ODAC Men's Soccer Players of the Week Archive

2019 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

September 16, 2019
Mega, a first-year from Glen Allen, Va., picked the perfect time for his first career multi-goal game as the Hornets posted a 1-1 record against a pair of ranked opponents last week. Following a 2-0 loss to nationally 20th-ranked Mary Washington during the midweek, Mega put Lynchburg on the right foot against third-ranked Oglethorpe with a 20th minute unassisted tally for a 1-0 lead. He then doubled the Hornets margin with a second tally, this time off a dish from Abibi Osman in the 81st minute. Oglethorpe got one back late-on, but Mega's two tallies left Lynchburg with a 2-1 triumph. Mega is currently tied for fifth in the ODAC with three goals scored.

September 9, 2019
Senior, a sophomore from Kingston, Jamaica, helped the Yellow Jackets improve to 3-1 on the season with a pair of non-conference wins on the road last week. After playing a major role in Randolph-Macon's link-up play and aerial game in its 1-0 upset at nationally 15th-ranked Eastern, Senior put his name in the scorebook twice at Cabrini. With R-MC trailing, 2-1, late in the second half, Senior earned his first goal off a feed from Anthony Astruc in the 83rd minute. Much to Cabrini's surprise, Senior struck again with just 53-seconds left in regulation to secure a 3-2 victory for the Yellow Jackets. The goals scored against Cabrini are the first of his collegiate career.

September 3, 2019
Aguilar, from Sanford, N.C., had a boot in on five the Quakers first six goals scored of the season as the senior playmaker helped Guilford to a 1-1 start. In the season-opener, Aguilar dished out a pair of assists on Guilford's first and third goals of the game in the Quakers 3-1 victory at Averett University. Aguilar then racked up four points in a 4-3 setback to Pfeiffer University as he scored GC's first goal and provided the assists on the Quakers' remaining two tallies. Aguilar has registered at least one point in three of his last four games played dating back to last season.

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2018 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

October 29, 2018
Ritch, a senior from Mint Hill, N.C., picks up his second straight weekly honor after posting a seven-point week in two wins for the Generals. The victories extend Washington and Lee's unbeaten streak to a program-record tying 12 games. In the regular season finale against Eastern Mennonite, Ritch scored once and dished out an assist in a 3-0 victory. The win locked up the top seed in the ODAC tournament. In Sunday's quarterfinal matchup with eighth-seeded Virginia Wesleyan, Ritch scored both goals in a 2-0 W&L triumph. Both were on set pieces as he converted a penalty kick in the 79th minute and then buried a 20-yard free kick in the 82nd minute. Ritch currently leads the ODAC in points (31) and assists (9) and is tied for third in goals scored (11).

October 22, 2018
Ritch, a senior from Mint Hill, N.C., put together a big week in leading Washington and Lee to a trio of ODAC victories that extends the Generals winning streak to 10 straight contests. W&L now stands atop the conference table with 25 points (8-0-1). Ritch found the net twice in a game on two separate occasions last week, including in a 6-1 triumph at Guilford. He again scored twice with one run-of-play tally and a converted penalty kick in a 3-0 victory at Bridgewater. Ritch was the man in the spotlight in the final game of the week as he smacked a shot off the post and into the net in the 37th minute for a 1-0 victory at Roanoke. For the season, Ritch leads the ODAC in assists (8), is third in points (24), and fourth in goals scored (8).

October 15, 2018
Kues, a senior from High Point, N.C., put together a six point week in helping Lynchburg to a pair of ODAC victories. Kues opened his week with two goals in a 4-1 victory at crosstown rival Randolph. He punched in the game's first and fourth goals in the second and 64th minutes, respectively. In the Hornets second game of the week at Eastern Mennonite, Kues stepped up to bury a penalty kick in the 35th minute for what proved to be the lone goal of the match. With the two wins, nationally seventh-ranked Lynchburg sits atop the ODAC standings with 19 points at 6-0-1. Kues has registered seven points on the season on three goals and an assist.

October 8, 2018
Chiquillo, a junior from Woodbridge, Va., put together a seven point week in helping the Royals to a trio of victories including two ODAC wins. Chiquillo opened with an assist on the game's only goal in a victory over Shenandoah. He provided the set-piece delivery on Caleb Oakes header-goal in the 30th minute. After EMU knocked off Gallaudet, 6-0, Chiquillo exploded for his first career hat trick in a 3-0 triumph at Emory & Henry. He beat the keeper in the sixth, 12th, and 35th minutes, the latter coming via a free kick from just outside the 18-yard box. For the season, Chiquillo has nine points on three goals and three assists.

