ODAC Men's Soccer Players of the Week Archive
2022-23 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|October 31, 2022
McCloskey, a sophomore from Douglassville, Pa., scored a pair of big goals over the Marlins regular season finale and their quarterfinal contest in the ODAC Tournament. In a 2-1 victory over Bridgewater to close the regular season and wrap up the #3 seed in the ODAC postseason, McCloskey scored the opener in 30th minute. He finished off a cross Ryan Taing via a sharp-angle shot to give Virginia Wesleyan a 1-0 lead that would carry into halftime. McCloskey's second goal of the week was much more dramatic as he scored the game-winner with just 41-seconds left in the second overtime period in the Marlins 2-1 win over Randolph-Macon in the ODAC quarterfinals. A cross from the right wing missed everyone before finding McCloskey 15 yards outside the back post. He took one touch to collect and hammer a shot back across goal for the winning tally. For the season, McCloskey has registered 13 points on five goals and three assists.
|October 24, 2022
Bass, a senior from Charlotte, N.C., collects his first ODAC weekly award of the season after leading the nationally 11th-ranked Generals to a pair of conference wins. Washington and Lee is now unbeaten in 15 straight matches (11-0-4), the second longest streak in program history. Bass factored in two important goals for W&L. He provided the assist on the lone goal in a 1-0 victory over Randolph during the midweek. Bass and Michael Kutsanzira worked a perfect quick restart on the first corner of the game with Bass setting up a long curling shot from his teammate in the eighth minute. Bass was on the scoresheet in the Generals second victory, a 3-1 result at Randolph-Macon. Matteo Adler ran on to a through-ball on the left side of the R-MC box. He passed across the six-yard box to an oncoming Bass, who one-timed the feed into the back of the net in the 22nd minute for the game's first goal. For the season, Bass is third in the ODAC in assists (5), eighth in points (15), and ninth in goals scored (5). He now ranks third in W&L history with 21 career assists, one shy of matching second place.
|October 17, 2022
Lagana, a junior from Burlington, N.C., picks up his first ODAC weekly award of the season following a five-point week over the course of two conference victories for Lynchburg. The Hornets, ranked 16th by the United Soccer Coaches, are now 9-0-5 on the season with 19 points atop the ODAC table at 6-0-1 in league play. Lagana put his name on the scoresheet twice in a 3-1 victory over Randolph College. With the WildCats leading 1-0, Lagana sent a corner kick towards Zach Whelan, who headed it home to knot the score 1-1 in the 47th minute. Lagana then found the back of the net himself just eight seconds later as he took a through pass from Manzi Shalita and sent a low shot past the keeper for a 2-1 advantage. Shalita and Lagana again connected in a 2-0 victory over Roanoke. Shalita sent another through pass to Lagana, who finished with a left foot beyond the keeper for a 1-0 lead with 10:30 elapsed on the first half clock. For the season, Lagana is sixth in the ODAC in points (16), seventh in goals scored (5) and second in assists (6).
|October 10, 2022
Mega, a senior from Glen Allen, Va., picks up his second straight ODAC weekly award after scoring three times in nationally 19th-ranked Lynchburg's 1-0-1 week against conference foes. Mega opened the scoring in a 1-1 draw with ninth-ranked Washington and Lee. He ran on to a one-touch pass from Brennan Lagana down the left channel, collected the lead-pass with a pair of touches before slotting it past the Generals' keeper with a left foot at the near post. Mega then scored both goals in a 2-0 victory at Ferrum. His first came 8:08 into the contest. After eluding a defender outside the left-post extended, he smashed a right-footed bender from 25 yards out off the inside of the right post and into the net. He made it 2-0 Lynchburg in the 31st minute by following up a save off a strike by Kenny Robles and one-timing it past a sprawled Panthers keeper. For the season, Mega leads the ODAC in points (27) and goals scored (12). He is also first in shots taken (36).
