2019 NAIA Men's Soccer Players of the Week - Week Eight

2019 NAIA Men's Soccer Players of the Week - Week Eight

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Roberto Fernandez Garrido of Milligan (Tenn.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Alex Vidizzoni of Oklahoma Wesleyan has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday. The two student-athletes were nominated for their performances during the week of Oct. 21 – 27 and were selected out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institutions award winners.

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Roberto Fernandez, Garrdio of Milligan (Tenn.)  

SR, F, Valencia, Spain

  • Scored seven goals on the week
  • Had five goals against Kentucky Christian
  • Averaged 3.5 goals per game

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Alex Vidizzoni, Oklahoma Wesleyan

SO., G, Camino al Tagliamento (UD)

  • Totaled 15 saves this week
  • Helped the Eagles to three clean sheets this week
  • Vidizzoni held opponents in seven straight games

 

Offensive Nominees: Louie Perez, Missouri Baptist ; Kareem Salem, Marymount California ; Allando Brown, Corban (Ore.) ; Salvador Nunez, Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) ; Marcelo Talamas, Grace (Ind.) ; Giovanny Gomes, Menlo (Calif.) ; Okan Golge, Morningside (Iowa) ; Alberto Pangrazzi, Central Methodist (Mo.) ; Stefan Cvetanovic, Oklahoma Wesleyan ; Thierry Jules, Life (Ga.) ; Guilherme Alencar, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Brian Okpala, LSU Alexandria (La.) ; Sam Coxon, Brescia (Ky.) ; Amilcar Gonzalez, John Brown (Ark.) ; Victor Pimentel, Mobile (Ala.) ; Jake Van Der Luit, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Anthony Tucker, Concordia (Mich.)

Defensive Nominees: 
Vicente Alamos, Lyon (Ark.) ; Gustavo Siquiera, Point (Ga.) ; Ramon Garcia, Marymount California ; Erik Mattice, Eastern Oregon ; Britten Wolff, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Colton Wottring, Grace (Ind.) ; Oscar Sierra, Hope International (Calif.) ; Matthew Ricci, Midland (Neb.) ; Patrik Zwingenberger, Grand View (Iowa) ; Owen Stott, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Erik Faeltstroem, Houston-Victoria (Texas) ; Ruben Burgos Rubio, Brescia (Ky.) ; Austen Parker, Mid-America Christian (Okla.) ; Michael Samnik, Mobile (Ala.) ; Alex Marciulonis, Johnson & Wales (Fla.) ; Andrea Ghiggini, Aquinas (Mich.)

 

2019-20 Men's Soccer Composite Award Winners (Defensive, Offensive)


Week 1 (September 11): Akililu Zambataro, Cumberlands (Ky.) , Renan Ramos, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Week 2 (September 18): Ryan Harrisskitt, Columbia (Mo.) , Oscar Dueso, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Week 3 (September 25): Finn Popescu, Bethel (Ind.) , Daniel Hernandez, Central Methodist (Mo.)
Week 4 (October 02): Raul Guillamon-Bejar, Waldorf (Iowa) , Eduardo Bonatto, William Penn (Iowa)
Week 5 (October 09): Antonio Strassioto, Aquinas (Mich.) , Mike Eijgendaal, Midland (Neb.)
Week 6 (October 16): Lewis Tomlinson, Holy Cross (Ind.) , Marvin Van Der Made, Cumberlands (Ky.)
Week 7 (October 23): Joe Parker, SCAD Savannah (Ga.) , Aaron Whitten, Reinhardt (Ga.)
Week 8 (October 30): Alex Vidizzoni, Oklahoma Wesleyan , Roberto Fernandez Garrido, Milligan (Tenn.)

Championship Information

NAIA Men's Soccer Championship

61st ANNUAL MEN'S SOCCER 
NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Nov. 22-23, 2019 Opening Round – 
Campus Sites

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