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2017 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

October 30, 2017
Watson, a junior from Midlothian, Va., played a big part in Randolph not only making the ODAC Tournament, but advancing to the semifinal round. Watson dished out an assist on the tying goal as the WildCats scored two second-half tallies to defeat Guilford, 2-1, and wrap up the seventh seed in the tournament. Watson then snapped a personal seven-game goal-less streak with both goals in Randolph's 2-1 quarterfinal victory at #2 Roanoke. He converted a penalty kick in the 32nd minute before heading home the would-be winner in the 57th minute. For the season, Watson leads the ODAC with nine goals scored and is second with 21 points.

October 23, 2017
Reategui, a junior from Ashburn, Va., helped the Tigers collect a pair of conference victories to solidify its position in the standings as the end of the regular season draws near. In a 1-0 victory at Virginia Wesleyan, Reategui proved the difference as he notched the overtime winner by converting a penalty kick in the 94th minute. He was again back on the ledger in a 3-0 win at Emory & Henry, notching the second goal in a 58th minute. For the season, Reategui has collected 10 points on a team-best five goals scored.

October 16, 2017
Torres, a sophomore from Stafford, Va., put together a strong week in helping Randolph-Macon pick up a pair of league wins to move to 5-1 and into a tie for second place in the ODAC standings. Torres beat the keeper in a one-on-one scenario for his first goal of the week in a 4-0 victory over Virginia Wesleyan. His second goal came at the most opportune time as he found the back of the net in overtime to secure a 2-1 victory for the Yellow Jackets over Eastern Mennonite. The two goals mark Torres' first of the season, giving him six total points when paired with two previous assists.

October 9, 2017
Shafer, a junior from Maitland, Fla., had a hand in five goals scored by Eastern Mennonite as the Royals picked up a pair of conference wins with two six-goal outbursts. In a 6-0 win over Emory & Henry, Shafer helped put the first goal on the board in the 68th minute and then assisted on EMU's second goal before making a 3-0 Royals with his own tally in the 79th minute. He was back at it in a 6-2 victory at Guilford. He assisted on the opening goal in the eighth minute and then put EMU up 4-1 in the 54th minute with a 20-yard strike in transition. For the season, Shafer is tied for fourth in the ODAC with 14 points on five goals and four assists, the latter of which is tied for tops in the ODAC.

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2016 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

October 31, 2016
Berning, a junior from Chesapeake, Va., has played in a more advanced role for the Hornets this season, and it paid off with a pair of goals last week as Lynchburg went 2-0-1 in conference play to lock up the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament. Berning started his week by slotting home the game's first goal in a 2-0 victory at Guilford. He again opened the scoring two days later against Emory & Henry, beating the keeper once in a 3-0 victory over the Wasps. Lynchburg added a 1-1 draw at Roanoke to close the regular season, but not after securing seven standings points to top the league table. For the season, Berning has registerd eight points on four goals scored.

October 24, 2016
Ritch, a sophomore from Mint Hill, N.C., helped lead the Generals to a pair of wins last week, returning Washington and Lee to solo first in the ODAC standings. Ritch dropped in a pair of goals in a 4-1 win at Emory & Henry, scoring both the second and third goals of the game. He followed that by opening the stat sheet against Randolph with his third goal of the week, propelling the Generals to a 2-0 win over Randolph. For the season, Ritch is second in the ODAC in both points (29) and goals scored (12).

October 17, 2016
Breslin, a sophomore from Fairfax, Va., added a pair of clean sheets to his season stat line in a pair of 1-0 Yellow Jackets' victories, including a triumph at nationally 10th-ranked Washington and Lee. Breslin came up with three saves in that contest, securing his sixth overall and fourth ODAC shutout of the season. Earlier in the week, he made a pair of stops in a 1-0 victory at Shenandoah. The two wins move Randolph-Macon into a three-way tie for first in the ODAC with 12 standings points. For the season, Breslin leads the ODAC with an .828 save percentage and is second in goals against (10) and goals against average (0.83). He has played every minute for R-MC this season.

