National Team Of The Week

College Soccer News National Team Of The Week - Week Ending October 12, 2014

Maid Memic - Senior - Forward - Hofstra  Memic converted a penalty kick to give Hofstra a 1-0 win over Wake Forest in Winston Salem.  He also netted what proved to be the game winning goal when he placed a shot into the top-right corner of the goal in Hofstra's 3-1 win over William and Mary. Hofstra snapped an eight-game winnless streak in the series with the Tribe to up thier record to 7-3-2 with a 2-0-0 mark in CAA play.  
Andy Craven - Senior - Forward - North Carolina Craven converted a header from six yards out with a double assist from Tyler Engel and Verneri Valimaa in UNC's 3-0 win over Campbell.  He also scored twice to power the Tar Heel attack in a 5-0 win over ACC foe Virginia Tech.  Craven has now scored seven goals to date including five game winners.  North Carolina ups their record to 8-4-0.     
Rory Knibbs - Sophomore - Forward - San Jose State Knibbs drove a shot just inside the left post from fifteen yards out and converted a header at close range with an assist from Frankie Beauchamp to help the Spartans top Air Force 5 to 1.  He also scored the lone goal of the evening for the Spartans in their 1-1 tie with UMKC when he controlled a deflection and placed it in the back of the net from fourteen yards out.  
Danny Musovski - Freshman - Forward - UNLV Musovski is among the reasons why UNLV is off to an 9-2-1 record with a perfect 3-0-0 mark in WAC play.  He headed in a free kick put in play by Julian Portugal and scored out of a breakaway to help propel the Rebels past Seattle 3-1.  UNLV also topped Utah Valley 1-0 with senior Salvador Bernal converting a penalty kick to secure the win. 
Asani Samuels - Senior - Forward - Canisius College Samuels helped the Griffs secure two solid wins in MAAC play.  He contributed a goal and an assist along with Nicolo Baudo on teammate Derek Maier's goal in Canisius' 4-1 win over Rider.  Samuels scored his sixth goal of the year out of a counter attack after receiving a cross from Pat Conlon in Canisius' 2-0 victory over Iona. The Griffs improve to 7-3-2 with a 2-1-1 mark in MAAC play.  
Mael Corboz - Junior - Midfielder - Maryland Corboz came through in the clutch for the Terps converting a penalty kick which proved to be the difference maker in Maryland's 1-0 win over an always tough VCU team and he scored twice to help power the Terps past highly regarded Penn State 4-0. His first goal against the Nittany Lions was from twenty-five yards out with an assist from teammate Mikey Ambrose.  His second score was out of a penalty kick. Maryland is now 5-5-2 overall with a 2-1-1 mark in Big Ten play. .   
Colin McAtee - RS Junior - Midfielder - Michigan McAtee was a scoring machine in Michigan's 3-2 win over Notre Dame.  He converted a header out of a corner, drove a shot into the lower right corner from the top of the eighteen, and netted the game-winning goal when he converted another header out of a corner kick. He also contriubuted a goal from the top of the box in Michigan's 3-0 win over Rutgers.   
Joseph Greenspan - Senior - Defender - Navy  The Navy center back anchored a very tenacious backline that shutout American 2-0 and Colgate 2-0.  The Mids secured two impressive wins to up their record to 7-4-2 with a 3-1-0 mark in Patriot League play. Greenspan is an iron man who continues to do the things he needs to do to help his team secure wins.    
Tyler Hilliard - RS Junior - Defender - Syracuse  Hilliard scored twice out of free kicks served in by teammate Jordan Murrell to help the Orange secure a 3-1 win over Wake Forest in ACC play.  In both goals Murrell sent a ball into the back post that Hilliard decisively drove into the goal. Syracuse also topped Albany 2-1.  The Orange are now 11-1-0 with a 4-1-0 mark in conference play.  
Bjarki Aoalsteinsson - Junior - Defender - James Madison  Aoalsteinsson is a lock down defemder.   This week he was at the heart of a stout James Madison defense that shutout Delaware 1-0 on the road and tied UNCW 1-1 at home in Colonial Athletic Association action. The Dukes improve to 5-4-3 overall with a 1-0-1 mark in conference play.  
Calle Brown - RS Senior - Goalkeeper - Virginia  Brown was solid between the pipes for the Cavaliers.  He had five saves to record the shutout in goal in Virginia's 1-0 win on the road over George Mason.  He also was superb between the pipes in Virginia's 1-0 win over Duke. Virginia recorded its fourth straight victory and third consecutive shutout to improve to 8-3-1 with a 3-1-1 mark in ACC play.