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College Soccer News Men’s National Team Of The Week – Week Ending August 27, 2023

The Team Of The Week Recognizes Players Who Played A Key Role In The Success Their Teams Had During The Week

Matthew Bell – Sophomore – Forward – Marshall – Bell scored three times to help power the Thundering Herd past the Oakland Golden Grizzlies in Marshall’s season opener.
Lorenzio Boselli – Senior – Forward – Syracuse – Boselli converted a header after receiving a cross from Giona Leibold and drove a header into the back of the net out of a corner kick served in by Mateo Leveque to give the Orange the edge they needed to top Providence 2-0 in their season opener.
Eduardo Mustre – Junior – Forward – FIU – Mustre scored twice to led FIU to a 2-1 season opening win over Oregon State in Corvallis.
Taylor Calheira – Senior – Forward – UMBC – Calheira scored three times including the game-winning goal in UMBC’s season opening 4-3 win over a game George Mason team.
Lineker Rodrigues dos Santos – Junior – Midfielder- Memphis – Rodrigues dos Santos scored the Tigers first goal and assisted on the goal scored by teammate Alberto Cruz to help propel Memphis past Green Bay 2-0 in their season opener. He also found the back of the net twice in their subsequent 3-1 win over the NIU Huskies.
Andrew Shaffer – Sophomore – Midfielder – Bowling Green – Shaffer was a difference maker coming off the pine to score two goals in the second half of play to lead the Falcons to a 3-2 come from behind season opening win over Cleveland State.
Jack Denton – Senior – Midfielder – Missouri State – Denton, the 2022 MVC Midfielder of the Year, scored the lone goal of the contest to give the Bears the edge they needed to upset Maryland 1-0 in College Park.
Stefano Campisi – Junior – Midfielder – Gonzaga – Campisi alertly send the rebound of his own blocked shot into the back of the frame to get the Zags on the board in their season opening 2-1 win on the road over UC Riverside. He followed that up with a two assist and one goal evening in Gonzaga’s home season opening 5-1 victory over Sacramento State.
Zach Bohane – Sophomore – Midfielder – Stanford – Bohane scored what proved to be the game-winning goal with an assist from Fletcher Bank in Stanford’s season opening 3-1 win over Creighton. He also scored twice and assisted on the goal scored by Noah Adnan to help the Cardinal top Georgetown 5-1.
Kevin Carmichael – Junior – Defender – California – Carmichael put in a full shift in California’s 1-1 tie on the road with UNCG and 1-1 tie with Wake Forest. He also headed in the Golden Bears’ goal in the tie with Wake Forest. California secures two hard earned draws on the road over nationally ranked teams.
Joel Sangwa – Senior – Defender – Akron – Sangwa was a part of a solid Akron defense that limited Niagara to only two shots on goal in route to posting a 6-0 shutout. He also assisted on the goal scored by teammate Dyson Clapier.
Kevin Bonilla – Junior – Defender – Portland – Bonilla assisted on the goals scored by Sebastian Nava and Samory Powder and was part of a Pilot defense that shutout Sacramento State 3-0.
Charles Janssen – Redshirt Junior – Goalkeeper – UC Davis – Janssen was rock solid in goal for anchoring an Aggie defense that shutout Dayton 2-0 and posting seven stops in their subsequent 3-1 win over Ohio State in Columbus.
Alex Svetanoff – Redshirt Freshman – Goalkeeper Louisville – Svenanoff had six saves in goal to anchor a Louisville defense that shutout Tulsa 1-0 in the Cardinals season opener.
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