2021-22 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|November 1, 2021
Mega, a junior from Glen Allen, Va., put together an eight-point week to close the regular season and begin the ODAC Tournament. In the regular season finale, Mega put one in the upper corner from the top the penalty box in the 11th minute for the first goal in a 6-1 victory over Bridgewater. That win locked up the second seed in the ODAC Tournament. In Lynchburg's quarterfinal tilt against seventh-seeded Shenandoah, Mega registered the seventh multi-goal game of his career with his first collegiate hat trick to lead Lynchburg to a 4-0 victory. His goals came in the 19th, 65th, and 68th minutes as he tallied the first, third, and fourth goals for Lynchburg. For the season, Mega is fourth in the ODAC with 25 points 11 goals (3rd) and three assists. He has scored at least one goal in seven of his past 10 games played.
|October 25, 2021
Kutsanzira, a junior from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, picks up his second straight ODAC weekly award after leading nationally top-ranked Washington and Lee to a 1-0-1 week against league foes. Kutsanzira registered his ninth assist of the season on Adrian Zimmerman's game-tying tally in the 74th minute to rescue a point in a 1-1 come-from-behind draw with Roanoke. Kutsanzira then found the scoresheet twice in a 3-0 victory over Randolph-Macon on the weekend. Following a scoreless first half, he finished off a feed from Samuel Bass in the 50th minute for a 1-0 advantage. The duo again paired up in the 57th minute as Kutsanzira made it 2-0 Generals with his second two-goal game in three outings and third career multi-goal effort. Kutsanzira is currently leading the ODAC with nine assists, which is one off W&L's program record. He also scored six goals to give him 21 points on the season, fifth in the conference.
|October 18, 2021
Kutsanzira, a junior from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, helped nationally top-ranked Washington and Lee to its 11th straight victory with a five-point game. The Generals now sit 6-0-0 in the conference table with a league-best 18 points. Their 8-0 victory over Guilford extended their winning straight to 11 consecutive games, one short of the program record.* They are unbeaten in 12 outings this season. Kutsanzira score twice and dished out an assist against the Quakers. He provided the needed service on W&L's third goal by Adrian Zimmerman in the 28th minute. That assist gave him an ODAC-best eight on the season, tying for the fifth-most in program history. Kutsanzira scored both of his goals via unassisted efforts in the 82nd and 90th minutes. He currently sits eighth in the league with 16 points, pairing his eight assists with four goals scored.
|October 11, 2021
Kearns, a senior from Broad Run, Va., played with his head in two different ways as the attacking midfielder scored three times via headers to help Lynchburg to a pair of ODAC victories last week. Kearns, who has proven to be an adept "swiss army knife" in his career in the Hill City after starting off as an All-ODAC outside back and moving to the front lines in recent seasons, opened his week with the first goal in a 2-0 win at Roanoke. He finished off a feed from Brennan Lagana with a highlight-worthy diving header to the near post in the fifth minute. On the weekend, Kearns registered his first career multi-goal game with two more aerial tallies in a 5-3 victory over Ferrum. He turned Kenny Robles' cross into an assist with a well-placed header in the 16th minute for a 1-0 lead, and then made it 2-0 Hornets with a 36th minute header from a Zach Whelan service. For the season, Kearns has scored four goals with a pair of assists for 10 points.
2020-21 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|April 6, 2021
Doyle, a sophomore from Clayton, N.C., picked the right time to score his first two goals of the season as both proved game-winners to help Guilford run its winning streak to five straight games. The Quakers and Shenandoah played to a scoreless draw thru 90 minutes of regulation and the first of two 10-minute overtime periods before Doyle powered a header past the Hornets' keeper off a feed from Rodrigo Gudino. The tally came 3:37 before the end of the second extra frame for a 1-0 overtime home victory. Doyle was again the hero late-on in a 3-2 victory at Ferrum. The Quakers enjoyed a 2-0 lead thru the midpoint of the second half before the Panthers turned the tables with scores in the 66th and 77th minutes. Doyle came thru a little over three minutes later for his second game-winner of the week, this one off a feed from Joenn Lanza in the 80th minute. Guilford is now 5-2-1 overall and in ODAC play. GC owns the sixth seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament and travels to Randolph-Macon College on Tuesday for quarterfinal action.
