Players of the Week - No. 3
Moloto, a 5-11 junior forward from Polokwane, South Africa, tallied eight points during a 2-0 week for the Blue Raiders. In the 6-0 victory over St. Catharine (Ky.) on Sept. 13, he posted three assists. He finished the week with a pair of goals and an assist in a 3-0 win over No. 25 Auburn Montgomery (Ala.). He ranks third in the NAIA in assists per match (1.00) and 31st in points per match (2.500).
Poteat, a 6-0 senior goalkeeper from Lincoln, Neb., held two top-10 opponents to one goal as the top-ranked Broncos went 2-0 on the week. In the 1-0 shutout of No. 8 Kansas Wesleyan on Sept. 13, Poteat stopped three shots in 90 minutes of action. Then, he went 90 minutes and posted one save in the 2-1 triumph over No. 9 Grand View (Iowa) on Sept. 17. He has played a big role in helping Hastings win an NAIA-record 32-straight matches. His .890 goals against average ranks him 34th in the NAIA.
Offensive Nominees: Kyle Clifford, Daemen (N.Y.); Trent Remmich, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.); Juan Garcia, McPherson (Kan.); Robert Boyd, Cumberland (Tenn.); Achille Campion, Belhaven (Miss.); Steve Howard, Texas at Brownsville; Nate Polak, Hastings (Neb.); Thiago Pereira, Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.); Dino Ramic, Clarke (Iowa); Aultain Gaye, Indiana Tech; Lucas Almeida, Oklahoma Wesleyan; Chris Ochieng, Milligan (Tenn.); Sam Fairhurst, Embry-Riddle (Fla.); Dusan Rasovic, Science & Arts (Okla.); Trent Popp, Asbury (Ky.); Danny Delgadillo, Great Falls (Mont.); Tyler Beachler, Taylor (Ind.); Christian Ramirez, Concordia (Calif.); Facundo Dipascuale, Concordia (Ore.); Victor Trujillo, St. Francis (Ill.); Matheus Barbosa, Menlo (Calif.).
Defensive Nominees: Nikola Velickovic, Columbia (Mo.); Blake Jett, McPherson (Kan.); Matthew Shattuck, Cumberland (Tenn.); Josh Leader, Tennessee Wesleyan; Greg Hartley, Belhaven (Miss.); Kevin O'Brien, Davenport (Mich.); Donnie George, Baker (Kan.); Nathan Kenyon, Houston-Victoria (Texas); Yuta Nomura, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Daniel Valencia, Clarke (Iowa); Hector Herrera, Oklahoma Wesleyan; Loren Jessen, Oregon Tech; Hunter Ganze, Lubbock Christian (Texas); Taylor Ita, Rocky Mountain (Mont.); Michael Amico, Houghton (N.Y.); Ryan Troyer, Goshen (Ind.); Dylan Fouts, Asbury (Ky.); Patrick O'Neil, Northwood (Fla.); Jim Jones, Cardinal Stritch (Wis.); Joe Geletko, Azusa Pacific (Calif.); Alex Palomarez, Menlo (Calif.).
2011 Men’s Soccer Players of the Week (Offensive; Defensive)
Week 1: Billy Forbes, Lubbock Christian (Texas); Zack Schultze, Reinhardt (Ga.)
Week 2: Trent Remmich, MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.); Sam Winstanley, Illinois Tech
Week 3: Lebogang Moloto, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Cody Poteat, Hastings (Neb.)