Men's Team of the Week: March 16

Men's Team of the Week: March 16
by TopDrawerSoccer
March 16, 2021

In a season when most conferences are staying within their league for games, the Horizon League chase is setting up to be an exciting one.

Northern Kentucky is off to a great start in the season with UIC and Oakland in the mix. And it was the latter to supply the latest Player of the Week in the men’s Division I season.

Noah Jensen scored the winning goal in a wild 4-3 win against Wisconsin-Milwaukee. The victory keeps Oakland in the mix for the race to the top of the Horizon League. Jensen, a senior from Ontario, Canada, also had a hand in the three other goals of the game, credited with an assist on each one.

Player of the Week: Noah Jensen, Oakland

Check out some of the other top performances from the past week of DI men’s soccer.

Team of the Week: March 8-14

GK Holden Trent, High Point – Four big saves from the sophomore ensured that Sebastian Chalbaud’s first half goal was enough for HPU in a 1-0 road win against Big South contenders Campbell.

D Sean Suber, Charlotte – An unbeaten start to the Conference USA season continued for the 49ers, which defeated UAB by a 3-0 score. Suber anchored the shutout and converted a penalty kick for the game’s opening goal in the victory.

D Nick Richardson, Maryland – In need of a road win against a very good Michigan side, Richardson handed out a pair of assists in a 2-1 victory over the Wolverines.

D Rio Hope-Gund, Georgetown – The Orlando draftee shut down the St. John’s attack, leading Georgetown’s defensive effort in a 1-0 win last week.

D Vicent Abaso, Central Arkansas – Thanks to a goal from Abaso, Central Arkansas had just enough to beat Oral Roberts by a 1-0 score. He also helped secure a clean sheet in the win.

D Tim Iscra, DePaul – A goal in each game last week from the senior, including the winner versus Creighton, got the Blue Demons back into the win column twice. He tallied in a 3-2 win at Xavier before scoring the decisive tally

M Noah Jensen, Oakland – Jensen’s demonstrated a tremendous ability to create chances for Oakland continued last week. He now has 10 assists on the season, the most in the country, to go with three goals.

M Christian Soto, Washington – Along with junior Dylan Teves, Soto is enjoying a scintillating spring season. That continued last week as he helped marshal wins against Seattle and UCLA.

F Jake Schneider, San Diego – A sophomore from Hawaii, Schneider scored the first two goals of his collegiate career with a brace, including the game winner, against San Francisco.

F Gabe Segal, Stanford – After going down two goals, the Cardinal showed that they are inevitable once again. Segal capped off a comeback with the winning goal in the second half, calmly slotting home a second half winner in a 3-2 defeat of Oregon State.

F William Akio, UTRGV – Two goals from the senior led his side to an important WAC win against UNLV. Akio scored a penalty, accounting for the winning margin in a 3-1 win.

Honorable Mention: F Dylan Bufton (Northern Kentucky), F Dawsun Schrum (Oakland), M Dylan Teves (Washington), M Charlie Wehan (Stanford), F Arman Samimi (California), GK Chandler Hallwood (Marquette), F Dylan Barreria (Merrimack), D Brett Bebej (Indiana), M Chris Sullivan (Bowling Green), F Jack Lynn (Notre Dame)

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