National Team Of The Week

College Soccer News National Team Of The Week - Week Ending November 22, 2015

Simon Enstrom - Freshman - Forward - Boston College  Enstrom scored the lone goal of the contest to enable Boston College to advance past Vermont 1-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. He also netted the game winning-goal in overtime which was set up by passes from teammates Trevor Davock and Zeiko Lewis to play a key role in Boston College's 2-1 win on the road over South Florida. Enstrom has scored nine goals so far this year including five game-winners. Boston College improves to 11-7-1 and advances to the Sweet Sixteen to face number three seed Georgetown in Washington.  
Tucker Hume - Redshirt Junior - Forward - North Carolina  Hume netted his team leading eleventh goal in just the second minute of play in North Carolina's 2-1 win over a very competitive Coastal Carolina team.  He also assisted on teammate Zach Wright game-winning goal. The Tar Heels improve to 15-1-3 and advance to the third round of the NCAA Tournament for the sixth time in the last seven years. UNC will host highly regarded number twelve seeded Creighton coached by former long time Tar Heel head coach Elmar Bolowich in what shapes up as the marquee match of the Sweet Sixteen. 
T.J. Casner - Senior - Forward - Clemson Casner, who is from Irvine, California, scored in the 27th and 48th minutes of play and contributed an assist on teammate Thales Moreno's goal to play a key role in the Tigers 5-2 victory over Elon before an enthusiastic crowd at Historic Riggs Field. Casner has now scored a total of ten goals to date. Clemson improves to 16-2-2 and advances to the Sweet Sixteen. 
Richie Laryea - Sophomore - Midfielder - Akron  Laryea scored twice unassisted and contributed an assist on one of teammate Stuart Holthusen's two goals to play a key role in Akron's 6-1 thumping of Rutgers. Laryea has now scored a total of eleven times and has had four multi-goal contests. Akron improves to 16-3-2 and advances to the Sweet Sixteen where they will host a very good SMU team.  
Stanton Garcia - Junior - Midfielder - SMU  Garcia scored the game-winning goal in overtime to propel the Mustangs past number thirteen seeded Denver 1-0 to earn the right to advance to the Round of Sixteen where they will face number four seeded Akron on Sunday. Garcia also contributed an assist on Idi Camara's goal in SMU's first round 2-0 victory over Utah Valley. Garcia has six goals and two assist so far this year. SMU under the leadership of first year head coach Kevin Hudson improves to 15-2-4.  
Kwame Awuah - Junior - Midfielder - Connecticut The Connecticut co-captain contributed the assist on forward DeAndrae Brown's goal. He also sent a shot into the back of the net from twenty-two yards out to score what proved to be the game-winning goal and added the insurance goal after receiving a cross from Jake Nerwinski in Connecticut's 3-1 come from behind win over Boston University in the First Round of the NCAA Tourney. Connecticut's season subsequenlty came to an end with a 10-6-6 record when they were topped 1-0 in the second round by Indiana. 
Brandt Bronico - Junior - Midfielder - Charlotte Bronico netted the game-winning goal in Chalotte's 2-1 win over Radford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament and assisted on defender Luke Waechter's goal. He was also at the heart of Charlotte's attack in their 1-0 loss to number one seeded Wake Forest in the second round. Charlotte ends the 2015 season with a 11-6-3 overall record. 
Jon Bakero - Sophomore - Midfielder - Wake Forest  Bakero's header in the 83rd minute of play at Spry Stadium in Winston-Salem with a crowd of 2,699 fans on hand gave the number one seeded Demon Deacons the edge they needed to top Charlotte 1-0 and to advance to the Sweet Sixteen where they will host number sixteen seed Indiana. The goal was Bakero's eighth of the season so far. Wake Forest improves to 16-2-2.  
Bashti - Freshman - Midfielder - Stanford  The Stanford freshman came off the bench to net the game-winning goal when he alertly headed a rebound into the back of the net and also netted the insurance goal from inside the box with an assist from Jordan Morris in Stanford's 3-1 come from behind win over a game Santa Clara team. Defender Brandon Vincent scored Stanford's first goal out of a free kick from just outside the box. The Cardinal advances to the Sweet Sixteen where they will host Ohio State out of the Big Ten Conference. Stanford improves to 15-2-2 overall.  
Ismaila Jome - Junior - Defender - UC Santa Barbara  Jome controlled a clearance and sent a shot into the back of the net from twenty yards out in overtime to give UC Santa Barbara the edge they needed to survive and advance past a very determined South Carolina team. The fifteenth seeded Gauchos improve to 15-6-2 overall and advance to the Round of Sixteen where they have another tough opponent to face when they travel to cross country to tangle with number two seeded Clemson. 
Shane Haworth - Redshirt Senior - Goalkeeper - Seattle  Haworth who is from Puyallup, Washington had a six save evening and anchored a solid Seattle defensive effort that shutout UCLA 1-0 to improve to 18-3-1 and punch the Redhawks ticket into the Sweet Sixteen in NCAA Tournament play where they will face number six seeded Syracuse. Haworth, who has recorded ten shutouts in goal so far this year, continues to take care of business between the pipes for Seattle.