October 10, 2016
Grossfuss, a senior from Sanford, N.C., helped the Hornets to a 2-0 week that featured wins over a pair of conference teams. Grossfuss opened the week with both of Lynchburg's goals in a 2-1 win at Eastern Mennonite. He scored the game's first goal in the 57th minute, only to see EMU level the game less than two minutes later. Grossfuss struck for a second time in dramatic fashion as he tallied the game-winner just nine-seconds before the end of the first overtime period. He went on to contribute to LC's second ODAC win of the week, a 2-1 decision at Randolph-Macon, helping the Hornets improve to 9-0-2 overall and 3-0 in league play. Grossfuss leads the Hornets and sits 10th in the ODAC with 12 points. His six goals scored are sixth in the conference.

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2015 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

November 2, 2015
Hamryka, a freshman from Dawsonville, Ga., helped the Generals complete an unbeaten run thru their ODAC schedule and lock up the top seed in the upcoming ODAC Tournament with a paif of goals in wins over the eventually second and third seeded squads. He scored the equalizer in the 61st minute in what would become a 3-1 Washington and Lee win at Randolph. He then tallied the game's only goal in the 10th minute in a 1-0 win over Roanoke. Hamryka is second for the Generals in points (12), goals (5) and assists (2).

October 26, 2015
Jurney, a junior from Suffolk, Va., put together a six point week as he helped the WildCats rattle off three victories in a five-day stretch. He opened the week by dishing out an assist on the opener in a 3-0 win at Guilford. After nearly forcing a pair of own goals in a 6-0 victory over Emory & Henry, Jurney put his stamp on three of Randolph's four goals in a 4-3 win at Ferrum. Twice he gave the WildCats the lead at 1-0 and 2-1 with goals in the third and 19th minutes, and later assisted Travis Brown with the game-winner in the 71st minute. Jurney is currently tied atop the ODAC with 20 points and eight assists. His six goals scored are tied for fourth.

October 19, 2015
Weisenborn, a senior from Barboursville, Va., picked the perfect time to score his first two goals of the season as Bridgewater collected its first two ODAC victories of 2015. Weisenborn opened with one tally in a 3-0 win over Eastern Mennonite. Then, in helping BC recover from a 1-0 halftime deficit against Hampden-Sydney, he scored the game-winning goal in the 70th minute to secure the win.

October 12, 2015
Couch, a sophomore from Abingdon, Va., had a hand in all four of Emory & Henry's goals this week as the Wasps ran their ODAC unbeaten string to three games (2-0-1) with a 1-0-1 showing. In a 2-1 win over Guilford, Couch tallied the opener in the fourth minute of action, and followed up with the would-be game-winner in the 52nd minute. In a 2-2 draw with Shenandoah, Couch leveled the game 1-all in the 12th minute off a one-timer, and then dished out the assist on the game-tying goal in the 80th minute to send the game into overtime. Couch is currently tied atop the ODAC in both goals scored (6) and points (15).

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2014 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

November 3, 2014
Fisher, a senior from Morehead City, N.C., notched a pair of game-winning goals to propel Roanoke to two wins against conference competition last week. In the regular season finale against Guilford, Fisher found the back of the net for the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win over the Quakers. He repeated the effort in the Maroons quarterfinal against Eastern Mennonite, scoring in the 50th minute to give RC a 1-0 win and a date in the semifinals with fifth-seeded Washington and Lee. The goals were the first two for Fisher this season.

October 27, 2014
Dinkel, a senior from Basel, Switzerland, helped the Maroons to a pair of ODAC wins last week, contributing to each of Roanoke's three combined goals. On Tuesday at Lynchburg, he assisted on the only goal of the game in RC's 1-0 win in a contest that then featured the top two teams in the ODAC standings. Over the weekend in a 2-0 win over Washington and Lee, Dinkel scored the first goal of the game and then assisted on the insurance tally. That win put Roanoke six points clear of second place in the league table with one game left to play for each squad. Dinkel currently leads the ODAC in points (31), goals scored (11) and assists (9).

October 20, 2014
Jurney, a sophomore from Camp Lejeune, N.C., put together an eight-point week as the WildCats went 1-1 in league play. He opened the week by contributing to all four goals in Randolph's 4-0 win over Randolph-Macon. He scored three times, notching only the third hat-trick in program history, and added an assist to to tie the WildCats' single-game record of seven points. Later in the week in a 2-1 loss at Virginia Wesleyan, Jurney assisted on Randolph's goal. For the season, Jurney has racked up 11 points on four goals and three assists.

