Notre Dame’s Panken Named ACC Player of the Week


Junior posted six points in two games

ACC Players of the Week Presented by Havoline

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Notre Dame junior midfielder Evan Panken has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week.

Panken tallied two goals and two assists last week. On Wednesday, he scored the Irish’s only goal in the 56th minute in a 1-1 draw with No. 12 Michigan State. On Saturday, he notched a career-high four points on one goal and two assists in a 4-1 win at Pitt that clinched the ACC Coastal Division for Notre Dame.

A native of Edina, Minnesota, Panken has a single-season career-high 12 points this year on four goals and four assists.