|March 30, 2021
Nzekwe, a sophomore from Owerri, Nigeria, posted two important goals in helping Guilford register two wins against ODAC competition to improve to 3-2-1 on the season. After missing out in the Quakers 1-0 home win over Emory & Henry, Nzekwe return to the lineup to score both goals in the Quakers 2-1 come-from-behind victory on the road at Bridgewater. After the Eagles took a 1-0 lead just 1:04 into the game, Nzekwe collected his second two-goal game of the season with a pair of second-half tallies to complete the comeback. He scored the equaliser via an unassisted effort in the 47th minute and came thru with the would-be game-winner as the click ticked to 58:00 off a feed from Sebastian Salas-Munoz. For the season, Nzekwe second in the ODAC with five goals scored.
|March 23, 2021
Blow, a senior from Charlottesville, Va., continues his in-form season with three more goals to help Randolph to a 1-0-1 week against ODAC competition. Blow opened his week with two goals in a 4-3 win over Roanoke. He converted a penalty kick for the game's second goal in the 38th minute and scored the WildCats fourth goal in the 78th minute. That gave Randolph a 4-0 lead and proved most important with Roanoke scoring three times over a six minute span late-on. Blow helped Randolph earn a result at Shenandoah with a 1-1 draw. His goal in the 48th minute knotted the score at 1-all, a scoreline which maintain throughout the final whistle. For the season, Blow leads the ODAC in points (18) and goals scored (9). He has scored at least one goal in all five of the WildCats fixtures.
|March 16, 2021
Senior, a junior from Kingston, Jamaica, provided some late-game heroics for Randolph-Macon in the Yellow Jackets 2-1 home win over Ferrum. The Panthers led for much of the contest before Senior helped knot the game at 1-all in the 84th minute by assisting Chazz Jones on his equaliser. With 97-seconds to play, Senior picked the right time to score his first goal of the season off a feed from Colton Howell to improve Randolph-Macon to 3-1 overall and in ODAC play. Senior has registered five points on one goal and three assists this year.
2019 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|November 4, 2019
Lyons, a senior from Wall, N.J., put together a strong week with a pair of goals and an assist in Lynchburg's two victories. Lyons, who earned All-ODAC First Team status as a midfielder for Ferrum College last season, picked a great time for his first goal of the season in the regular season finale against Guilford. He finshed a pass from Luke Mega in the 93rd minute for a 1-0 overtime victory over the Quakers, which locked up the ODAC Tournament's fourth seed. Lyons turned up his production a notch in the quarterfinal against Randolph-Macon as he assisted Abibi Osman on the Hornets' first goal in the 13th minute and then again finished off a feed from Mega in the 83rd minute for a 2-0 triumph.
|October 28, 2019
Mega, a first-year from Glen Allen, Va., picks up his second weekly honor of the season after registering four goals in a pair of ODAC wins for Lynchburg as the Hornets look to secure a spot in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Mega opened his weekly account with two goals in a 4-1 victory over Shenandoah. He notched the game's first goal off a feed from Michael Lyons in the 26th minute and then struck with an unassisted tally in the 66th minute for a 3-1 advantage. Mega stayed hot on the week as he again scored twice in a 3-1 triumph at Virginia Wesleyan. He scored what amounted to the game-deciding tally off a feed from Seth Dale in the 48th minute for a 2-0 lead. He found the scoresheet again in the 61st minute, this time finishing off a setup from Carter Averette. For the season, Mega is tied for third in the ODAC with nine goals scored. He sits sixth with 19 points.
|October 21, 2019
White, a senior from Virginia Beach, Va., put together a strong scoring week with three goals and an assist as Bridgewater went 1-1 against ODAC competition. At Randolph-Macon, White drew the Eagles level at 1-all with a 15th-minute tally in an eventual 2-1 setback to the Yellow Jackets. White helped the Eagles rebound with five points in a strong 4-1 upset of nationally 13th-ranked Roanoke over the weekend. White had a hand in all three of Bridgewater's second half goals to blow open their 1-0 halftime lead. He assisted Luke Stubbs on his goal in the 47th minute, and Stubbs returned the favor with an assist on White's first tally in the 39th minute. Less that five minutes later, White put the game out of reach when he finished off a feed from Sam Franklin. For the season, White is tied for third in the ODAC with five assists. His 15 points tie for eighth, while his five goals scored are tied for 11th.
