National Player Of The Week

Clemson Forward Kimarni Smith - College Soccer News National Player of the Week - Week Ending September 15, 2019

Kimarni Smith Junior Forward Clemson

Smith had a banner week for a red hot Clemson Tiger team that is 5-0-0.

He scored twice to play a key role in helping Clemson secure an impressive 4-2 Atlantic Coast Conference win on the road over Notre Dame. Earlier in the week he netted a hat trick in Clemson's 7-0 win over USC-Upstate. 

Clemson hosts Fordham on Tuesday in a non-conference match and Duke on Friday in another key Atlantic Coast Conference contest. 

UCLA Forward Milan Iloski - College Soccer News National Player of the Week - Week Ending September 8, 2019W

Milan Iloski Junior Forward UCLA

Iloski scored three times to lead UCLA past Maryland 3-2. He sloted his first goal inside the near post after receiving a pass from Eric Iloski. His second goal was inside the upper right corner from twenty yards out. HIs third goal came from within the box after making a crafty move to create the space he needed to get a clear shot on goal. Iloski's hat trick was the first by a UCLA player since the 2011 season.  

The Bruins host Georgetown on Monday and travel to face CSUN on Sunday. 

 

FGCU Midfielder Ryan Medilah - College Soccer News National Player of the Week - Week Ending September 1, 2019

Ryan Medilah Senior Midfielder  Florida Gulf Coast University

Medilah netted a hat trick to help power FGCU past Michigan four to three. He sent a header into the back of the frame and scored out of a set-piece just outside the fifteen-yard box in the first half of play. Medilah completed his hat trick with another successful header in the second half. It was a big season opening win for the Eagles.  

FGCU faces another highly regarded opponent when they square off with Michigan State in East Lansing on Monday.

Stanford Goalkeeper Andrew Thomas - College Soccer News National Player of the Week - Week Ending November 25, 2018

Andrew Thomas RS Freshman Goalkeeper Stanford

Defense played a key role in outcome of Sweet Sixteen contests across the country.

Thomas posted his eleventh shutout of the year with an eleven save evening including several stops at point blank range during 110 minutes of scoreless soccer with Saint Mary's.   

He also had two stops during a penalty kick shootout to give Stanford the slim edge they needed to advance past the highly regarded Gaels 4-2 in a penalty kick shootout.   

Jeremy Gunn stated, "Andrew kept us in the game today with some amazing saves." 

Stanford survives and advances to the Elite Eight where the Cardinal will host Akron on Friday.  The Zips upset number one seed Wake Forest in Winston Salem 1-0 to punch their ticket to the quarterfinals.