Awards

Awards

Bradley Forward Gerit Wintermeyer - College Soccer News National Player of the Week - Week Ending November 10, 2019

Gerit Wintermeyer Junior Forward Bradley

Wintermeyer came up big for the Braves in two contests last week. He skillfully threaded a shot into the back of the net under pressure in the final minute of regularion after receiving a pass from teammate Rasmus Smidtslund to give Bradley a 2-1 win over Western Ilinois.

He also converted a penalty kick and made the run he needed to make to be in position to net  the game-winning goal after receiving a pass from Jack Lang in Bradley's 2-1 win over Evansville in a Missouri Valley Conference contest.

Wintermeyer has seven goals so far this year and has become the ninth Bradley player in program history to total twenty career goals.

The number three seed Braves will face number six seed Evansville in the quarterfinals of the MAC Tournament on Wednesday in Chicago. 

 

 

College Soccer News - National Team of the Week - Week Ending November 3, 2019

The College Soccer News National Team of the Week seeks to recognize individual performers on both sides of the ball who played a key role in the success that their teams enjoyed during the week. 

Calvin Harris

Freshman

Forward 

Wake Forest 

Harris made a nice move off the dribble to secure the angle he needed to thread a shot inside the far post and decisively drove a one-timer into the near post after receiving a cross from teammate Machop Chol to play a key role in Wake Forest's 3-1 win on the road over Louisville. The Demon Deacons are 13-3-1 with a 6-2-0 mark in ACC play.  

 

Matthew Vowinkel

Junior

Forward

Hofstra

Vowinkel scored twice enabling Hofstra to come from behind to tie Binghamton 2-2. He followed that up with a three goal evening to propel the Pride to a 3-0 victory over Northeastern in a Colonial Athletic Association contest. Hofstra improves to 8-6-2 overall with a 5-2-1 mark in conference action. 

Phillip Goodrum

Senior

Forward

UNCW

Goodrum scored twice and contributed the assist on Wilhelm Nilsson's goal to lead a surging UNCW team to a 3-0 win over VCU on the road. He also converted a penalty kick in overtime to give the Seahawks the edge they needed to top Elon in a CAA contest. Goodrum has scored ten goals so far this year.    

Christian Sload

Senior

Forward 

Penn State

Sload came through in the clutch twice for Penn State. He decisively drove a shot into the right side of the frame in overtime to enable Penn State to come from two goals down to top Maryland 3-2. Sload also converted a header out of a corner kick in overtime in Penn State's 2-1 win over Rutgers.  

Connor Hubbard

RS Senior

Forward

Furman 

Hubbard helped the Paladins pick up a 4-1 win over Wofford and a 2-1 win over Belmont to secure the program's twentieth regular season title. He scored twice in the win over Wofford and contributed the game-winner in the win over Belmont. Furman improves to 11-6-1 with a 5-1-0 mark in conference play.  

Tristan Trager

Sophomore

Midfielder

Air Force

Trager was a force on the offensive side of the ball with back-to-back hat tricks to power Air Force to a 4-3 win in overtime against Grand Canyon and a 3-2 win over UNLV in Western Athletic Conference play. The Falcons improve to 7-9-0 overall with a 6-4-0 mark in conference play.  

Jonas Westmeyer

Senior

Midfielder 

Marshall

Westmeyer provided the game-winning goal by skillfully sending a shot into the upper left corner of the net out of a free kick in Marshall's 2-1 win on the road over Oakland.  He also scored the lone goal of the match from inside the six yard box after receiving a cross from Milo Yosef in Marshall's 1-0 win over Kentucky in a key CUSA match. 

Christian Clarke 

Senior 

Defender

Colgate

Clarke played a key role in Colgate's come from behind 2-1 win over Navy in Patriot League play. Clark was solid on the defensive side of the ball and converted a header in the closing minutes of regulation to send the contest into overtime where Drew Fischer netted the game-winner for the Raiders. .   

Jake Haupt

Junior

Defender

UC Davis

Haupt alertly scored the game-winning goal out of a throw-in and was part of a very solid UC Davis defense anchored in goal by Wallis Lapsley that shutout Sacramento State 1-0. The Aggies improve to 11-4-2 with a 5-1-1 mark in Big West play. 

 

Alberto Suarez

Sophomore

Defender 

Central Arkansas

Suarez is a difference maker. He was dominant in the air and also added an additional element to the Central Arkansas attack from his center back position in the Bears 2-0 win in Atlanta over Georgia State in Sun Belt Conference play. Central Arkansas improves to 9-6-1 with a 3-1-0 mark in conference play. 

Ben Roach

Sophomore

Goalkeeper

UC Santa Barbara

Roach was rock solid in goal recording a career-high ten saves to anchor a Gaucho defense that shutout Big West Conference opponent Cal Poly 2-0. UCSB improves to 11-3-4 overall with a 4-1-2 mark in conference play. 

Nick Brady

Junior

Goalkeeper

South Carolina

Brady had nine saves between the pipes to lead  an impressive South Carolina defense that shutout a very good FIU team 1-0 in Conference USA play. The Gamecocks improve to 7-8-2 overall and stay in the hunt for a berth in the upcoming CUSA Tournament.