2015 NCAC Men's Soccer Players of the Week

 
November 9th
 

Jeremiah Barnes, Kenyon
(Largo, FL/Clearwater) 

Games Played/Started: 2/2
Goals: 1          
Shots: 4
Points: 2
Game-Winning Goals: 1

Kenyon senior midfielder Jeremiah Barnes led the Lords to their second-straight NCAC Tournament Title when he converted a PK with two seconds left on the clock for a 3-2 victory. The win marked the first  time since 1997 that Kenyon has recorded a home victory against Ohio Wesleyan. The game-winning strike was the second in three games for Barnes converted at the penalty spot. 

November 2nd
 

Nick Wertman, Oberlin
(Westlake, OH/Westlake) 

Games Played/Started: 2/2
Goals: 2        
Shots: 2
Points: 4
Game-Winning Goals: 1

Oberlin freshman midfielder Nick Wertman led the Yeomen to a pair of wins and back into the NCAC Tournament for the fourth time in the porgram’s history. Against Denison, Wertman’s game-winning header in the 102nd minute clinched the Yeomen’s second trip to the tournament in the last three years with a 2-1 victory. It was his third game-winning goal of the year and fifth goal of the season as he also scored in Oberlin’s 4-0 win over Hiram earlier in the week. 

October 26th
 

Phoenix Neitzelt, Ohio Wesleyan
(Delaware, OH/Hayes) 

Games Played/Started: 2/2 
Goals: 2
Shots: 2
Points: 4
Game-Winning Goals:

Ohio Wesleyan junior midfielder Phoenix Neitzelt led the Bishops to a pair of wins and the top of the North Coast standings heading into the final week of the regular season. In the victory against DePauw, Neitzelt put the Bishops ahead, 2-1, in the 50th minute with his goal and then tallied the lone goal in the 67th minute against Oberlin in a 1-0 win. On the week, Neitzelt registered two goals including the game-winner against the Yeomen for four total points to help guide the Bishops to a pair of crucial conference wins. 

October 19th
 

Woo Jeon, Kenyon 
(Madison, CT/West HS) 

Games Played/Started: 2/2
Goals: 2        
Assists:1  
Shots: 5
Points: 5

Kenyon sophomore forward Woo Jeon led the Lords with five points last week.His best performance came against rival Denison when he scored twice in the second half and added an assist. Jeon is second on the team in goals (5) and points (13). 

October 12th
 

Dayton Jennings, Wabash
(Noblesville, IN/Noblesville) 

Games Played/Started: 1/1
Saves: 9        
Minutes:90:00  
GAA: 0.00
Save Percentage: 1.000
Shutouts: 1

Wabash junior goalkeeper Dayton Jennings posted his sixth shutout of the season by making nine saves, including a save on a penalty kick by the Yeomen, in a 1-0 victory over Oberlin on Saturday. Jennings has recorded 16 career shutouts, placing him second on the Wabash all-time list behind Tony Beuke’s 16.5.

October 6th

Brian Schaefer, Ohio Wesleyan
(Chatham, NJ/Chatham)

Games Played/Started: 2/2
Goals: 4           
Assists:1     
Shots: 8   
Points: 9       
Game-Winning Goals: 1    

Ohio Wesleyan senior forward Brian Schaefer led the Bishops to a pair of wins last week, defeating non-conference foe Capital 5-0 before knocking off Wabash, 3-0, on the road Saturday. In the win over Capital, Schaefer assisted on the game-winning goal in the 16th minute before converting on a penalty kick in the second-half. Schaefer then scored all three goals in the win over the Little Giants to help keep OWU undefeated in NCAC competition.

September 28th
 

John Pretzlav, Hiram
(Chagrin Falls, OH/Kenston)  

Games Played/Started: 2/2
Goals: 1        
Assists:1  
Shots: 4
Points: 3
Game-Winning Goals: 1

Hiram junior defender John Pretzlav scored his first career goal and also recorded his first assist of the season in the Terrier’s 3-1 win over Wooster in their NCAC opener. Pretzlav assisted on the opening goal of the contest at the 11:06 mark, sending a long pass across the field that was put in the net. He then scored just 2:12 later, heading in a cross for his first career goal which turned out to be the eventual game-winner.

September 21st
 

Spase Dorsuleski, Wabash
(Crown Point, IN/Crown Point) 

Games Played/Started: 3/3
Goals: 2        
Assists:2  
Shots: 4
Points: 6
Game-Winning Goals: 1

Wabash sophomore defender Spase Dorsuleski scored a pair of goals and handed out two assists in three victories for the Little Giants. He scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win for Wabash over Rose-Hulman in the home opener. Sunday he provided an assist on the game-tying goal early in the second half, then scored the go-ahead goal off a corner kick in the 72nd minute. He added a final assist to give Wabash the eventual 3-2 win over Mount St. Joseph. 

September 14th

John Ingham, Oberlin
(Jacksonville, FL/Episcopal)  

Games Played/Started: 2/2
Goals: 5      
Assists:2  
Shots: 15
Points: 12
Game-Winning Goals: 1

Oberlin senior forward John Ingham piled up 12 points in two games last win to lead the Yeomen to victories over Waynesburg and Earlham. In the win over Waynesburg, finished with a first half hat-trick against the Yellow Jackets, including a goal from the penalty spot, and simultaneously registered two first half assists. Ingham completed the three-goal performance in the first 35 minutes. In the 4-1 win over Earlham, Ingham continued his hot streak by burying a pair of goals to give the senior five goals and two assists for the week . 

September 8th
 

Tony Amolo, Kenyon
(Lagos, Nigeria/Berkshire School (MA)) 

Games Played/Started: 2/2
Goals: 5      
Assists:1  
Shots: 10
Points: 11

Kenyon junior forward Tony Amolo piled up 11 points in three games to open the 2015 season. That point total came on five goals, including two-game winners, and one assist. He scored once in a 3-0 win at Waynesburg, scored twice in a 3-1 home victory over Otterbein and then tacked on two more goals and an assist during the Lords’ 4-0 victory over Heidelberg.