Great Northeast Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Report - Week 5
Player of the Week
Mike Skelton (North Conway, N.H.), Junior, Forward, Lasell College
Skelton scored three goals, including two game winning goals, while helping the Lasers go 2-0 on the week and remain unbeaten in the GNAC at 6-0. He netted a pair of tallies in the opening 20 minutes of the Lasers 5-1 victory at Emerson, and then scored the opening goal of his side's 2-0 road win at Anna Maria.
Rookie of the Week
Drew Lightfoot (Philadelphia, Pa.), Freshman, Forward, Johnson & Wales University
Lightfoot scored the game-winner in the Wildcats 1-0 victory against Becker on Thursday evening. The goal was his fourth of the season with three of them being of the game-winning variety.
Goalkeeper of the Week
Donato Piroscafo (Naugatuck, Conn.), Junior, Goalkeeper, Albertus Magnus College
Piroscafo earned two shutouts on the week with 1-0 wins over both Western Connecticut State University and Johnson & Wales University. He made 11 stops in 180 minutes of work. Against JWU in league action, the senior recorded seven saves to keep the Falcons unbeaten in league action.
Weekly Honor Roll
Stephen Zapata (Hamden, Conn.), Senior, Forward, Albertus Magnus College
Scott Benner (Post Falls, Idaho), Freshman, Goalkeeper, Saint Joseph’s College (ME)