Date Published

Monday, October 14, 2013

CHICKASHA – Grabbing two Sooner Athletic Conference shutouts this week, Bryan Byars was named the SAC Defensive Player of the Week on Oct. 14.

Byars (6-4) record five saves total in the week against John Brown and Saint Gregory’s without allowing a single goal.

He earned his third and fourth shutouts of the season for the week. He has 25 shutouts to his career as a junior this year.

In total, Byars has 35 saves this season and 149 in his career.

He is ranked No. 35 in the NAIA and fourth in the conference in goals against per game (0.98).

SAC Player of the Week candidates are nominated by their schools and voted on by a small committee composed of conference Sports Information Directors.

Byars is a physical education and business junior from Oklahoma City. He is the son of Danny and Pauline Byars.