Niko Giantsopoulos Named MIAA Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

Niko Giantsopoulos Named MIAA Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

Calvin College senior Niko Giantsopoulos has been named the MIAA Defensive Player of the Week in men's soccer.

Giantsopoulos (Markham, Ont./St. Augustine Catholic HS) put together back-to-back shutouts for the Calvin men's soccer team this past weekend at the North Shore Invitational in Massachusetts.

On Friday, Giantsopoulos had one save in posting a clean sheet in a 0-0 double-overtime tie with Endicott College. He then came up with two saves in a 1-0 win over Gordon College Saturday night including a key save in the closing seconds. For his efforts, Giantsopoulos was named to the North Shore Invitational all-tournament team.