By Trevor Lininger, NAIA Athletic Communications and Media Intern
KANSAS CITY, MO. - Tyler Collishaw of Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Yayo Olvera of Northwest Christian (Ore.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Collishaw and Olvera were selected based on their performances from Oct. 2 - Oct. 7 and were chosen out of a pool of conference, independent and unaffiliated group winners.
Offensive Player of the Week
Tyler Collishaw, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Jr., F, Hull, England
- Collishaw’s hat trick helped secure Lindsey Wilson’s 6-2 come-from-behind win over No. 23 Cumberland (Tenn.)C
- Weekly Stats
- Five goals in two games
- 10 total points
- One hat trick
Defensive Player of the Week
Yayo Olvera, Northwest Christian (Ore.)
So., GK, Cardiff, Calif.
- Olvera’s strong performance vs. No. 5 Oregon secured Northwest Christian’s first ever positive result against a Top-25 NAIA team
- Weekly Stats
- Seven saves
- No goals allowed
- Shut out No. 5 ranked Corban (Ore.)
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Offensive Nominees: Rodrigo Alves, William Woods (Mo.); Todd Fidler, Reinhardt (Ga.); Cruz Trenado, UC Merced; Angel Trejo-delgado, Evergreen (Wash.); David Rebollar, Saint Xavier (Ill.); Jacob Crull, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Jeremiah Anderson, Westmont (Calif.); Tyler Limmer, Northwestern (Iowa); Blake Levine, Baker (Kan.); Diego Serani, Fisher (Mass.); Alberto Picchi, Oklahoma Wesleyan; Adrian Delgado, Our Lady of the Lake (Texas); Francisco Neto, WVU Tech; Dominik Tajak, Mid-America Christian (Okla.); Joaquin Ruiz Cabello, William Carey (Miss.); Konstantinos Mylonas, St. Thomas (Fla.); Gbenga Mike Ayanwale, Marygrove (Mich.)
Defensive Nominees: Benjamin Randolph, Missouri Baptist; Jacob Price, Point (Ga.); Ryan Schmucker, Soka (Calif.); Gary Mendoza, Roosevelt (Ill.); Alex Sokalski, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Brandon Gomez, Vanguard (Calif.); Matt Scott, Northwestern (Iowa); Alexander Macgregor, Grand View (Iowa); Anthony Galeana, Ottawa (Kan.); Ahmed Ghatwary, Cumberlands (Ky.); Dominic Kutzke, Southwest (N.M.); Marc Bentley, Point Park (Pa.); Ziggy Camejo, Wayland Baptist (Texas); Guilherme Altoe, Mobile (Ala.); Santeri Bergman, St. Thomas (Fla.); Joe Smith, Madonna (Mich.)
2017-18 Men's Soccer Composite Award Winners (Offensive, Defensive)
Week 1 (Sept. 5): Federico Moronell, St. Thomas (Fla.), Guilherme Altoe, Mobile (Ala.)
Week 2 (Sept. 12): Prichard Sibanda, Briar Cliff (Iowa), Dusan Djordjev, Oklahoma Wesleyan
Week 3 (Sept. 19): Santiago Moore, Dalton State (Ga.), Alberto Ciroi, Baker (Kan.)
Week 4 (Sept. 26): Kelvin Omondi, John Brown (Ark.), Adam Holt, John Brown (Ark.)
Week 5 (Oct. 3): Adam James, Benedictine (Kan.), Eddie Windsor, Trinity International (Ill.)
Week 6 (Oct. 10): Tyler Collishaw, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.), Yayo Olvera, Northwest Christian (Ore.)