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College Soccer News – Men’s National Team Of The Week – Week Ending September 25, 2022

The Team Of The Week Recognizes Players Who Made A Significant Contribution To The Success That Their Teams Had During The Week

Milo Yosef – Redshirt Senior – Forward – Marshall – It was a dream come true for Yosef who used his speed and touch of the ball to push forward down the right wing to create the space he needed to score what proved to be the game-winning goal for the Thundering Herd in their 1-0 win over rival West Virginia in front of a sell out crowd at Hoops Family Field in Huntington. Marshall is 5-1-1 with a 1-0-1 mark in Sun Belt Conference play. The Herd travels to Conway, South Carolina on Friday to face Coastal Carolina in another conference matchup.
Palmer Ault – Freshman – Forward – Butler – Ault scored Butler’s first two goals and contributed two assists in their lopsided 9-0 win over Lindenwood out of the Summit League. He also scored twice to power the Bulldogs past Connecticut 4-1 in a Big East Conference contest. Butler is 5-2-1 overall with a 1-0-1 mark in Big East play. They continue conference play when they travel to Milwaukee to play Marquette on Friday.
Gage Guerra – Sophomore – Forward – Army – Guerra scored twice and assisted on teammate Jack Meyer’s goal to play a key role in Army’s 3-2 come from behind Patriot League win over Holy Cross. The Black Knights improve to 4-2-0 with a 2-0-0 mark in conference play. Army will seek to extend its five game unbeaten streak when they face Boston College on Wednesday and American University on Sunday.
Paolo Carroll – Senior – Forward – Yale – Carroll scored twice to power the Bulldogs past Stony Brook 3-2 on the road. Yale is unbeaten on the season with a 4-0-2 record. Yale will seek to extend its four game winning streak and secure a signature victory when they travel to Durham to square off with Duke on Tuesday. They ten come home to open Ivy League play on Saturday against a very good Penn team.
Aboubacar Camara – Junior – Forward – Louisville – Camara is a finisher who does a great job of creating and finishing the opportunities that come his way in the attacking third. This week he converted the game-winning goal with a double assist from Filip Fredhall and Sander Roed in the Cardinals 1-0 win over FGCU in Fort Meyers. He also did what the best goal scorers do when he alertly placed the rebound of his missed shot into the back of the frame in Louisville’s 2-1 win over Pitt. The Cardinals are 5-2-1 with a 1-1-1 mark in ACC play. Louisville has a challenging contest on Tuesday on the road against UNCG followed by an ACC match with NC State in Raleigh on Friday.
Javier Armas – Junior – Midfielder – Oregon State – Armas was a difference maker for Oregon State in their 2-0 come from a goal down win over Denver. He took over the contest scoring from 26 yards out and again from long range to power the Beaver attack in the win. Oregon State secures a momentum building win that they will seek to build upon when they travel to Los Angeles to open Pac-12 play on Thursday with a difficult match against UCLA. They continue Pac-12 play on Sunday against San Diego State.
Eric Conerty – Senior – Midfielder – Western Michigan – Conerty sent a rocket into the back of the net from 30 yards out to score what proved to be the game-winning goal in Western Michigan’s 3-0 season opening MAC win over NIU. He also provided the assist out of a corner kick on defender Daniel Nimick’s goal. The Broncos are off to a 6-1-0 start that includes five shutouts. Western Michigan continues MAC play with a match on the road against Bowling Green on Tuesday and a contest at home against Chicago State on Sunday.
Ben Stitz – Graduate Student – Midfielder – Penn – Stitz extended his scoring streak to four straight games with a two goal performance in Penn’s 3-0 win over DePaul. Midfielder Michael Hewes also scored to increase his goal total to five in the Quakers last three contests. Penn has won four in a row to improve to 5-1-1. The Quakers will seek to keep on keeping on when they begin Ivy League play on Saturday against Yale.
Michael Saunders – Junior – Midfielder – Belmont – Saunders played a key role in two on the road Belmont victories. He scored twice to give the Bruins the edge they needed to top IUPUI in Indianapolis and contributed the lone goal of the match in their subsequent win over MVC foe SIUE in Edwardsville. Belmont improves to 5-1-2 with a 2-0-0 mark in MVC play. The Bruins will welcome UIC to Nashville on Saturday in an MVC contest.
Henry Sach – Senior – Defender – Tulsa – Sach put in two full tours of duty to anchor a rock solid Tulsa defense along with goalkeeper Alex Lopez that recorded a 3-0 shutout over ranked Missouri State and a 2-0 shutout over a ranked Charlotte squad in an AAC matchup. A high powered Charlotte attack was limited to a total of only six shots with only two on goal. Tulsa is now 5-1-1 with a 1-1-0 record in conference play. The Golden Hurricane continue AAC play with a game on the road against UAB on Friday.
Keegan Hughes – Senior – Defender – Stanford – Hughes converted a header out of a corner kick served in by forward Carlo Agostinelli to contribute the game-winning goal in Stanford’s 2-1 on the road win over UC Santa Barbara. He also was an important element in the Cardinal backline. Stanford finished the opportunities that they needed to finish to secure a come from behind win and improve to 5-0-3. The Cardinal return to Pac-12 play when they host California on Thursday.
Dario Caetano – Junior – Goalkeeper – Dayton – Caetano had a career high seven save evening in goal to anchor a Flyer defense that shutout Rhode Island 2-0 in a key Atlantic 10 contest. The shutout was Caetano’s fourth on the season. Dayton improves to 6-0-1 and has a challenging contest coming up on Tuesday when they host West Virginia. They then resume A-10 play on Saturday against George Mason.
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