ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – College Soccer News has named Lobo senior forward Niko Hansen its National Player of the Week. Hansen scored a hat trick in the Lobos win over UC Irvine last Saturday. Hansen only took three shots and scored on each one for a 1,000 shot on goal percentage.
He also had his fourth game winner of the season which ties him for first in the nation. The 25th ranked Lobos are at 21st ranked Kentucky Sunday to start Conference USA play. The 5-2 Lobos are currently riding a five match win streak. Sunday’s game is on the SEC Network and ESPN 3.