Fresno Pacific’s Paul Islas named PacWest Men’s Soccer Player of Week
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Fresno Pacific senior forward Paul Islas (Fresno, CA/Bullard) has been selected the Pacific West Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Week.
The conference announced the honor on Monday, Oct. 8, for games contested Oct. 1-7.
Islas racked up nine points on three goals and three assists in a 2-0-0 week for the Sunbirds.
He registered an assist in a 4-1 win over Dominican on Oct. 4.
Two days later, he amassed eight points on three goals and two assists in an 8-0 victory over Holy Names.
PacWest Fantastic 15
Keenan Armbrust (Fr., 6-1, 165, F, Gold River, CA/Capital Christian) - Azusa Pacific – scored game-winning goal at 106:05 to give Cougars a 4-3 double-overtime victory vs. Hawai'i Pacific on Oct. 4.
Ryan Benavente (F, 6-0, 170, Fr., Las Vegas, NV/Durango) – Dixie State – totaled four points on two goals in a 2-0-0 week…scored both goals in win over Chaminade on Oct. 6…scored in the 39th minute for a 1-0 lead…broke a 1-1 tie at 64:25 with game-winning score.
Jonathan Fausto (Jr., 6-0, 160, M, Temecula, CA/Chaparral) – California Baptist – totaled seven points on three goals and an assist in a 2-0-0 week for the Lancers…scored game's first two goals, including game-winner, in 4-0 victory over Hawai'i Hilo on Oct. 6…scored game-winner at 8:52 and assisted on the insurance goal at 47:30 of a 2-0 win at Point Loma on Oct. 2.
Armando Garcia (Jr., 6-0, F, Redwood City, CA/Sequoia) - Notre Dame de Namur – totaled four points on two goals during a 3-1 win over Art U on Oct. 4…tied game 1-1 at 37:58…scored final goal at 73:23.
Jesus Gonzalez (Jr., 5-8, 145, M, Santa Barbara, CA/Santa Barbara) - Notre Dame de Namur – totaled five points on two goals and an assist in 2-0-0 week for the Argos…scored game-winner at 52:08 of a 3-1 win vs. Art U on Oct. 4…snapped a 1-1 tie with game-winning goal at 52:26 in 2-1 victory at Dominican on Oct. 6…assisted on game's first goal at 1:55.
Brian Green (Sr., 5-10, 130, D, Phoenix, AZ/Thunderbird) – Grand Canyon – recorded a five-point game on Oct. 3 with two goals and an assist in a 6-3 victory over Hawai'i Hilo on Oct. 3.
Brandon Hansen (Jr., 6-0, 160, M, Phoenix, AZ/Mountain Pointe) – Grand Canyon – scored two goals and totaled four points in a 6-3 win over Hawai'i Hilo on Oct. 3…scored game's first goal at 20:56…tallied what would prove to be the game-winner at 32:13…goal put GCU ahead 4-0.
Fabricio Nazare (Sr., 5-7, 160, M, Belo Horizonte, Brazil/Tiradentes) - Fresno Pacific – totaled five points on two goals and an assist during a 2-0-0 week for FPU…had a goal and an assist in 4-1 win vs. Dominican on Oct. 4…scored a goal in 8-0 blanking of Holy Names on Oct. 6.
Alvaro Nogales (Fr., 6-0, 175, M/F, Malaga, Spain) - Fresno Pacific – totaled eight points on three goals and two assists in a 2-0-0 week for the Sunbirds…assisted on game's first goal in 4-1 win vs. Dominican on Oct. 4…posted a hat-trick and added an assist in 8-0 win over Holy Names on Oct. 6…finished game with seven points.
Bruno Pessoa (Jr., 6-3, 175, F, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) - Fresno Pacific – totaled three points on a goal and an assist in a 2-0-0 week for the Sunbirds…scored the game-winner in a 4-1 win vs. Dominican on Oct. 4…added an assist in 8-0 shutout of Holy Names on Oct. 6.
Alejandro Porras (Jr., 5-11, 170, F, Begues, Spain/IES Begues) – Hawai'i Pacific – recorded three goals and two assists for eight points in a 1-1-0 week for the Sea Warriors…scored game-winning goal at 20:23 during a 2-0 shutout at Point Loma on Oct. 6…added an assist on insurance goal…scored two goals and added an assist in tough 4-3 overtime loss at Azusa Pacific on Oct. 4.
Fabian Rangel (Jr., 5-10, 170, GK, Burbank, CA/Sunnyside) - Fresno Pacific – posted a 2-0-0 record on the week with an .889 save percentage and a 0.50 goals against average…halted 7 of 8 shots on net in 4-1 win over Dominican on Oct. 4…stopped lone shot faced in 8-0 blanking of Holy Names on Oct. 6.
Saaed Robinson (Sr., 5-9, 150, F, Portmore, Jamaica/Wolmers Boys School) – Grand Canyon – led Grand Canyon to a 2-0-0 week with six points on two goals and two assists…had two assists in 6-3 win over Hawai'i Hilo on Oct. 3…scored twice, including game-winner in overtime at 91:49, in 3-2 victory vs. BYU-Hawaii.
Jordan Roylance (F, 5-10, 170, Sr., Smithfield, UT/Sky View) – Dixie State – scored game-winning goal in 1-0 double-time victory vs. Hawai'i Hilo on Oct. 1.
Gustavo Silva (Jr., 5-11, 165, M/F, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) - Fresno Pacific – scored a goal and added three assists in a five-point week for the Sunbirds…FPU posted a 2-0-0 record during the week…scored once and added a pair of helpers in 4-1 win vs. Dominican on Oct. 4…had an assist on Oct. 6 in 8-0 victory over Holy Names.