The Third Round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Divison I Soccer Tournament is in the books. There were a number of impressive performances from the Sweet 16. Check out which players caught the eyes of TopDrawerSoccer from the eight games.
TDS Player of the Week: Jordan Morris, Stanford
TDS Men’s Team of the Week (Nov. 24-30)
GK Michael Nelson, SMU - Nelson made nine saves against Akron on Sunday, but the Mustangs came up just short in a 2-1 loss to the Zips. Nelson put together an outstanding effort that nearly propelled the Mustangs into the next round.
D Aaron Jones, Clemson - The defender scored his first Clemson goal on Sunday in impressive fashion. The transfer from Georgia State hit a world-class shot from over 25 yards out and off the post and end to provide the equalizer right before half for the Tigers. Clemson went on to win the game 3-2.
D Vincent Keller, Creighton - The senior defender returned to the Creighton lineup for the first time since Oct. 31. He was a major reason why the Jays only allowed four shots on goal in a 1-0 win over North Carolina on Saturday.
D Len Zeugner, Boston College - Zeugner played all 110 minutes for Boston College in a 1-1 draw against Georgetown. The defender helped keep Georgetown at bay as the Hoyas only managed three shots on goal during the game. Zeugner converted the winning penalty kick to send Boston College into the next round.
M Liam Callahan, Syracuse - Callahan finished the game with two assists as Cuse picked up a 3-1 win over Seattle on Sunday. Callahan’s service on the first goal set the tone for the game as Syracuse scored 90 seconds into the contest.
M Ian Harkes, Wake Forest - Harkes played all 90 minutes for the Demon Deacons in a 1-0 win over Indiana on Sunday. The talented midfielder helped shutdown the Indiana attack as the Hoosiers only managed one shot on goal in the game. Harkes had the assist on Ricky Greensfelder’s game-winner.
M Timo Pitter, Creighton - Pitter scored the lone goal in a 1-0 win over North Carolina on Saturday as the Jays advanced to the quarterfinals. Pitter scored on his lone shot of the game as he provided the heroics for the road team in the upset win over the Tar Heels.
M Mael Corboz, Maryland - Corboz recorded assists on both of Maryland’s goals as the Terps defeated Notre Dame 2-1 on Sunday. Corboz has 12 assists on the season after the impressive display in the Third Round win over the Irish.
M Trevor Davock, Boston College - The freshman midfielder scored Boston College’s lone goal in a 1-1 draw against Georgetown on Sunday. Davock converted his penalty kick in the shootout as Boston College pulled the upset and advanced to the quarterfinals.
F Jordan Morris, Stanford - Morris scored two goals on Sunday in Stanford’s 3-1 win over Ohio State. Morris netted the game-winner in the second half as the Cardinal clinched a spot in the quarterfinals.
F Eryk Williamson, Maryland - Williamson scored the game-winner for the Terps in the 2-1 win over Notre Dame on Sunday. Williamson struck his sixth goal of the season late in the first half as Maryland took a two-goal advantage and then held on for the win.