National Team Of The Week

College Soccer News - National Team of the Week - Week Ending October 20, 2019

The College Soccer News National Team of the Week features top performers on both sides of the ball coast to coast who played a key role in the success their teams had during the week. 

Milo Yosef

RS Freshman

Forward

Marshall 

 

Yosef played a key role in two solid Marshall wins on the road. He scored twice and had an assist in the Thundering Herds 4-1 win over Loyola Marymount. Yosef also contributed two goals in Marshall's 5-1 win over San Diego State. The Herd improves to 10-1-2 to reach double digits in wins for the first time since the 2012 season.  

James Morris

Freshman

Forward

Seattle 

 

Morris converted three headers with two coming out of conrner kicks and the third coming out of the run of play from within the box to help power Seattle to a 3-2 win over CSU Bakersfield. Declan McGlynn recorded three assists to become the first Seattle player to do so in D1 Program history. Seattle improves to 8-3-3 with a 5-0-1 mark in WAC play.  

Dante Brigida

Junior

Forward

Oral Roberts

Brigida's eighth goal and fourth game-winner of the season gave Oral Roberts the edge they needed to defeat Denver 1-0 in overtime in a key Summit League matchup. Brigida scored from within the box with a double assist from teammates Juan Arias and Tanguy Gjerineau. Oral Roberts secures its first ever win over Denver and improves to 10-2-0 overall.  

Robbie Robinson

Junior

Midfielder

Clemson

Robinson displayed a variey of skills in route to netting his second hat-trick of the season in Clemson's 7-4 goal-a-rama victory over Syracuse in ACC action.  Clemson head coach Mike Noonan summed things up well when he stated, "He (Robinson) displayed clinical finishing, he worked intelligently and showed class and quality.  The Tigers improve to 11-1-1 with a 4-1-1 mark in conference play.  

Miguel Yuste

Senior

Midfielder

Yale

The Yale captain continues to be a difference maker. He sent a left footed shot into the back of the net from twenty yards out to give Yale the edge they needed to top UMass 1-0 in overtime. Yuste also added a goal in Yale's 3-1 win over Cornell when he drove a deflection into the net out of a free kick. Yale is unbeaten in their first eleven games for the first time since 1935 and 3-0-0 in Ivy Leage play for the first time since 1991. 

Bruno Lapa

Senior

Midfielder

Wake Forest

Lapa converted a penalty kick and assisted on teammate Kyle Holcomb's goal in Wake Forest's 5-0 win over William and Mary. He also sent a shot into the far post to propel Wake Forest past North Carolina 1-0. Lapa has scored in four straight contests during which time he has contributed five goals and two assists. The Demon Deacons are 12-2-0 with a 5-1-0 mark in ACC play. 

Charlie Sharp

Freshman

Midfielder

Western Michigan

Sharp played a key role in Western Michigan's 2-1 win over Michigan and 1-1 tie with Akron. He scored the game-winner in the win over Michigan and contributed a helper on Eric Conerty's goal in the contest with Akron. Western Michigan is 9-4-1 overall with a 1-0-1 mark in MAC play. 

Aaron Molloy

Senior 

Midfielder

Penn State

The Nittany Lion captain was a factor in two solid Penn State wins. He converted a penalty kick and assisted on Liam Butts' goal in Penn State's 3-1 win over Pittsburgh. He also scored out of a corner kick in Penn State's 2-1 win on the road over Wisconsin. Malloy has six goals and two assists. Penn State is 8-2-2 with a 4-1-1 mark in Big Ten play. 

Antonio Colacci

Senior

Midfielder 

New Hampshire

Colacci had four assists in New Hampshire's 4-0 win over UMass Lowell on the road. The linkman from Bradenton, Florida has scored four goals to date and has a total of seven assists. New Hampshire ups their record to 10-0-2 overall with a perfect 4-0-0 mark in America East Conference action.  

Artur De Luca

Sophomore

Defender 

Memphis 

De Luca drove a header into the back of the net out of a corner kick in overtime to enable Memphis to upset SMU 4-3 in Dallas. He also assisted on teammate Peter Changs goal. Memphis improves to 9-3-0 with a 3-1-0 mark in American Athletic Conference play.  

Dylan Nealis

Senior

Defender 

Georgetown

Nealis contributed on both sides of the ball as Georgetown shutout Maryland 1-0 and Xavier 1-0. Nealis is part of a solid Georgetown defense that recorded its fifth straight shutout and eighth of the season. The Hoyas improve to 11-1-0 with a 4-0-1 mark in Big East play. Georgetown and St. John's square off on Wednesday in a huge Big East mathup.  

James Person

Sophomore

Defender

Saint Mary's

Person netted what proved to be the game-winning goal and was part of a rock solid Gael defense that shutout a very good San Diego team 3-0 in a key West Coast Conference contest. Saint Mary's improves to 11-1-0 with a 2-0-0 mark in conference play. 

Gabriel Gjergji

Sophomore

Goalkeeper

Butler 

Gjergji had a solid five save evening in goal to post his fourth shutout of the season in Butler's 4-0 win over Seton Hall in Big East Conference competition. Butler improves to 8-4-1 overall with a 2-2-1 record in conference play.