By Spencer Scheve, Communications and Sports Information Intern
KANSAS CITY, MO. - Chance Bourdene of William Carey (Miss.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Joe White of Hastings (Neb.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday.
National Offensive Player of the Week
Chance Bourdene, William Carey (Miss.)
5-11, Jr., Forward, Flowood, Miss.
• Bourdene helped lead the Crusaders earn a 3-2 victory over No. 15 Southeastern (Fla.), by netting all three William Carey goals.
• Bourdene has recorded three goals and one assist on the season, totaling seven points.
• Ranked No. 47 in total game winning goals (1).
• First career NAIA National Offensive Player of the Week award
National Defensive Player of the Week
Joe White, Hastings (Neb.)
6-3, Jr., G, London, England
• White helped lead the Broncos to three-straight shutout victories this past week over Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.), RV Georgia Gwinett and No. 24 Lyon (Ark.).
• Recorded eight saves and did not allow a goal in the three-game span.
• Ranked No. 17 in goals against per game (0.5).
• First career NAIA National Defensive Player of the Week award.
For a complete list of all the national statistical leaders, click here.
For the complete NAIA Player of the Week calendar, click here.
Offensive Nominees: Edin Campara, Columbia (Mo.); Jordan Jacob, Tennessee Wesleyan; Julian Nazar, Soka (Calif.); Jordan Travis, Northwest (Wash.); Alex Yanes, Holy Cross (Ind.); Roland Gibson, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Jose Hernandez, William Jessup (Calif.); Daniel Whitehall, Hastings (Neb.); Jordan Perry, Clarke (Iowa); David Mwinga, McPherson (Kan.); Andres Riquelme Rivas, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Nencho Margaritha, Jamestown (N.D.); Gabriel Balochini, St. Thomas (Texas); Alan Ramos, Point Park (Pa.); Logan Stewart, Oklahoma City; Reece Weldon, Keiser (Fla.); Jake Kirchoff-Sleet, Lourdes (Ohio)
Defensive Nominees: Alberto Pitarch, William Woods (Mo.); Torge Wiedenroth, Reinhardt (Ga.); Braxton Keo, Soka (Calif.); Daniel Christenson, Northwest (Wash.); Adam Miller, Mount Vernon Nazarene (Ohio); Igor Puglia, Biola (Calif.); Ryan Harrisskitt, Evangel (Mo.); Fernando Machado, Oklahoma Wesleyan; Gonzalo Sapena, Campbellsville (Ky.); Humberto Figueroa, Waldorf (Iowa); Leonel Rivas, Houston-Victoria (Texas); Max Wolf, Brescia (Ky.); Vladimir Kalajdzic, Oklahoma City; Petur Mar Bernhoft, Middle Georgia State; Randy Chesson, Webber International (Fla.); Aaron Orban, Davenport (Mich.)2016-17 Men's Soccer Composite Award Winners (Defensive, Offensive)
Week 1 (September 07): Hayden Dees, Mobile (Ala.) , Alex Durbin, Dordt (Iowa)
Week 2 (September 14): Joe White, Hastings (Neb.) , Chance Bourdene, William Carey (Miss.)