Bakero Named National Player of the Week
Oct. 17, 2017

Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeMSoccer)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Wake Forest senior captain Jon Bakero was named the National Player of the Week by the United Soccer Coaches on Tuesday afternoon.

The forward recorded his first two multi-goal games of the year in wins over Longwood and Virginia Tech, totaling four goals and an assist last week.

A native of Sitges, Spain, Bakero leads the NCAA with 34 points and 12 assists, also ranking in the top five in goals scored.

He ranks in the top 10 in program history in goals, assists and points for both a season and a career.

Bakero is also up for the Senior CLASS Award. Fans can vote for him by clicking HERE.

Each Tuesday during the college regular season, United Soccer Coaches selects a men’s and women’s Player of the Week for NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and junior college competition based on nominations from schools and conferences across the country.

NCAA Division I Men: Jon Bakero (Wake Forest University)
NCAA Division I Women: Julia Glaser (Fresno State University)
NCAA Division II Men: Luca Mastrantonio (Rockhurst University)
NCAA Division II Women: Olivia Jarrell (Columbus State University)
NCAA Division III Men: Dan Sulpizio (DeSales University)
NCAA Division III Women: Teanna Shutt (Lebanon Valley College)
Junior College Men: Leon Zaffonato (Massasoit Community College)
Junior College Women: Mikayla Blumenstock (Herkimer College)



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