(FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 15-21)
PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Teagan Drake, Johnson & Wales (RI) (Jr, M - Waterbury, Vt.)
Drake amassed four goals on the week for eight points, with a key strike against Emmanuel on Wednesday before registering a hat trick at Anna Maria in a 5-1 win on Saturday.
GOALKEEPER OF THE WEEK
Joe Russo, Albertus Magnus (Sr., GK - North Haven, Conn.)
Russo registered a solid week in net for Albertus, posting 13 saves on 14 shots in a 2-0 week. The senior notched his fifth win of the year in a 3-1 victory over USJ, stopping 12 shots before recording his first shutout of the season in a 3-0 win over Rivier. He also posted a .929 save percentage over 174 minutes of action.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Austin Ward, Saint Joseph's (Maine) (Fr, M - North Andover, Mass.)
Ward tallied two goals and two assists for six total points in a 2-0 week for the Monks.
WEEK 8 HONOR ROLL
Abdoul Aremu, Albertus Magnus (So., F - West Haven, Conn.) - Aremu was stellar for the Falcons, scoring two goals and notching an assist for a five-point week in a par of GNAC victories. Aremu played a hand in the Falcons' 3-1 win over USJ, scoring the first goal of the game, before closing out the week registering a goal and an assist for five points in the 3-0 win at Rivier.
Noah Camelo, Colby-Sawyer (Sr, C - Marblehead, Mass.) - Camelo scored a goal in each of the Chargers' two wins last week. He scored the lone goal and game-winner in an important 1-0 win over Norwich to serve the Cadets just their second loss of the season. Camelo then added the game's first goal in a 3-2 double overtime victory at Regis to help Colby-Sawyer secure a first-round home game in the GNAC Tournament.
Adam Cassidy, Johnson & Wales (RI) (Jr, GK - Jersey City, NJ) - Cassidy had a clean week with six saves no goals scored against.
Derek Triana, Regis (Mass.) (Sr., F - Port St. Lucie, Fla.) - Triana had two goals for four points last week as the Pride went 1-1. Wednesday, he scored the Pride's second goal against Anna Maria in the 70th minute, which would turn out to be the game-winning goal, the ninth GWG of his career. Saturday, he scored in the 76th minute to complete the Pride's comeback from a 2-0 deficit, tying the match at 2-2 to force overtime.
Noah Robinson, Saint Joseph's (Maine) (Junior, F - Wappingers Falls, N.Y.) - Robinson racked up five points in a 2-0 week for the Monks, as the junior standout netted the game-winner in a 4-0 triumph at Southern Maine on Tuesday and added a goal and an assist in a lopsided victory over Lasell on Saturday.
GNAC MEN'S SOCCER WEEKLY ARCHIVE (2018-19)
|1||Riley McNicholas, JWU||Blake Mullen, SJC||Amerle Nemeye, NOR|
|2||Brett Mattos, SJC||Brendan Germano, NOR||Leonardo Acosta, SUF|
|3||Bienfait Badibanga, NOR||Tom Bennett, SUF||Bienfait Badibanga, NOR|
|4||Cody Elliott, SJC||Anes Gadun, USJ||Amerle Nemeye, NOR (2)|
|5||Bienfait Badibanga, NOR (2)||Jonathan Ferrarini, EC||Bienfait Badibanga, NOR (2)|
|6||Noah Robinson, SJC||Brendan Germano, NOR (2)||DeAnte Anderson, USJ|
|7||Brett Mattos, SJC (2)||Jesse Bonilla, REG||Campbell Shealy, EC|
|8||Teagan Drake, JWU||Joe Russo, AMC||Austin Ward, SJC|
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