|October 14, 2019
Osman, a junior from Dadaab, Kenya, picks up his first weekly honor of the season after registering five points on two goals and an assist in the Hornets 1-0-1 week against ODAC competition. Osman got his week started by setting up Luke Mega's strike at the top of the box for the game's second goal in a 4-0 home victory over Randolph-Macon. Osman then twice beat Hampden-Sydney's defense in an eventual 3-3 draw at H-SC. He finished off a service from Ben Mackey with a sliding effort to give Lynchburg a 1-0 advantage in the 12th minute. He again gave the Hornets a lead in the 49th minute, finishing off Lynchburg's attack right in front of goal to give the Hornets a 3-2 edge. For the season, Osman leads Lynchburg with 10 points on four goals and a pair of assists.
2018 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|October 29, 2018
Ritch, a senior from Mint Hill, N.C., picks up his second straight weekly honor after posting a seven-point week in two wins for the Generals. The victories extend Washington and Lee's unbeaten streak to a program-record tying 12 games. In the regular season finale against Eastern Mennonite, Ritch scored once and dished out an assist in a 3-0 victory. The win locked up the top seed in the ODAC tournament. In Sunday's quarterfinal matchup with eighth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan, Ritch scored both goals in a 2-0 W&L triumph. Both were on set pieces as he converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute and then buried a 20-yard free kick in the 82nd minute. Ritch currently leads the ODAC in points (31) and assists (9) and is tied for third in goals scored (11).
|October 22, 2018
Ritch, a senior from Mint Hill, N.C., put together a big week in leading Washington and Lee to a trio of ODAC victories that extends the Generals winning streak to 10 straight contests. W&L now stands atop the conference table with 25 points (8-0-1). Ritch found the net twice in a game on two separate occasions last week, including in a 6-1 triumph at Guilford. He again scored twice with one run-of-play tally and a converted penalty kick in a 3-0 victory at Bridgewater. Ritch was the man in the spotlight in the final game of the week as he smacked a shot off the post and into the net in the 37th minute for a 1-0 victory at Roanoke. For the season, Ritch leads the ODAC in assists (8), is third in points (24), and fourth in goals scored (8).
|October 15, 2018
Kues, a senior from High Point, N.C., put together a six point week in helping Lynchburg to a pair of ODAC victories. Kues opened his week with two goals in a 4-1 victory at crosstown rival Randolph. He punched in the game's first and fourth goals in the second and 64th minutes, respectively. In the Hornets second game of the week at Eastern Mennonite, Kues stepped up to bury a penalty kick in the 35th minute for what proved to be the lone goal of the match. With the two wins, nationally seventh-ranked Lynchburg sits atop the ODAC standings with 19 points at 6-0-1. Kues has registered seven points on the season on three goals and an assist.
|October 8, 2018
Chiquillo, a junior from Woodbridge, Va., put together a seven point week in helping the Royals to a trio of victories including two ODAC wins. Chiquillo opened with an assist on the game's only goal in a victory over Shenandoah. He provided the set-piece delivery on Caleb Oakes header-goal in the 30th minute. After EMU knocked off Gallaudet, 6-0, Chiquillo exploded for his first career hat trick in a 3-0 triumph at Emory & Henry. He beat the keeper in the sixth, 12th, and 35th minutes, the latter coming via a free kick from just outside the 18-yard box. For the season, Chiquillo has nine points on three goals and three assists.
2017 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|October 30, 2017
Watson, a junior from Midlothian, Va., played a big part in Randolph not only making the ODAC Tournament, but advancing to the semifinal round. Watson dished out an assist on the tying goal as the WildCats scored two second-half tallies to defeat Guilford, 2-1, and wrap up the seventh seed in the tournament. Watson then snapped a personal seven-game goal-less streak with both goals in Randolph's 2-1 quarterfinal victory at #2 Roanoke. He converted a penalty kick in the 32nd minute before heading home the would-be winner in the 57th minute. For the season, Watson leads the ODAC with nine goals scored and is second with 21 points.
