Thu, Nov. 11, 2004 - [Men's Soccer]
CHICAGO - Saint Xavier University senior goalkeeper Enrique Orejel (Chicago, Ill./Curie) was named to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) All-Region VII Team and was also named a NAIA All-American Honorable Mention when the teams were announced by the regional chair Wednesday. Orejel is now a four-time NAIA All-American Honorable Mention and All-Region VII recipient over his impressive collegiate soccer career.
Orejel has started all 21 games for SXU at goalkeeper and has a 1.27 goals against average, 119 saves and five shutouts this season. The Cougars are currently 12-6-4 overall and recently advanced to the semifinals of the 2004 NAIA Region VII Men's Soccer Tournament after eliminating No. 4 seeded Trinity International University (Ill.) Tuesday in a penalty kick shootout in quarterfinal action. Saint Xavier, which has the No. 5 seed in the tournament, will face No. 1 seeded and No. 5 nationally ranked Judson College (Ill.) on Friday, November 12, in an 11 a.m. semifinal match-up at Saint Xavier University.