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NJCAA Men's Soccer Players of the Week - Sept. 24-30
 October 3, 2012

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Juavanie Cole (Owens CC, Ohio), Daniel Niedezielski (Oakton CC, Ill.), Jacob Benton (Camden CC, N.J.), and Reynero Pacheco (Prince George’s CC, Md.) have been named NJCAA Men’s Soccer Players of the Week for matches Sept. 24-30.

Cole was named Player of the Week in Division I, while Niedezielski claimed the division’s goalie award. In Division II, it was Benton earning Player of the Week and Pacheco taking Goalie of the Week.
 


DIVISION I PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Juavanie Cole – Owens Community College, Ohio
Midfielder – Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Coconut Creek High School

Cole led the Express to two blowout victories last week in both of their matches. In a 6-1 win over Muskegon CC (Mich.), the sophomore recorded a hat-trick with three goals on four shots. The next day, Cole followed up with two goals on three shots in a 12-0 drubbing of Lorain County CC (Ohio). No. 15 Owens and Cole will play at Cuyahoga CC (Ohio) Wednesday before hosting Ancilla College (Ind.) and Muskegon this weekend.
 


DIVISION I GOALIE OF THE WEEK

Daniel Niedezielski – Oakton Community College, Ill.
Niles, Ill. – Niles West High School

In two close matches this week, the Raiders benefited from some exceptional goalkeeping by Niedezielski. The sophomore denied all six shots at the Oakton goal against Prairie State College (Ill.) to preserve a 1-0 victory. In a 3-1 win over College of DuPage (Ill.), Niedezielski turned away four of five shots to improve his season record to 9-1-0. This weekend, No. 14 Oakton and Niedezielski will head to Rosemount, Minn., to play against Iowa Lakes CC and Dakota County TC (Minn.).



DIVISION III PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Jacob Benton – Camden County College, N.J.
Forward – Cold Coast, Australia

Benton came up big in two of the Cougars’ four matches last week. Against Ocean CC (N.J.), Benton assisted on both of Camden’s goals to reach a 2-2 tie. The freshman then finished the week with a hat-trick, scoring three goals and adding an assist to lead the Cougars over Raritan Valley CC (N.J.) 4-1. Camden and Benton travel to Middlesex CC (N.J.) Thursday before hosting CC of Morris (N.J.) Saturday.



DIVISION III GOALIE OF THE WEEK

Reynero Pacheco – Prince George’s CC, Md.
Hyattsville, Md. – Columbia Height High School

Pacheco earned his second DIII Goalie of the Week award after another commendable week for the Owls. Despite suffering a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Mercer County CC (N.J.), Pacheco successfully turned away 11 of 12 shots on goal. In a 1-0 overtime win over Potomac State of WVU, the freshman recorded seven saves in a 100-minute shutout performance. Pacheco and the Owls will be back in action Friday to host Howard CC (Md.).

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Men’s Soccer Players of the Week (Games up to Sept. 2)
DI Player: Lukman Ahmed-Shaibu (MF) – Prairie State College, Ill.
DI Goalie: Guillermo Aguilar – Johnson County CC, Kan.
DIII Player: None
DIII Goalie: None

Men’s Soccer Players of the Week (Games Sept. 3-9)
DI Player: Lukman Ahmed-Shaibu (MF) – Prairie State College, Ill.
DI Goalie: Dallas Hunter – Phoenix College, Ariz.
DIII Player: Travis Eustace (F) – Sussex County CC, N.J.
DIII Goalie: Reynero Pacheco – Prince George’s CC, Md.

Men’s Soccer Players of the Week (Games Sept. 10-16)
DI Player: Logan Vestring (F) – Neosho County CC, Kan.
DI Goalie: Tyler Lane – Muskegon CC, Mich.
DIII Player: Michael Raftu (F) – Tompkins Cortland CC, N.Y.
DIII Goalie: Brad Bennett – Brookdale CC, N.J.

Men’s Soccer Players of the Week (Games Sept. 17-23)
DI Player: Bernardo Majano (MF) – Louisburg College, N.C.
DI Goalie: None
DIII Player: Brian Tapia (MF) – Triton College, Ill.
DIII Goalie: None

Men’s Soccer Players of the Week (Games Sept. 10-16)
DI Player: Juavanie Cole (MF) – Owens CC, Ohio
DI Goalie: Daniel Niedezielski – Oakton CC, Ill.
DIII Player: Jacob Benton (F) – Camden CC, N.J.
DIII Goalie: Reynero Pacheco – Prince George’s CC, Md.

 

 



























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