By Colbi Howser, Communications and Sports Information Intern
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jordan Trinci-Lyne of SCAD Savannah (Ga.) and Brin Lapuh of Grand View (Iowa) have been named NAIA National Players of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. These two were selected based on their performance from Oct. 26 – Nov. 1 and were chosen out of a pool of conference player of the week selections.
National Offensive Player of the Week
Jordan Trinci-Lyne of SCAD Savannah (Ga.)
Sr., F, Cheshire, England
• Netted both of the Bees goals in the 2-1 win over then-No. 16 Thomas (Ga.).
• Scored the game-winning goal in the 78th minute to help his team to a win and 2-0 week.
• Ranks No. 9 in total game winning goals (5).
• Ranks No. 21 in total goals (14).
• This is his first career player of the week award.
National Defensive Player of the Week
Brin Lapuh, Grand View (Iowa)
So., GK, Ljubljana, Slovenia
• Totaled four saves in a two-overtime draw against then-No. 5 Missouri Valley.
• Recorded 52 saves this season with only 14 goals allowed.
• Ranked No. 21 in goals against per game (.880).
• This is his second career player of the week award, both from this season.
Offensive Nominees: Erick Ocampo, Missouri Baptist; Matthew Gray, Reinhardt (Ga.); Mingyu Wee, La Sierra (Calif.); Kamil Szczesniak, Saint Xavier (Ill.); Adam Hunt, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Ian Ooko, Great Falls (Mont.); Jesus Fregoso, Vanguard (Calif.); Derek Brenner, Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.); Blake Levine, Baker (Kan.); Percia Obradovic, Oklahoma Wesleyan; Dominic Canello, Point Park (Pa.); Bradley Wilson, St. Catharine (Ky.); Tobias Maertzke, Bellevue (Neb.); Abdallah Rayyan, Wiley (Texas); Igor Stojanovic, Southwestern Christian (Okla.); Roger Viladomiu, William Carey (Miss.); Aldony Mendez, Aquinas (Mich.)
Defensive Nominees: Brendan Carnahan, Missouri Baptist; Stephen Ricketts, Bryan (Tenn.); Clark Lydon, Marymount (Calif.); Jordan Farr, Corban (Ore.); Frank Valle, Saint Xavier (Ill.); Adam Miller, Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio); Josh Davis, Vanguard (Calif.); Cesar Valverde, Midland (Neb.); Edward Maya, Ottawa (Kan.); Paul Carr, Point Park (Pa.); Gonzalo Sapena, Campbellsville (Ky.); Ben Martin, Bellevue (Neb.); Reece Hannigan, Houston-Victoria (Texas); Vladimir Kalajdzic, Oklahoma City; Diego Gonzalez, Dalton State (Ga.); Tom Rouine, SCAD Savannah (Ga.); Ayman Youssef, Marygrove (Mich.)
2015-16 Men's Soccer Composite Award Winners (Defensive, Offensive)
Week 1 (Sept. 09): Robbie Barnhill, Grace (Ind.) , Aleksi Pahkasalo, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Week 2 (Sept. 16): Clark Lydon, Marymount (Calif.) , Brent Rodden, Siena Heights (Mich.)
Week 3 (Sept. 23): Marcel Schmid, Madonna (Mich.) , Sergio Royo, Northwestern Ohio
Week 4 (Sept. 30): Adam Holt, John Brown (Ark.) , Aleksi Pahkasalo, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Week 5 (Oct. 07): Logan Miller, Lyon (Ark.) , Isaac Huerta, Goshen (Ind.)
Week 6 (Oct. 14): Iain McTurk, Columbia (Mo.) , Stephen Owusu, Science & Arts (Okla.)
Week 7 (Oct. 21): Jorge Navarrete, Southeastern (Fla.) , Tyler Gahara, Fisher (Mass.)
Week 8 (Oct. 28): Brin Lapuh, Grand View (Iowa) , Pedro Amaral, Bethel (Ind.)
Week 9 (Nov. 04): Brin Lapuh, Grand View (Iowa) , Jordan Trinci-lyne, SCAD Savannah (Ga.)