
For the season, Cohen has a 4-5-0 record with two shutouts to his credit. He's sporting a 1.43 goals against average and has made five or more saves on five occasions. He's made 37 saves and has a .740 saves percentage. In Ivy League play, Cohen has a 0.99 goals against average and a 0.857 save percentage. He is tied for the League-lead with 12 saves in Ivy action.
Dartmouth will travel to Boston College for a midweek match on Wednesday (Oct. 10). Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at BC's Soccer Complex on the Newton campus.