Franco Carotenuto collects another PacWest Player of Week award
Franco Carotenuto wins PacWest honor again
QUEEN CREEK, AZ - Grand Canyon junior goalkeeper Franco Carotenuto (Scottsdale, AZ/Chaparral) posted three straight shutouts en route to a 2-0-1 record and the Pacific West Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week award.
The honor was announced by the PacWest Media Office in Queen Creek, AZ, on Monday, Oct. 20, for games played from Oct. 13-19.
Carotenuto registered a 0.00 goals against average in 290 minutes of action, halting 13 shots on goal during the stretch. He claimed 2-0 and 3-0 wins vs. Cal State San Bernardino and Hawai‘i Pacific, respectively, and secured a scoreless draw for the Antelopes vs. Hawai‘i Hilo on Oct. 19.
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Brian Green - Grand Canyon (Fr., M/D, 5-9, 130, Phoenix, AZ/Thunderbird)...recorded a three-point week for GCU...scored insurance goal and set up game-winning goal with an assist vs. Cal State San Bernardino in 2-0 win on Oct. 15.
Bosko Jovicevic (photo) - Grand Canyon (Sr., D, 6-1, 210, Belgrade, Serbia)...churned out three points this week...scored game-winning goal vs. Cal State San Bernardino on Oct. 15...registered an assist vs. HPU on Oct. 17.
Carlos Lopez - Hawai‘i Hilo (Sr., F, 5-7, Huntington Park, CA/Bell)...scored game-winning goal in 1-0 victory at Dixie State on Oct. 17.
David Meherg - Notre Dame de Namur (Fr., GK, 6-2, Bremerton, WA/Olympia)...had a 0.00 goals against average in 90 minutes of action as team posted 2-0-0 mark...shared goalkeeping duties with teammate Sheldon Steenhuis...rejected four shots on goal...NDNU picked up wins vs. HPU and Hawai‘i Hilo.
Ivan Mercado - Hawai‘i Hilo (Jr., GK, 6-0, 170, Paramount, CA/Century)...recorded a 1-1-1 mark in net...registered a 1.01 goals against average while playing 266:28...had 14 saves while allowing three goals over three games...claimed a pair of shutouts, including 0-0 double-overtime draw at Grand Canyon.
Cristobal Montes - Notre Dame de Namur (Fr., M/F, 5-9, Fremont, CA/John F. Kennedy)...led the Argos in scoring for the week with five points...scored two goals and added an assist...scored goal and an assist vs. HPU on Oct. 19...added solo goal against Hawai‘i Hilo on Oct. 15.
Dusan Radisavljevic - Grand Canyon (Sr., D/M, 6-1, 185, Belgrade, Serbia)...scored game-winning goal in 3-0 victory over HPU on Oct. 17.
Adam Rieke - Hawai‘i Pacific (So., D, 5-10, Overland Park, KS/Blue Valley Northwest)...scored game-winning goal at Dixie State on Oct. 15.
Sheldon Steenhuis (photo) - Notre Dame de Namur (So., GK, 6-2, Morgan Hill, CA/Live Oak)...posted a 2-0-0 mark while sharing goalkeeping duties with teammate David Meherg...recorded a 0.00 goals against average in 90 minutes of action...turned in three saves...claimed victories vs. HPU and Hawai‘i Hilo.
Nick Sykes - Grand Canyon (Fr., F/M, 6-0, 180, Meridian, ID/Mountain View)...posted a three-point week for the Antelopes...had an assist vs. Cal State San Bernardino in 2-0 win on Oct. 15...scored goal vs. HPU on Oct. 17.