|October 23, 2017
Reategui, a junior from Ashburn, Va., helped the Tigers collect a pair of conference victories to solidify its position in the standings as the end of the regular season draws near. In a 1-0 victory at Virginia Wesleyan, Reategui proved the difference as he notched the overtime winner by converting a penalty kick in the 94th minute. He was again back on the ledger in a 3-0 win at Emory & Henry, notching the second goal in a 58th minute. For the season, Reategui has collected 10 points on a team-best five goals scored.
|October 16, 2017
Torres, a sophomore from Stafford, Va., put together a strong week in helping Randolph-Macon pick up a pair of league wins to move to 5-1 and into a tie for second place in the ODAC standings. Torres beat the keeper in a one-on-one scenario for his first goal of the week in a 4-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan. His second goal came at the most opportune time as he found the back of the net in overtime to secure a 2-1 victory for the Yellow Jackets over Eastern Mennonite. The two goals mark Torres' first of the season, giving him six total points when paired with two previous assists.
|October 9, 2017
Shafer, a junior from Maitland, Fla., had a hand in five goals scored by Eastern Mennonite as the Royals picked up a pair of conference wins with two six-goal outbursts. In a 6-0 win over Emory & Henry, Shafer helped put the first goal on the board in the 68th minute and then assisted on EMU's second goal before making a 3-0 Royals with his own tally in the 79th minute. He was back at it in a 6-2 victory at Guilford. He assisted on the opening goal in the eighth minute and then put EMU up 4-1 in the 54th minute with a 20-yard strike in transition. For the season, Shafer is tied for fourth in the ODAC with 14 points on five goals and four assists, the latter of which is tied for tops in the ODAC.
2016 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|October 31, 2016
Berning, a junior from Chesapeake, Va., has played in a more advanced role for the Hornets this season, and it paid off with a pair of goals last week as Lynchburg went 2-0-1 in conference play to lock up the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Berning started his week by slotting home the game's first goal in a 2-0 victory at Guilford. He again opened the scoring two days later against Emory & Henry, beating the keeper once in a 3-0 victory over the Wasps. Lynchburg added a 1-1 draw at Roanoke to close the regular season, but not after securing seven standings points to top the league table. For the season, Berning has registerd eight points on four goals scored.
|October 24, 2016
Ritch, a sophomore from Mint Hill, N.C., helped lead the Generals to a pair of wins last week, returning Washington and Lee to solo first in the ODAC standings. Ritch dropped in a pair of goals in a 4-1 win at Emory & Henry, scoring both the second and third goals of the game. He followed that by opening the stat sheet against Randolph with his third goal of the week, propelling the Generals to a 2-0 win over Randolph. For the season, Ritch is second in the ODAC in both points (29) and goals scored (12).
|October 17, 2016
Breslin, a sophomore from Fairfax, Va., added a pair of clean sheets to his season stat line in a pair of 1-0 Yellow Jackets' victories, including a triumph at nationally 10th-ranked Washington and Lee. Breslin came up with three saves in that contest, securing his sixth overall and fourth ODAC shutout of the season. Earlier in the week, he made a pair of stops in a 1-0 victory at Shenandoah. The two wins move Randolph-Macon into a three-way tie for first in the ODAC with 12 standings points. For the season, Breslin leads the ODAC with an .828 save percentage and is second in goals against (10) and goals against average (0.83). He has played every minute for R-MC this season.
|October 10, 2016
Grossfuss, a senior from Sanford, N.C., helped the Hornets to a 2-0 week that featured wins over a pair of conference teams. Grossfuss opened the week with both of Lynchburg's goals in a 2-1 win at Eastern Mennonite. He scored the game's first goal in the 57th minute, only to see EMU level the game less than two minutes later. Grossfuss struck for a second time in dramatic fashion as he tallied the game-winner just nine-seconds before the end of the first overtime period. He went on to contribute to LC's second ODAC win of the week, a 2-1 decision at Randolph-Macon, helping the Hornets improve to 9-0-2 overall and 3-0 in league play. Grossfuss leads the Hornets and sits 10th in the ODAC with 12 points. His six goals scored are sixth in the conference.
