Article Written by TopDrawerSoccer
Published: September 19, 2017
There were a number of outstanding individual performances from the past week in NCAA Men’s Division I Soccer. From game-winning goals to key defensive plays, there were plenty of standouts from the past week.
Check out which players made the biggest influence on the games below in the TDS Men’s Team of the Week.
TDS Men’s Player of the Week: Garrett McLaughlin, SMU
TDS Team of the Week (Sept. 12-17)
GK Drake Callender, California - Callender record three saves in the 1-0 win over Yale last week. Callender also made six saves in the rivalry game against San Francisco, another win for the Bears.
D Jimmy Fiscus, Michigan State - The Michigan State Spartans only gave up one shot on goal over the course of two games last week. Fiscus was a key contributor to the outstanding defensive performance from the Spartans. He was also credited with an assist in the 1-0 win over Michigan.
D Felicien Dumas, Notre Dame - Dumas recorded two assists in the Irish’s 3-0 win over NC State last week. He also played all 90 minutes in the shutout ACC victory.
D Tanner Dieterich, Clemson - The Clemson defender scored his first goal of the season on Friday in a 1-0 win over Boston College. He was also a key part of the shutout in the ACC victory.
M Luis Martinez, Air Force - Martinez scored Air Force’s lone goal in a 1-0 win over St. Mary’s last week. He was also a key player for the team in the 3-0 win over UC Davis.
M Cameron Lindley, North Carolina - The sophomore recorded assists on four of the five goals that North Carolina scored last week. The Tar Heels are 6-1 on the season and 2-0 against the ACC. Lindley leads the conference in assist with seven on the season.
F Garrett McLaughlin, SMU - The sophomore forward scored the game-winning goal in both of SMU’s victories over the past week. McLaughlin notched the game-winner against Loyola in a 4-0 rout. He scored the lone goal in the 1-0 victory over Brown.
F Jay McIntosh, Western Michigan - The forward scored his second goal of the season in a 1-0 win over Dayton last week, which helped the Broncos improve their record on the season to 7-0-1.
F Eryk Williamson, Maryland - Williamson scored a goal and recorded an assist in Maryland’s 2-0 win over Penn State last week. He also had an assist in the 3-0 victory over Rutgers.
F Brandon Guhl, Butler - Guhl scored two goals in the comeback overtime win against Creighton last week. He also recorded an assist in the 1-0 win over Evansville.
F Edward Opoku, Virginia - The highly coveted prospect scored two goals in the 2-1 win over Virginia Tech last week.
F Ema Twumasi, Wake Forest - Twumasi scored two goals in Wake Forest’s 3-0 win over Appalachian State. He added another goal in the 2-0 win against Pittsburgh.