National Player Of The Week

Grand Canyon Goalkeeper George Tasouris - College Soccer News National Player of the Week - Week Ending November 11, 2018

George Tasouris RS Freshman Goalkeeper Grand Canyon

Tasouris has been at the heart of a GCU defense that has not allowed a goal in the past 320 minutes of play.

Last week he had a total of twenty-two saves as Grand Canyon posted clean sheets over Utah Valley 1-0, Air Force 1-0 and San Jose State 1-0 to win the WAC Tournament and punch their ticket to the NCAA Tournament.

For his work between the pipes, Tasouris was named the WAC Tournament MVP.

The Lopes under the leadership of head coach Schellas Hyndman will keep what has been a special season alive when they travel to face UC Irvine out of the Big West Conference on Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.  

 

Pacific Forward Jonathan Jimenez - College Soccer News National Player of the Week - Week Ending November 4, 2018

Jonathan Jimenez  Junior  Forward Pacific

Jimenez scored three goals in the second half of play within a three minute span to help Pacific come from behind to top Portland 3-2 in a West Coast Conference contest. 

Jimenez has scored eight goals to date including four game-winners and has contributed five assists. 

The Tigers improve to 10-5-2 with a 4-2-0 mark in conference play.  They will close out regular season play next Satruday when they travel to face Gonzaga.  

 

Oregon State Forward Don Tchilao - College Soccer News National Player of the Week - Week Ending October 28, 2018

Don Tchilao Senior Forward Oregon State 

Tchilao has been a force on the offensive side of the ball for the Beavers.  He came through in the clutch scoring the game-winning goals in Oregon State's 1-0 win over San Diego State and 4-3 victory over UCLA.  He also contributed two assists in the win over UCLA.

In the contest with UCLA he netted the game-winner in overtime from the top of the 18 after makiing a nice move to create the space and angle he needed to drive a shot into the back of the net. 

Tchilao has scored seven goals and contributed seven helpers so far this year. 

Oregon State improves to 10-4-3 with a 6-2-1 mark in Pac-12 play. The Beavers close out regular season play with they travel to Seattle to face Washington on Friday. 

 

UCF Forward Cal Jennings - College Soccer News National Player of the Week - Week Ending October 21, 2018

Cal Jennings Junior  Forward  UCF

Jennings, who hails from Roswell, Georgia, was at the center of another statement week for a UCF team that is unbeaten in its last six contests. 

Jennings scored four times.  He netted a hat trick, his third of the year, in UCF's 5-1 win over FGCU.  Jennings also scored in UCF's 2-1 win over in-state rival South Florida in a match that is known as the War on I-4.  

Jennings has scored eighteen goals so far this year.  

UCF now stands at 10-2-2 with a 3-1-1 mark in American Athletic Conference play.  

The Knights travel to face Memphis on Saturday and then close out regular season play the following Friday when they host Cincinnati.