2015 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|November 2, 2015
Hamryka, a freshman from Dawsonville, Ga., helped the Generals complete an unbeaten run thru their ODAC schedule and lock up the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament with a paif of goals in wins over the eventually second and third seeded squads. He scored the equalizer in the 61st minute in what would become a 3-1 Washington and Lee win at Randolph. He then tallied the game's only goal in the 10th minute in a 1-0 win over Roanoke. Hamryka is second for the Generals in points (12), goals (5) and assists (2).
|October 26, 2015
Jurney, a junior from Suffolk, Va., put together a six point week as he helped the WildCats rattle off three victories in a five-day stretch. He opened the week by dishing out an assist on the opener in a 3-0 win at Guilford. After nearly forcing a pair of own goals in a 6-0 victory over Emory & Henry, Jurney put his stamp on three of Randolph's four goals in a 4-3 win at Ferrum. Twice he gave the WildCats the lead at 1-0 and 2-1 with goals in the third and 19th minutes, and later assisted Travis Brown with the game-winner in the 71st minute. Jurney is currently tied atop the ODAC with 20 points and eight assists. His six goals scored are tied for fourth.
|October 19, 2015
Weisenborn, a senior from Barboursville, Va., picked the perfect time to score his first two goals of the season as Bridgewater collected its first two ODAC victories of 2015. Weisenborn opened with one tally in a 3-0 win over Eastern Mennonite. Then, in helping BC recover from a 1-0 halftime deficit against Hampden-Sydney, he scored the game-winning goal in the 70th minute to secure the win.
|October 12, 2015
Couch, a sophomore from Abingdon, Va., had a hand in all four of Emory & Henry's goals this week as the Wasps ran their ODAC unbeaten string to three games (2-0-1) with a 1-0-1 showing. In a 2-1 win over Guilford, Couch tallied the opener in the fourth minute of action, and followed up with the would-be game-winner in the 52nd minute. In a 2-2 draw with Shenandoah, Couch leveled the game 1-all in the 12th minute off a one-timer, and then dished out the assist on the game-tying goal in the 80th minute to send the game into overtime. Couch is currently tied atop the ODAC in both goals scored (6) and points (15).
2014 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|November 3, 2014
Fisher, a senior from Morehead City, N.C., notched a pair of game-winning goals to propel Roanoke to two wins against conference competition last week. In the regular season finale against Guilford, Fisher found the back of the net for the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over the Quakers. He repeated the effort in the Maroons quarterfinal against Eastern Mennonite, scoring in the 50th minute to give RC a 1-0 win and a date in the semifinals with fifth-seeded Washington and Lee. The goals were the first two for Fisher this season.
|October 27, 2014
Dinkel, a senior from Basel, Switzerland, helped the Maroons to a pair of ODAC wins last week, contributing to each of Roanoke's three combined goals. On Tuesday at Lynchburg, he assisted on the only goal of the game in RC's 1-0 win in a contest that then featured the top two teams in the ODAC standings. Over the weekend in a 2-0 win over Washington and Lee, Dinkel scored the first goal of the game and then assisted on the insurance tally. That win put Roanoke six points clear of second place in the league table with one game left to play for each squad. Dinkel currently leads the ODAC in points (31), goals scored (11) and assists (9).
|October 20, 2014
Jurney, a sophomore from Camp Lejeune, N.C., put together an eight-point week as the WildCats went 1-1 in league play. He opened the week by contributing to all four goals in Randolph's 4-0 win over Randolph-Macon. He scored three times, notching only the third hat-trick in program history, and added an assist to to tie the WildCats' single-game record of seven points. Later in the week in a 2-1 loss at Virginia Wesleyan, Jurney assisted on Randolph's goal. For the season, Jurney has racked up 11 points on four goals and three assists.
|October 13, 2014
Cooke, a senior from Hampton, Va., helped lead the Marlins to a 2-0 week in ODAC competition. He opened his week by finding the back of the net from 15 yards out in the 69th minute against Randolph-Macon, scoring what would be the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win. He followed with two goals in a road win at Shenandoah, bookending the Marlins output in a 3-1 triumph. Cooke has now scored four goals with one assist on the season.
