October 2017 | Male Student-Athlete of the Month
(Nashua, N.H.) The Rivier University Athletic Department is pleased to announce that freshman Pedro Lopez (Methuen, Mass.) has been selected as the Male Student-Athlete of the Month for October 2017.
Lopez was chosen as the Male Student-Athlete of the Month for his candor and mental strength during the tough 1-7 October stretch for the Men’s Soccer team. The first year forward netted two goals and assisted on two others over the final four games of the season.
“I truly believe he embodies all of the qualities I’m looking for in my student-athletes.” said Head Men’s Soccer Coach Hayden Barbosa. “He has already made a tremendous impact on the program. I am proud to have him.”
This is the first time in his career that Lopez has been selected as the Rivier Male Student-Athlete of the Month.
Other nominee: Yash Jagtap (So. | Men’s Cross Country)
Previous Male Student-Athletes of the Month: Mike Federico (September '17, Men's Soccer)