2009 NCAC Men's Soccer Players of the Week

November 8
 

Kevin Donahue, Denison
(Riverside, CT/Greenwich)


Games Played: 2
Saves: 15
GA: 1
Shutout: 1

Senior Kevin Donahue posted his ninth shutout of the season while turning in a brilliant 10 save performance in Denison’s 1-0 win over Kenyon in the NCAC tournament semifinals. He returned with a five-save effort helping Denison to a 2-1 upset over previously unbeaten Ohio Wesleyan. While playing all 1801 minutes this season, Donahue has posted a 0.90 GAA. His nine shutouts are the second-most in DU history. He holds the single-season record with 11 shutouts, set in 2006.

November 1
 

Travis Wall, Ohio Wesleyan
(Columbus, OH/Upper Arlington)


Games Played: 2
Goals: 2
Assists: 1
Points: 5
Game-winning goals: 1

Ohio Wesleyan sophomore midfielder Travis Wall scored the game-winner in a 3-0 shutout of Wittenberg which clinched the Battling Bishops’ second straight NCAC championship. He finished with a hand in all three goals, as he netted two on the night and also chipped in an assist.

October 25
 

Skyler Dum, Oberlin
(Milford, MI/Detroit Catholic Central)

Games Played: 2
Goals: 5
Assists: 1
Points: 11
Game-winning goals: 1

Oberlin senior Skyler Dum tallied every goal in a 4-1 victory over Wooster. He also added a score and an assist in a 4-3 double overtime victory over Allegheny. The four goals against the Fighting Scots was a career single-game high; his 11-point week is also a career best.

October 18
 

Tucker Mauke, Denison
(Simsbury, CT/West Simsbury)


Games Played: 2
Goals: 3
Assists: 1
Points: 7
Game-winning goals: 1

Denison senior Tucker Mauke had a hand in all four of the Big Red’s goals last week. He set up the game-winner in a 2-0 shutout over Earlham and then chipped in an insurance goal of his own. He then broke open a scoreless tie in the 49th minute against Oberlin and added another tally in the 89th minute to lead Denison to a 2-0 victory. Mauke leads the Big Red with five goals and 12 points.

October 11

Travis Wall, Ohio Wesleyan
(Columbus, OH/Upper Arlington
)

Games Played: 2
Goals: 4
Assists: 0
Points: 8
Game-winning goals: 2

Sophomore midfielder Travis Wall scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, to overcome a 1-0 deficit and lead third-ranked Ohio Wesleyan past second-place Kenyon, 3-1. He then followed with both goals in a 2-0 victory over third-place (tie) Denison. Wall leads the Battling Bishops with 10 goals and 22 points this season.

October 6
 

Bannet Asingura, Earlham
(Mbarara, Uganda/United World College)


Games Played: 2
Goals: 4
Assists: 0
Points: 8

Junior forward Bannett Asingura scored three times in Earlham’s 4-1 victory over Manchester, then accounted for the goal in a 1-0 decision over Oberlin. He leads the Quakers with nine goals this season.

September 27
 

Joe Tatum, Hiram
(Georgetown, Cayman Islands/St. George’s School)


Games Played: 2
Minutes Played: 200
Goals Against: 1
Saves: 11
Shutouts: 1

Hiram junior goalkeeper Joe Tatum led the Terriers to a 1-0-1 week with one goal allowed in 200 minutes played for a 0.45 goals-against average. He totaled 11 saves for a 91.7 saves percentage in the two games. In a 1-0 victory over Medaille, he made six saves and a 1-1 overtime tie with Oberlin, he finished with five.

September 20
 

Femi Oluyedun, Wabash
(Westfield, IN/International School of Indiana)


Games Played: 2
Goals: 1
Assists: 0
Points: 2
Game-winning Goals: 1

Wabash sophomore Femi Oluyedun acrobaticallydrilled home the game-winning goal with 2:31 left in the second overtime to give Wabash a 2-1 decision over Wooster. The win marks the first time the Little Giants have won their NCAC opener since recording a 2-1 decision at Kenyon in 2005 and was the first home NCAC win since a 3-1 victory over Hiram in 2006.

September 13
 

Matt Bonfini, Ohio Wesleyan
(Dublin, OH/Coffman)


Games Played: 3
Goals: 1
Assists: 3
Points: 4
Game-winning Goals: 1

Ohio Wesleyan sophomore forward Matt Bonfini  scored the game’s only goal in the Battling Bishop’s 1-0 victory over John Carroll. He then set up three goals in OWU’s 7-0 victory over Alma to help the Bishops to their 14th adidas Invitational championship.

September 6
 

Skyler Dum, Oberlin
(Milford, MI/Detroit Catholic Central)


Games Played: 2
Goals: 3
Assists: 2
Points: 8
Game-winning Goals: 1

Oberlin senior forward Skyler Dum converted a pair of acrobatic headers to hand the Yeomen a season-opening 2-0 win over Heidelberg. He followed with two assists and his third goal of the season in a 3-0 win over Albion.