2013 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|November 4, 2013
Venegas, a senior from Winchester, Va., helped the Hornets to a pair of wins over Roanoke College last week --- one to lock up the third seed in the ODAC tournament, and the other in the quarterfinals of the conference postseason event. In the regular season finale, Venegas assisted on the opening goal and then headed in the winner in overtime of the Hornets' 2-1 win. On Saturday in the quarterfinals, he assisted on the lone goal in LC's 1-0 triumph. Lynchburg moves on to Virginia Wesleyan in the semifinals. Venegas has seven points on the season on two goals and three assists.
|October 28, 2013
Colby, a junior from Prairie Village, Kans., helped the Generals to a pair of conference wins by scoring three goals over the two contests. He opened the week with one tally in a 4-0 triumph over Emory & Henry. The goal was the second of the game, coming by way of penalty kick. It also moved him into eighth position in Washington and Lee's career goals scored list. Later in the week against Guilford, Colby added career goals 25 and 26 as he notched both of the Generals' goals in a 2-1 win over the Quakers. His tallies were the first and last scores of the game, sandwiching GC's equalizer. Colby is now second in the ODAC in both points (27) and goals scored (13).
|October 21, 2013
Kemp, a sophomore from Frisco, Texas, picks up his second weekly award of the season after helping Virginia Wesleyan to a pair of ODAC wins over Lynchburg (1-0) and Roanoke (2-1). Kemp notched both goals in the rematch of last year's ODAC title game at Roanoke. He opened the scoring in the 18th minute with a rifle shot from 20-yards that went in off the underside of the crossbar. He notched his second tally with 47 seconds remaining in the second overtime period and his near post run met a cross by Isaac Arrington to secure the double-overtime win. Kemp has 15 points on six goals and three assists this season.
|October 14, 2013
Sindle, a senior from Gloucester, Va., helped keep 17th-ranked (by the NSCAA) Randolph unbeaten on the season in earning his second weekly award of the year. He opened the week with the WildCats second goal in a 3-1 home win over Hampden-Sydney. The tally moved him into a three-way tie for ninth place on the ODAC's all-time goals scored list. On Saturday, Sindle provided the assist on the WildCats' first goal in a 2-1 win over nationally 22nd-ranked (by D3soccer.com) Roanoke. Sindle currently leads the ODAC in both goals (12) and points (30) and is tied atop the league in assists (6).
2012 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|October 29, 2012
Lusczek, a junior from Fredericksburg, Va., helped the WildCats to a pair of wins in a 2-1 week. Against Randolph-Macon, he assisted on Randolph's first goal and then broke a 1-1 tie in the 59th minute with the would-be game-winner to help the WildCats lock up the fifth seed in the ODAC tournament. In the quarterfinals against Guilford, Lusczek scored Randolph's first goal in the 12th minute as the WildCats went on to win 3-0 and advance to the ODAC semifinals against top-seeded Roanoke.
|October 22, 2012
Moore, a sophomore from Richmond, Va., recorded a seven-point week in leading the Hornets to a 2-0 showing with a pair of conference wins. In a 2-0 win over Guilford on Wednesday, Moore scored the game's first goal and assisted on LC's second tally. The 2011 ODAC Rookie of the Year scored twice over the weekend, leading Lynchburg to a 4-0 triumph over Bridgewater. He notched the first two goals against RC, including a 30-yard strike to put LC up 2-0. Moore now has seven goals towards 15 points on the season.
|October 15, 2012
Stephens, a sophomore from Williamsburg, Va., scored three goals and posted one assist en route to helping the Tigers topple two of the top teams in the ODAC this week. Against a Lynchburg team that had allowed only one goal in ODAC play and was coming off five straight shutouts, Stephens scored twice on the Hornets and assisted on the third score in a 3-0 H-SC win. He followed up against Bridgewater with one goal in a second 3-0 triumph for the Tigers. Stephens has scored all 13 of his points this season in the last three games, all ODAC contests.
|October 8, 2012
Gomez, a senior from Valparaiso, Chile, extended his goal-scoring streak to four games with three goals in Guilford's two ODAC contests last week. In the first game of the week, Gomez scored twice in the Quakers' 4-1 win over Emory & Henry. He followed that with his league-best 10th tally of the year in a 2-1 road loss to Bridgewater. Gomez moved into second place among Guilford's career leaders in goals with 40, five shy of the school record.
