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2008 NCAC Men's Soccer Players of the Week

November 9
  Ohio Wesleyan sophomore forward Tyler Wall (Columbus, OH/Upper Arlington) helped the Battling Bishops claim their seventh NCAC men's soccer tournament championship. He set up the game-winner in a 4-0 win over Kenyon in the tourney semifinals, then scored the game-tying goal in the championship game. The game went through double overtime, with OWU and Wittenberg knotted at two goals apiece, before the Bishops advanced on a 4-3 advantage in penalty kicks.
November 2
Hiram sophomore forward Cole Miller (Berlin, OH/Hiland) scored three goals, including the game-winner, in a 4-3 double overtime win over Wittenberg. The win secured a second-place finish and a first-ever NCAC Tournament berth for the Terriers. The second-place finish is their best since joining the NCAC in 1999. Hiram also edged Denison, 2-1 in the final week of the regular season.
October 26
Wabash sophomore defender Mark Babcock (Chesterton, IN/Chesterton) scored his second goal of the season, as the Little Giants defeated Franklin, 1-0. It was the first game-winner of his collegiate career.
October 19
Sophomore back Brian Greene (Beavercreek, OH/Beavercreek) scored the overtime game-winner as Ohio Wesleyan defeated Oberlin, 1-0, then again scored the game’s only goal in a 1-0 regulation decision over Wooster.
October 12
Junior forward Scott Buckwald (Seville, OH/Cloverleaf) scored all three goals for Wooster as they defeated Oberlin, 1-0, and Earlham, 2-1. With the pair of one-goal conference wins, Wooster jumped back into the hunt for the conference crown.
October 7
Ohio Wesleyan freshman forward Taylor Kiefer (North Canton, OH/Hoover) scored twice in a 3-0 victory over Hiram. The Battling Bishops were 1-1 last week as they also lost to Case, 3-2.
September 28
Junior midfielder Peter Shorten (Hudson, OH/Western Reserve Academy) of Denison scored four times as he posted the first two multi-goal games of his collegiate career. He scored twice in each game, including the game-winner against Wabash. Denison posted a 1-0-1 week with a double-overtime, 2-2 tie with Otterbein and a 2-1 defeat of Wabash.
September 21
Hiram junior Nick Gdanetz (McKenn, PA/Erie Cathedral Prep) totaled two goals and two assists to lead the Terriers to a 2-0 week. He scored both goals in a 2-1 decision over Alma, and assisted on two goals in a 3-1 decision over Thiel. Hiram improved to 5-2 overall.
September 13
Earlham senior Victor Anciano (San Antonio-Altos, Venezuela/Armand Hammer) scored the goal in a 1-0 defeat of Hanover, then assisted on the winner in a 1-0 contest against Anderson. The Quakers are off to a 5-1 start in 2008.
September 7
  Wittenberg senior forward Matt Borland (Kettering, OH/Alter) recorded his first career hat trick in a 4-1 win over Hanover. He then contributed two assists in a 4-1 victory over Wilmington.