October 13, 2014
Cooke, a senior from Hampton, Va., helped lead the Marlins to a 2-0 week in ODAC competition. He opened his week by finding the back of the net from 15 yards out in the 69th minute against Randolph-Macon, scoring what would be the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win. He followed with two goals in a road win at Shenandoah, bookending the Marlins output in a 3-1 triumph. Cooke has now scored four goals with one assist on the season.

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2013 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

November 4, 2013
Venegas, a senior from Winchester, Va., helped the Hornets to a pair of wins over Roanoke College last week --- one to lock up the third seed in the ODAC tournament, and the other in the quarterfinals of the conference postseason event. In the regular season finale, Venegas assisted on the opening goal and then headed in the winner in overtime of the Hornets' 2-1 win. On Saturday in the quarterfinals, he assisted on the lone goal in LC's 1-0 triumph. Lynchburg moves on to Virginia Wesleyan in the semifinals. Venegas has seven points on the season on two goals and three assists.

October 28, 2013
Colby, a junior from Prairie Village, Kans., helped the Generals to a pair of conference wins by scoring three goals over the two contests. He opened the week with one tally in a 4-0 triumph over Emory & Henry. The goal was the second of the game, coming by way of penalty kick. It also moved him into eighth position in Washington and Lee's career goals scored list. Later in the week against Guilford, Colby added career goals 25 and 26 as he notched both of the Generals' goals in a 2-1 win over the Quakers. His tallies were the first and last scores of the game, sandwiching GC's equalizer. Colby is now second in the ODAC in both points (27) and goals scored (13).

October 21, 2013
Kemp, a sophomore from Frisco, Texas, picks up his second weekly award of the season after helping Virginia Wesleyan to a pair of ODAC wins over Lynchburg (1-0) and Roanoke (2-1). Kemp notched both goals in the rematch of last year's ODAC title game at Roanoke. He opened the scoring in the 18th minute with a rifle shot from 20-yards that went in off the underside of the crossbar. He notched his second tally with 47 seconds remaining in the second overtime period and his near post run met a cross by Isaac Arrington to secure the double-overtime win. Kemp has 15 points on six goals and three assists this season.

October 14, 2013
Sindle, a senior from Gloucester, Va., helped keep 17th-ranked (by the NSCAA) Randolph unbeaten on the season in earning his second weekly award of the year. He opened the week with the WildCats second goal in a 3-1 home win over Hampden-Sydney. The tally moved him into a three-way tie for ninth place on the ODAC's all-time goals scored list. On Saturday, Sindle provided the assist on the WildCats' first goal in a 2-1 win over nationally 22nd-ranked (by D3soccer.com) Roanoke. Sindle currently leads the ODAC in both goals (12) and points (30) and is tied atop the league in assists (6).

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2012 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

October 29, 2012
Lusczek, a junior from Fredericksburg, Va., helped the WildCats to a pair of wins in a 2-1 week. Against Randolph-Macon, he assisted on Randolph's first goal and then broke a 1-1 tie in the 59th minute with the would-be game-winner to help the WildCats lock up the fifth seed in the ODAC tournament. In the quarterfinals against Guilford, Lusczek scored Randolph's first goal in the 12th minute as the WildCats went on to win 3-0 and advance to the ODAC semifinals against top-seeded Roanoke.

October 22, 2012
Moore, a sophomore from Richmond, Va., recorded a seven-point week in leading the Hornets to a 2-0 showing with a pair of conference wins. In a 2-0 win over Guilford on Wednesday, Moore scored the game's first goal and assisted on LC's second tally. The 2011 ODAC Rookie of the Year scored twice over the weekend, leading Lynchburg to a 4-0 triumph over Bridgewater. He notched the first two goals against RC, including a 30-yard strike to put LC up 2-0. Moore now has seven goals towards 15 points on the season.

October 15, 2012
Stephens, a sophomore from Williamsburg, Va., scored three goals and posted one assist en route to helping the Tigers topple two of the top teams in the ODAC this week. Against a Lynchburg team that had allowed only one goal in ODAC play and was coming off five straight shutouts, Stephens scored twice on the Hornets and assisted on the third score in a 3-0 H-SC win. He followed up against Bridgewater with one goal in a second 3-0 triumph for the Tigers. Stephens has scored all 13 of his points this season in the last three games, all ODAC contests.

