UWS' Royce, Elder Named Players of the Week

By KBJR News 1

October 1, 2013 Updated Oct 1, 2013 at 9:44 PM CDT

Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) forward Ben Royce has been named the WIAC offensive player of the week while goalkeeper Matt Elder was named the defensive player of the week, it was announced Tuesday.

Royce scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 over Bethel University on Sept. 24, then scored the lone goal in a conference match at UW-Oshkosh, and assisted on the eventual game-winning goal against Ripon College in a 2-0 win.

His teammate, Elder, pitched his third shutout with three saves against Bethel University and then stopped 15 of 16 shots in a 1-1 double OT tie with No. 11 UW-Oshkosh. Before that game, Elder had put together a scoreless streak of 264:33.

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