2011 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|October 31, 2011
Leap, a senior from Harrisonburg, Va., picks up his third weekly award of the season. Leap continued his scoring ways last week, providing the nail in the coffin in both of EMU’s wins over rival Bridgewater College. In Sunday’s 2-0 ODAC Quarterfinal win, Leap put the game out of reach with a goal with just 5:04 remaining. He knocked in a header off a corner kick in Tuesday’s 2-0 shutout at Bridgewater. Leap now has 10 goals and 3 assists for 23 points, which is tied for second in the ODAC (third in goals scored).
|October 24, 2011
Tavermaris, a junior from Staunton, Va., scored a pair of goals to help the Eagles to a 1-1-1 week. In a 1-1 tie with Washington and Lee, Tavermaris scored in the 76th minute to tie the game, which held through regulation and overtime. He capped his week with the game's lone goal in the Eagles' 1-0 win over Guilford. Tavermaris leads Bridgewater with 11 points on five goals and one assist.
|October 17, 2011
Claytor, a senior from Greensboro, N.C., helped lead Roanoke to a pair of ODAC victories on the road last week with a goal and an assist. He opened his week with the only score in a 1-0 win at Guilford College, marking his second goal of the season. He followed that with an assist on the tying goal in a game Roanoke would eventually win, 3-1, at Randolph-Macon College. Claytor has five assists on the season, tied for the team-high and second in the ODAC.
|October 10, 2011
Leap, a senior from Harrisonburg, Va., collects his second weekly award of the season after having a hand in a pair of game-winning goals for the ODAC-leading Royals. In Wednesday’s win over Hampden-Sydney, Leap assisted on Muoka Musau’s game-winning goal in the 68th minute. Then on Saturday against Guilford, Leap scored the game-winner in the 77th minute on a breakaway shot from the top of the 18-yard box. He is tied for second in the ODAC with eight goals and second with 18 points. Leap tops the league with five game-winning goals. The forward is also on top of all three categories in ODAC-only games.
2010 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|November 1, 2010
Plyler, a senior from Charlotte, N.C., had one of the biggest clutch performances of his career this week. In 220 minutes of playing time -- plus a shootout -- against Roanoke College, Plyler allowed zero goals and made 12 saves. On Tuesday in the regular season finale, Plyler faced 24 shots and made six saves to record his 22nd career shutout. In the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament, he faced 18 shots and also made six saves. In the shootout, Plyler saved two straight attempts to help secure the Tigers spot in the semi-finals. Plyler has 23 career shutouts, leaving him just one shutout short of tying the H-SC career record held by former All-American, Mike Bizon ’00.
|October 25, 2010
Richardson, a freshman from Hampton, Va., helped VWC to a crucial 2-0 week in ODAC play with goals in victories over Randolph College and Guilford College. Both games were against foes battling VWC for third place in the conference standings. He scored the winning goal in a 3-2 victory over Randolph, knocking the ball in in the 76th minute. He also assisted on the Marlins’ first goal of the game. At Guilford, Richardson came through again, adding VWC’s final goal in the 78th minute. The goals were his first two of the season.
|October 18, 2010
Hinton, a freshman from Bristow, Va., helped guide VWC to a 2-0-1 week, with the tie a 2-2 double overtime finish with Christopher Newport University, ranked No. 1 nationally. Hinton made two crucial take aways in that game, one in each of the overtime periods, to help shut down the CNU offense. He faced 23 CNU shots and finished with seven saves, his second highest total of the season. Hinton recorded 11 saves in the three games and recorded a pair of shutouts over Greensboro College and Emory & Henry College. He now owns an 0.68 goals against average and an .878 saves percentage. He is also 5-2-2 on the season.
|October 11, 2010
Spanninger, a junior from Horsham, Pa., helped LC pick up two conference wins this week. He assisted on the game-winning tally Wednesday in a 2-1 win at Randolph. He netted the game-winner and assisted on the insurance goal on Saturday in a 3-1 victory over Bridgewater College in LC’s Homecoming game to keep LC atop the ODAC standings. The points were the first of the season for Spanninger.
2009 Men's Soccer Players of the Week
|November 2, 2009
|October 26, 2009
|October 19, 2009
|October 12, 2009