October 8, 2012
Gomez, a senior from Valparaiso, Chile, extended his goal-scoring streak to four games with three goals in Guilford's two ODAC contests last week. In the first game of the week, Gomez scored twice in the Quakers' 4-1 win over Emory & Henry. He followed that with his league-best 10th tally of the year in a 2-1 road loss to Bridgewater. Gomez moved into second place among Guilford's career leaders in goals with 40, five shy of the school record.

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2011 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

October 31, 2011
Leap, a senior from Harrisonburg, Va., picks up his third weekly award of the season. Leap continued his scoring ways last week, providing the nail in the coffin in both of EMU’s wins over rival Bridgewater College. In Sunday’s 2-0 ODAC Quarterfinal win, Leap put the game out of reach with a goal with just 5:04 remaining. He knocked in a header off a corner kick in Tuesday’s 2-0 shutout at Bridgewater. Leap now has 10 goals and 3 assists for 23 points, which is tied for second in the ODAC (third in goals scored).

October 24, 2011
Tavermaris, a junior from Staunton, Va., scored a pair of goals to help the Eagles to a 1-1-1 week. In a 1-1 tie with Washington and Lee, Tavermaris scored in the 76th minute to tie the game, which held through regulation and overtime. He capped his week with the game's lone goal in the Eagles' 1-0 win over Guilford. Tavermaris leads Bridgewater with 11 points on five goals and one assist.

October 17, 2011
Claytor, a senior from Greensboro, N.C., helped lead Roanoke to a pair of ODAC victories on the road last week with a goal and an assist. He opened his week with the only score in a 1-0 win at Guilford College, marking his second goal of the season. He followed that with an assist on the tying goal in a game Roanoke would eventually win, 3-1, at Randolph-Macon College. Claytor has five assists on the season, tied for the team-high and second in the ODAC.

October 10, 2011
Leap, a senior from Harrisonburg, Va., collects his second weekly award of the season after having a hand in a pair of game-winning goals for the ODAC-leading Royals. In Wednesday’s win over Hampden-Sydney, Leap assisted on Muoka Musau’s game-winning goal in the 68th minute. Then on Saturday against Guilford, Leap scored the game-winner in the 77th minute on a breakaway shot from the top of the 18-yard box. He is tied for second in the ODAC with eight goals and second with 18 points. Leap tops the league with five game-winning goals. The forward is also on top of all three categories in ODAC-only games.

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2010 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

November 1, 2010
Plyler, a senior from Charlotte, N.C., had one of the biggest clutch performances of his career this week. In 220 minutes of playing time -- plus a shootout -- against Roanoke College, Plyler allowed zero goals and made 12 saves. On Tuesday in the regular season finale, Plyler faced 24 shots and made six saves to record his 22nd career shutout. In the quarterfinals of the ODAC Tournament, he faced 18 shots and also made six saves. In the shootout, Plyler saved two straight attempts to help secure the Tigers spot in the semi-finals. Plyler has 23 career shutouts, leaving him just one shutout short of tying the H-SC career record held by former All-American, Mike Bizon ’00.

October 25, 2010
Richardson, a freshman from Hampton, Va., helped VWC to a crucial 2-0 week in ODAC play with goals in victories over Randolph College and Guilford College. Both games were against foes battling VWC for third place in the conference standings. He scored the winning goal in a 3-2 victory over Randolph, knocking the ball in in the 76th minute. He also assisted on the Marlins’ first goal of the game. At Guilford, Richardson came through again, adding VWC’s final goal in the 78th minute. The goals were his first two of the season.

October 18, 2010
Hinton, a freshman from Bristow, Va., helped guide VWC to a 2-0-1 week, with the tie a 2-2 double overtime finish with Christopher Newport University, ranked No. 1 nationally. Hinton made two crucial take aways in that game, one in each of the overtime periods, to help shut down the CNU offense. He faced 23 CNU shots and finished with seven saves, his second highest total of the season. Hinton recorded 11 saves in the three games and recorded a pair of shutouts over Greensboro College and Emory & Henry College. He now owns an 0.68 goals against average and an .878 saves percentage. He is also 5-2-2 on the season.

October 11, 2010
Spanninger, a junior from Horsham, Pa., helped LC pick up two conference wins this week. He assisted on the game-winning tally Wednesday in a 2-1 win at Randolph. He netted the game-winner and assisted on the insurance goal on Saturday in a 3-1 victory over Bridgewater College in LC’s Homecoming game to keep LC atop the ODAC standings. The points were the first of the season for Spanninger.

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2009 Men's Soccer Players of the Week

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