2001 NWC Men's Soccer Student-Athletes of the Week

2001 Northwest Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week

Nov. 4

Player of the Week: Anthony Fioretti (UPS, Fr., M, Auburn, Wash.) scored both goals in the Loggers' season-ending win over PLU.
Honorable Mention: Bryan Erickson (George Fox, F) concluded his career with a goal and assist in the Bruins' 2-1 win over Pacific; Chris McDonald (Linfield, F) scored the game-winning goal vs. Willamette.

Oct. 28

Player of the Week: Merrick Brownlee (George Fox, Sr., MF, Eugene, Ore.) scored two goals and set up three others with assists to lead the Bruins to a 2-0 week.
Honorable Mention: Chris Raymond (UPS, F) scored three goals to lift the Loggers to a pair of victories; Ryan Stanley (Pacific, GK) stopped 17 shots and allowed only one goal as the Boxers won a pair of matches.

Oct. 21

Player of the Week: Shanon Hopkins (Linfield, Sr., F, Hilo, Hawaii) scored three goals in two Wildcat wins, including both goals vs. Whitworth.
Honorable Mention: Patrick O'Neill (PLU, MF) scored three goals, including two vs. George Fox, as the Lutes won one and tied one; Justin Hughes (UPS, MF) scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner vs. Pacific; Merrick Brownlee (George Fox, MF) scored two goals in the Bruins' 3-2 loss at Puget Sound.

Oct. 14

Player of the Week: Matt Stueckle (Whitworth, Sr., D, Spokane, Wash.) anchored a Pirate defense that allowed only 10 shots (seven on goal) in a pair of weekend shutout victories.
Honorable Mention: Ben DeSanno (Willamette, F) scored two goals and added an assist as the Bearcats went 1-1; Jeff Waggoner (Whitman) scored the game-winning goal vs. PLU and added an assist in two Missionary victories; Ryan Stanley (Pacific, GK) made 13 saves as the Boxers went 1-1; Shannon Hopkins (Linfield, F) scored the game-winner at Pacific.

Oct. 7

Player of the Week: Brandon Carlson (Whitworth, Sr., F, Spokane, Wash.) scored both match-winning goals for the Pirates this weekend to lead Whitworth past George Fox and Pacific.
Honorable Mention: Michael Rosenau (PLU, F) scored three goals in two matches; Merrick Brownlee (George Fox, MF) totaled two goals and an assist in two matches; Michael Semenza (Willamette, F) scored two goals in two matches; Travis Exstrom (Whitman, GK) made 34 saves in a tie and a loss; Shanon Hopkins (Linfield, F) scored two goals at PLU; Justin Hughes (UPS, F) scored the match-winning goal vs. Linfield.

Sept. 30

Player of the Week: Andrew Ward (Willamette, Fr., G, Salem, Ore.) led the Bearcats to a pair of wins by shutting out Pacific 1-0 and George Fox 2-0. He totaled 13 saves over the weekend.
Honorable Mention: Andy Yarborough (PLU, F) scored two goals, both vs. Whitman, in two matches; Ryan McClellan (Linfield, M) scored a goal and added an assist, both against Pacific, in two matches; Niels Larson (Whitman, F) scored two goals, both at UPS, in two matches.

Sept. 23

Player of the Week: Bryan Erickson (George Fox, Sr., F, Chehalis, Wash.) scored two goals and added an assist to lead the Bruins to a 3-0 week. Each goal or assist either tied the match or won it.
Honorable Mention: Matt Stueckle (Whitworth, D) anchored a Pirate defense that allowed zero goals and only eight shots on goal in a 3-0 week; Andrew Ward (Willamette, GK) allowed only one goal in two weekend matches; Scott McVicker (PLU, D) scored the game-winning goal at Pacific; Ryan Stanley (Pacific, GK) made 20 saves in a pair of 1-0 losses.

Sept. 16

Player of the Week: Chris Raymond (UPS, Jr., F, University Place, Wash.) scored three goals and added three assists to lead the Loggers to a pair of wins.
Honorable Mention: Bryan Erickson (George Fox, F) scored four goals, all in the first half, of the Bruins' 13-2 win over Walla Walla; Yoshi Kawase (Linfield, MF) scored two goals to lead Linfield to a 3-0 win over Cascade; Matt Stueckle (Whitworth, D) helped the Pirates record their third shut out win of the season by leading a defense that limited MSU-Billings to four shots.

Sept. 9

Player of the Week: Chris Raymond (UPS, Jr., F, University Place, Wash.) scored three goals and added an assist to lead the Loggers to two wins in three matches.
Honorable Mention: Duston Sackett (Pacific, F) scored three goals in two matches, to help Pacific start 3-0 this season; Ricardo Sanchez (Willamette, F) scored a goal and added two assists in the Bearcats' season-opening win.