Published: October 31, 2011
A pair of MPSF conference victories kept Jeremy Fishbein’s New Mexico Lobos at #1 in the latest TopDrawerSoccer.com Tournament 48 National Ranking
for men’s college soccer. The Lobos are 15-0-2 now after shutout wins at home over Sacramento State and San Jose State, and are followed in this week’s ranking by North Carolina, Creighton and South Florida.
The ranking is a running effort to project the postseason NCAA Tournament field, including all automatic conference and at-large qualifiers. Weekly updates will appear every Monday.
One key to the wins was Lobo goalkeeper Victor Rodriguez, who turned in a pair of shutouts and earns a spot on the the TopDrawerSoccer.com Men’s College Team of the Week, which is chosen after reviewing every match report for Division One soccer. Headlining the group this week however is UC Santa Barbara midfielder Luis Silva, who scored 3 goals and added 3 assists in a pair of victories for the Gauchos.
Following is the full list for Week 10:
GK: Victor Rodriguez, New Mexico
D: Austin Berry, Louisville
D: Greg Cochrane, Louisville
D: Brock Granger, Louisville
M: Luis Silva, UC Santa Barbara
F: Mamadou Diouf, Connecticut
F: Billy Schuler, North Carolina
F: Dom Dwyer, South Florida
F: Paul Wyatt, James Madison
F: Martin Ontiveros, Furman
F: Mark Sherrod, Memphis
Player of the Week: Luis Silva, UC Santa Barbara