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College Soccer News National Team Of The Week – Week Ending October 18, 2015

Grant Bell – Senior – Forward – Bradley Bell helped jump start a previously sluggish Bradley attack when he scored twice and contributed an assist to lead the Braves past Evansville 5 to 1. He also scored from the top of the box after receiving a pass from Richard Olson and assisted on teammate Frank Bak's goal as a rejuvinated Bradley offense rolled to a 4-0 win over Missouri State.  The Braves are now 6-7-0 with a 3-0-0 record in Missouri Valley Conference play. 
Jordan Morris – Junior – Forward – Stanford Morris helped the Cardinal earn two solid on the road wins in Pac-12 play. He sent a bullet into the upper right corner of the goal to net what proved to be the game-winner in Stanford's 2-1 win over UCLA. He also scored Stanford's first goal when he placed a rebound into the back of the net in their 3-1 win over San Diego State. Morris has scored six goals to date including three game-winners. Stanford improves to 11-1-1 with a 4-0-1 mark in conference play.  
Danny Jensen – Junior – Forward – Ohio State Jensen's header with assists from Christian Soldat and Kyle Culbertson gave the Buckeyes the edge they needed to top Kentucky 1-0. He also assisted the goals scored by Soldat and Culbetson to help Ohio State defeat Wisconsin 2-0 to win their seventh consecutive contest. The Buckeyes are 8-4-2 overall with a 3-1-1 mark in Big Ten Conference play. 
David Olsen – Sophomore – Forward – Seattle Olsen had a three goal weekend to lead the Redhawks to a 3-1 win over CSU Bakersfield and a 1-0 win over San Jose State in WAC play. He scored with an assist from senior forward Michael Roberts and converted a bicycle kick in the contest with CSU Bakersfield. He also netted the lone goal of the contest in the victory over San Jose State. The Redhawks improve to 12-3-0 with a 5-1-0 mark in WAC action. 
Zach Mathers – Senior – Midfielder – Duke Mathers lead a red hot Blue Devil attack netting a hat trick and contributing an assist to power Duke past N.C. State 6-2 in an ACC contest at Koskinen Stadium in Durham. His first score came out of a penalty kick. His second goal was a blast from twenty yards out. His third goal came when he drove a rebound back into the net. Mathers also assisted on teammate Ryan Thompson's goal. Mathers has scored seven goals to date and contributed four assists. Duke improves to 6-6-2 with a 1-4-1 mark in conference play.  
Amass Amankona – GS – Midfielder – Dayton Amankona netted a hat trick to lead Dayton past LaSalle 5-0 in an Atlantic Ten game. HIs first goal was from six yards out with a double assist from Alex Amankwaah and Maik Cross. His second goal was out of a corner kick put in play by Amankwaah. Amankona's third goal was a header to the right side of the net after receiving a cross from Amankwaah. The Flyers improve to 8-4-2 with a 3-0-1 mark in conference play. Amankona leads the Dayton attack with nine goals and three assists to date. 
Jacori Hayes – Junior – Midfielder – Wake Forest  Hayes once again came up big for the Demon Deacons in a clutch situation when he made a nice move to create the space he needed to drive a shot off the right post into the back of the net to give Wake Forest a victory over previously undefeated North Carolina 1-0 in an ACC contest that took place before a crowd of 5,070 fans at Spry Stadium in Winston-Salem. The Deacons improve to 10-1-2 overall with a 4-0-2 record in ACC play under the direction of first year head coach Bobby Muuss. The Tar Heels drop to 11-1-1 with a  5-1-0 mark in conference play. 
Richie Laryea – Sophomore – Midfielder – Akron  Laryea contributed a hat trick to help power Akron past Northern Illinois 4-0 in a key MAC contest. His first two goals came from heads up play that enabled him to take advantage of defletions that he was able to redirect and send into the back of the goal. His third score came out of a give and go senario with assists from teammates Goncalo Soares and Sam Gainford. Akron has now won six straight to improve to 10-2-1 with a 2-0-0 mark in conference play. Laryea has produced nine goals and three assists so far this year.  
Francesco Casucci – Freshman – Midfielder – New Mexico  Casucci ignited a Lobo comeback from two goals down in the second stanza when he converted a header after receiving a cross from Josh Goss. He also scored out of a free kick from eighteen yards out and provided an assist along with Chris Wehan on Sam Gleadle's game-winning goal.  New Mexico improves to 7-4-2 overall with a 1-3-0 mark in CUSA play. 
Skyler Milne – Junior – Midfielder – Utah Valley Milne who hails from Bluffdale, Utah made a place for himself in the Utah Valley record books when he netted the program's first hat trick in the proces of leading the Wolverines to a 3-2 win over San Jose State University. UV also played to a scoreless draw with CSU Bakersfield. Milne has scored six goals so far this year and contributed two assists. Utah Valley is 11-3-1 overall with a 4-1-1 mark in WAC play. 
Drew Morgan – Senior – Defender – Rutgers Morgan converted a header out of a corner kick with an assist from senior defender Mitch Lurie to help the Scarlet Knight secure a 2-0 win over Penn. Morgan also converted a header again served in by teammate Lurie in Rutger's 4-2 win over Northwestern in a Big Ten match. Morgan was also solid contributor on the defensive side of the ball. Rutgers has now won four straight to improve to 8-4-1 overall with a 3-3-0 mark in conference play.  
Tommy Gudmundsson – Soph. – Defender – Coastal Carolina  The Chanticleer centerback was a key part of a solid Coastal Carolina defensive effort that resulted in a 2-1 win over Campbell and a 1-0 win over Liberty in Big South Conference play. Gudmundsson also scored out of a corner kick to net the lone goal in Coastal's win over Liberty. The Chanticleers get back in the win column and improve to 9-1-1 with a 4-1-0 mark in Big South play. 
Sven Lissek – Senior – Goalkeeper – Furman   Lissek who is from Sewau, Germany was rock solid between the pipes to help Furman defeat ETSU 2-0 and tie old nemisis UNCG 0-0 in Southern Conference action. He has five saves in the win over ETSU and three saves including a game saving stop at point blank range in the contest with UNCG. Furman improves to 5-4-3 overall with a 4-1-1 mark in conference play to hold the top spot in Southern Conference play.  


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