NAIA Men's Soccer Players of the Week - No. 4 (Sept. 26)

NAIA Men's Soccer Players of the Week - No. 4 (Sept. 26)

By Trevor Lininger, Athletic Communications and Media Intern

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Kelvin Omondi of John Brown (Ark.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Adam Holt of John Brown (Ark.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. The two teammates were selected based on their performances from Sept. 18 - 24 and were chosen out of a pool of conference, independent and unaffiliated group winners.

Offensive Player of the Week

Kelvin Omondi, John Brown (Ark.)

Jr., MF, Kitale, Kenya

  • Scored the game-winning goal to seal the Golden Eagle's upset over the No. 1 ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles
  • Weekly Stats
    • Scored three goals in two games
    • Two of the three were game-winning goals
    • Six total points

Defensive Player of the Week

Adam Holt, John Brown (Ark.)

Sr., GK, Tulsa, Okla.

  • Holt held the No. 1 ranked Oklahoma Wesleyan Eagles to just one goal
  • Weekly Stats
    • Ten saves in two games
    • Two wins
    • Defeated the No. 1 ranked team on the road

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Offensive Nominees: Michael Mayberry, Columbia (Mo.); Gus Fidler, Reinhardt (Ga.); Israel Vasquez, La Sierra (Calif.); Timur Zhividze, Corban (Ore.); Jack Hart, Cardinal Stritch (Wis.); Stuart Aeschliman, Goshen (Ind.); Benjamin Tembo, The Master's (Calif.); Daniel Whitehall, Hastings (Neb.); Leonardo Ferri, Central Methodist (Mo.); Matthew Miller, Fisher (Mass.); Victor Tapia, Kansas Wesleyan; Tyler Watson, Cumberland (Tenn.); Abdallah Rayyan, Wiley (Texas); Brad Wilson, Midway (Ky.); Jack Mccarren, Martin Methodist (Tenn.); Pablo Gill, St. Thomas (Fla.); Matt Lazzar, Aquinas (Mich.)

Defensive Nominees: Conor Cable, William Woods (Mo.); Filipe Barateiro, Union (Ky.); Brennen Canfield, UC Merced; Yayo Olvera, Northwest Christian (Ore.); Carlos Ferrer Coto, St. Francis (Ill.); Johan Escalante, Goshen (Ind.); Casey Phillips, The Master's (Calif.); Nick Hinds, Hastings (Neb.); Santiago Sierra, Central Methodist (Mo.); Luis Barrera, Kansas Wesleyan; Bennet Strutz, Cumberland (Tenn.); Erik Reyes, Wiley (Texas); Eduardo Zurita, Rio Grande (Ohio); Guilherme Altoe, Mobile (Ala.); Santeri Bergman, St. Thomas (Fla.); Jose Cedillo, Lourdes (Ohio)

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.)

Championship Information

NAIA Men's Soccer Championship

Nov. 22-23, 2019 Opening Round – 
Campus Sites

Dec. 2 - Dec. 7, 2019
OC Great Park Soccer Stadium, 
Irvine, Calif.