2016-17 Men's Soccer Athletes of the Week

  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Andy Imoh, Drew
    October 31, 2016
    (Fr, F - Sugar Land, Texas) Freshman Andy Imoh scored the first two goals, including the eventual game-winner, in Drew's playoff-clinching 4-1 victory at Goucher on Saturday. The sensational rookie now ranks third in the Landmark Conference with his eight goals and fourth with 19 points. The Rangers' 1-0-1 week secured the No. 3 seed in the Landmark Championships.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Bryan Yaskowski, Moravian
    October 31, 2016
    (Jr, GK - Hillsborough, N.J.) Yaskowski posted a 0.41 goals-against average and eight saves in 220 minutes of action in a pair of double-overtime ties last week in Landmark Conference action. He had four saves in a 0-0 match at Drew University, and Yaskowski added four more saves in a 1-1 draw with Susquehanna University to close out the 2016 season.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Gilbert Waso (Elizabethtown)
    October 17, 2016
    (So, F - Elizabethtown, Pa.) Gilbert Waso remained red-hot this week, extending his point streak to four games with six points (two goals, two assists) in wins over Penn State Berks and Goucher. He assisted on Jeff Light's goal 29 seconds into the game against PSU, before scoring in the 3rd and 10th minutes as the Blue Jays raced to a 4-0 lead by the 9:16 mark. In Saturday's 1-0 double overtime win over Goucher on Homecoming, Waso slid a pass across the top of the 18-yard box to teammate Sam Feehrer, who took two touches and blasted home the game-winner in the 104th minute.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Sam Feehrer (Elizabethtown)
    (Jr, D - Reading, Pa.) Junior defender Sam Feehrer scored the game-winning goal in the 104th minute to lift Elizabethtown to a 1-0 double overtime victory over Goucher Saturday. Feehrer took a pass from Gilbert Waso just outside the center of the 18-yard box and blasted a shot to the upper left corner setting off a wild celebration from the Jays. Earlier in the week, Feehrer assisted on a Waso goal in the 3rd minute of E-town's 7-3 win at Penn State Berks.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Gilbert Waso (Elizabethtown)
    (So, F - Elizabethtown, Pa.) Elizabethtown sophomore Gilbert Waso put together consecutive two-goal performances to lead the Blue Jays to Landmark wins over Moravian and Catholic last week. In Wednesday evening's 3-0 victory at Moravian, Waso's cross from the left side in the 20th minute was knocked in by Duncan George for an early E-town lead. Waso cemented the game in the Jays' favor with goals in the 81st and 84th minutes, ending with a five-point night. Saturday, at Catholic, Waso again found the back of the net twice, doing so first in the 30th minute to tie the game at one. He would complete a brace with his ninth goal of the season in the 72nd minute.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - John Marques (Drew)
    (Sr, GK - Warren, N.J.) Senior goalkeeper John Marques picked up both wins in net during Drew's 2-0 week in conference play. He made a total of 10 saves for a .900 percentage and allowed a single goal for a 0.50 goals-against average as Drew defeated the defending Landmark champions The University of Scranton and Juniata College, both on the road.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Sean Adams (Catholic)
    (Sr., kickers - Allentown, Pa.) Sean Adams tallied eight shots and three points in Catholic's 3-0 conference victory over Juniata. With 10 minutes to play and the Cards with a one-goal advantage Adams capitalized on an opportunity to notch the insurance goal. Unassisted, Adams took the ball down the center of the field into the 18-yard box and ripped a shot between the post, giving Catholic a 2-0 lead. Just three minutes later, Adams inbounded his fifth corner kick of the contest and earn the assist on for Catholic's third and final goal the afternoon.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Zachary Goodwin (Susquehanna)
    (Jr, D - Dallas, Pa.) After moving from center midfielder to center defense at the beginning of the week, Goodwin anchored a SU defense that held both Penn St.-Harrisburg and Goucher scoreless. The River Hawks are 1-0-1 in Landmark action and have not allowed a conference goal this season. This season, SU is 4-5-2 overall.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Matt Ellingworth (Susquehanna)
    (Fr, GK - Sparta, N.J.) Ellingworth earned his first two wins and shutouts of his career this week as SU went 2-0. In the first game of the week, Ellingworth earned his first win of his career, making three saves in 90 minutes of work as the River Hawks won 1-0 over Wilkes. In the second game, against Catholic, Ellingworth kept his shutout streak alive as he made eight saves in 90 minutes of work in SUs 1-0 win.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Connor Phillips (Moravian)
    (Jr, MF - Brodheadsville, Pa.) Phillips led the Greyhounds in scoring in a 1-1 week for the squad in non-conference action. He had an assist on the team's lone goal in a 2-1 loss at Centenary while taking seven shots in the match. Phillips then had two goals and an assist in a 5-0 win over Berkeley (NJ) College including converting on a penalty kick.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Eric Hintz (Scranton)
    (Sr., goalie - South Windsor, Conn.) Hintz continued his banner play in between the pipes for Scranton on the week, making 12 more saves in net. He started the week off with making four saves in a 2-1 win against Misericorida, as Hintz made three saves in the second half alone to clinch the win. He kept Scranton in the match at Lycoming, making eight saves in a losing effort.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Jeff Light (Elizabethtown)
    (Sr, F - Hershey, Pa.) Elizabethtown senior forward Jeff Light had a huge week as the Blue Jays defeated Wilkes and Neumann to improve to 4-0 on the year. Light totaled nine points on three goals and three assists. Wednesday evening against Wilkes, Light scored in the 11th and 58th minutes, his first goal going down as the game-winner in a 3-0 Blue Jay triumph. Light played a role in every goal. In a 6-0 rout of Neumann Saturday, he factored into E-town's first three goals.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Daniel Hendry (Goucher)
    (So., GK - Lewisburg, Pa.) Sophomore Daniel Hendry helped lift the Goucher men's soccer team to a 2-0-1 record last week, including wins over Penn State - Harrisburg and Hood College. He first tallied a shutout in a 1-0 win over Harrisburg, posting nine saves, and followed that with a nine-save effort in a double-OT draw with Rosemont. He finished the week making a career-high 19 saves while facing 33 shots in a double overtime victory over previously unbeaten Hood College.
  • Offensive Athlete of the Week - Gilbert Waso (Elizabethtown)
    (So, F - Elizabethtown, Pa.) Waso tallied five points in two games as Elizabethtown defeated Hobart and TCNJ. Waso scored in the 69th minute of Friday's 3-0 win over Hobart, a 13-win team from a year ago. He followed up with a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over TCNJ Saturday. Waso was named MVP of the Blue Jay/Red Devil Classic for the second year in a row.
  • Defensive Athlete of the Week - Zachery Tashjy (Catholic)
    (Sr., goalie - Manasquan, N.J.) Zachery Tashjy guided the Cardinals to a season-opening shutout. The Catholic defense put a stop to every Frostburg attempt as Tashjy made five saves in the first half and recorded four more saves in the second half, totaling nine for the event.