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College Soccer News – National Team of the Week – Week Ending October 14, 2018

The College Soccer News National Team of the Week reflects key individual performers and difference makers who played a key role in the success that their team achieved during the week.    

Gloire Amanda


Oregon State

The freshman netted the lone goal with an assist from fellow freshman Sofiane Djeffal in Oregon State's 1-0 win over Stanford.  He also drove a shot into the back of the frame from the right side of the box with Djeffal again providing the helper in the Beavers' 2-1 win over California.

Daryl Dike



The freshman from Edmon, Oklahoma sent an attempted clearance back into the frame and placed a shot into the far post to help Virginia top Denver 3-0. He also contributed a goal in Virginia's 4-1 on the road win over Clemson.  Virginia improves to 8-1-2 overall.  

Phillip Goodrum



The junior from Charlotte, North Carolina had a three goal week.  He scored from within the box after receiving a cross from Cesar Cruz and hit the back of the net from the top of the eighteen to power the Seahawks past Elon 2-0. He also scored in UNCW's 5-0 thumping of Belmont.  The  Seahawks are 10-2-1. 

David Loera


N.C. State

The Wolfpack sophomore from Orlando, Florida alertly scored from within the box in N.C. State's 2-0 win over Longwood.  He also made a nice move off the dribble to create the angle and space he needed to place a shot into the left post from fifteen yards out to give N.C. State the edge they needed to top UNC 1-0.  

Nico Solabarrieta



The senior scored four goals in the second half of play to lead Allbany to a 6-2 win over American.  He also converted a penalty kick to open the scoring for the Great Danes in their 3-1 win over Vermont.  Solabarrieta has nine goals and three assists so far this season. .  

Manuel Ferriol


James Madison

The junior came through in the clutch for the Dukes converting the game-winning goal on a penalty kick in JMU's 1-0 win over William and Mary in CAA play. He also added the insurance goal in JMU's 2-0 victory over Hofstra in CAA action.  The Dukes are 8-3-2 overall with a 6-1-0 mark in conference play.  

Charlie Maciejewski


Bowling Green 

The junior linkman came through with two magical game-winners  for the Falcons. He made a nice move to create the space he needed to send a blast into the back of the frame from ten yards out with three clicks remaining in o.t. to  give BGSU a 3-2 win over IUPUI. He also converted a header in extra time to propel the Falcons past NIU 2-1. 

Lucca Lacerda



Lacerda, a senior, scored the game-winner out of a free kick from outside the box and contributed the assist on teammate Akeem Bradford's goal in Valpo's 2-1 win over Eastern Illinois. He also scored from fifteen and thirty-five yards out to play a key role in Valpo's 2-0 on the road win over Bradley in MVC play. 

Grant Stoneman


Loyola Chicago

The redshirt senior added stability, composure, and toughness as part of a solid Rambler defense that shutout Xavier 1-0 and MVC foe Missouri State 1-0. Loyola Chicago secures two impressive wins to improve to 6-4-2 overall with a 2-0-2 mark in conference play. 

Dylan Greenberg



The redshirt senior has been an integral part of the UConn defense since arriving on campus in 2014.  He was was a key part of a tenacious Connecticut defense that contained a high powered UCF attack in a scoreless American Athletic Conference Contest. The Huskies are 7-2-2 overall with a 2-0-2 mark in conference play. 

Andrew Gutman



The senior back drove a header into the net served in out of a corner kick by Austin Panchot and scored from close range with eighteen seconds remaining in regulation to give Indiana the edge they needed to top Maryland 2-1 in a Big Ten matchup. The Hoosiers up their record to 11-2-0 with a 5-0-0 mark in conference play. 

Dani Marks


Penn State

The redshirt senior team captain was part of a Nittany Lion defense that shutout nonconference foe Stony Brook 3-0 and defeated Wisconsin 1-0 in a Big Ten contest.  He also contributed an assist on Jeremy Rafanello's game-winner in the contest with Wisconsin. 

Joel Sundell


Wright State

The junior netminder had an impressive seven save week  while anchoring a solid Wright State defense that shutout West Virginia 3-0 and Oakland 2-0.  The Raiders improve to 10-1-2 overall with a 4-0-1 mark in Horizon League play. 
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