Sacramento State Student-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 16-22)
Sacramento State men's soccer's Benji Kikanovic has been named the Sacramento State Student-Athlete of the Week after scoring the fifth hat trick in program history on Saturday.
Kikanovic scored three goals in Sacramento State's Thursday win over San Francisco at Hornet Field. He first found the back of the net in the 26th minute to give the Hornets a 1-0 lead. Just four minutes later, Kikanovic stuck again, doubling his team's lead in the 30th minute. Kikanovic's third goal of the match came in the 65th minute with his team ahead, 3-2. The goal put the match away for Sacramento State.
The hat trick was just the fifth in the program's history and first in over two decades.
A sophomore forward from Antelope, Calif., Kikanovic was also named the Big West's co-Offensive Player of the Week.
2019-20 Student-Athletes of the Week
Week 3 (Sept. 16): Kylee Kim-Bustillos, Women’s Soccer
Week 2 (Sept. 9): Oscar Govea, Men’s Soccer
Week 1 (Sept. 2): Sarah Davis, Volleyball
2018-19 Student-Athletes of the Week
2017-18 Student-Athletes of the Week
2016-17 Student-Athletes of the Week
2015-16 Student-Athletes of the Week
2014-15 Student-Athletes of the Week
2013-14 Student-Athletes of the Week