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

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

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Renan Ramos of Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Akililu Zambataro of Cumberlands (Ky.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday.

 

Offensive Player of the Week

Renan Ramos

SR., MF, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Came off the bench and scored twice
  • Scored game-winning goal in 4-2 upset against No. 10 Spring Arbor (Mich.)
    Helped Lindsey Wilson pick up first win of season

 

Defensive Player of the Week

Akililu Zambataro

FR., G, Monza, Italy

  • Recorded 180 minutes in goal in one week
  • GA with a 0.50 GAA on season
  • Recorded 11 saves this week
  • Holds a .889 save percentage on season


Offensive Nominees: 
Daniel Peinado, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.) ; Marcos Da Paz, CIU (S.C.) ; Mason Laaksonen, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) ; Jordan Travis, Northwest (Wash.) ; Daniel Lynch, Holy Cross (Ind.) ; Cole Russell, Spring Arbor (Mich.) ; Damian Sanchez, Arizona Christian ; Marcus Horwood, Briar Cliff (Iowa) ; Kevin Kastl, Mount Mercy (Iowa) ; Jake Gaynor, Avila (Mo.) ; Alex Cuenca, Bellevue (Neb.) ; Mohammed Ibrahim, Houston-Victoria (Texas) ; Jesus Naves, WVU Tech ; Cheslon Carollisen, Oklahoma Panhandle State ; Pascal Mohungsi, Bethel (Tenn.) ; Jake Van Der Luit, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Dominik Nikaj, Rochester (Mich.) 

Defensive Nominees: 
Ryan Harrisskitt, Columbia (Mo.) ; Kuda Nhiwatiwa, Tennessee Wesleyan ; Simon Jensen, Embry-Riddle (Ariz.) ; Lewis Tomlinson, Holy Cross (Ind.) ; Gabe Greenfield, Huntington (Ind.) ; Ole Cloppenburg, Providence (Mont.) (Mont.) ; Edward "Lalo" Delgado, Westmont (Calif.) ; Jesus Parra, Hastings (Neb.) ; Gianmarco Donnini, Missouri Valley ; Albert Bratthammar, Bethel (Kan.) ; Brandon Watts, Houston-Victoria (Texas) ; Richard Dearle, Rio Grande (Ohio) ; Andre Salvador, Oklahoma City ; Jose Domingo, William Carey (Miss.) ; Harry Molyneux, St. Thomas (Fla.) ; Joe Smith, Madonna (Mich.)

 

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


Week 1 (September 11): Akililu Zambataro, Cumberlands (Ky.) , Renan Ramos, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)

 

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.