PHOENIX, Ariz. – Fresno Pacific senior midfielder Fabricio Nazare (Belo Horizonte, Brazil/Tiradentes) has been selected the fifth Pacific West Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for 2012.
The conference announced the honor on Sunday, Oct. 7, for games contested Sept. 24-30.
Nazare led the Sunbirds to a 2-1-0 week in Hawai‘i by amassing 11 points on three goals and five assists.
He posted a goal and added an assist in a 6-2 win at BYU-Hawaii on Sept. 24 and chipped in an assist on the game-tying in the 48th minute at HPU on Sept. 27.
The Sunbirds eventually lost 3-2 on a late goal.
In a 7-1 win at Chaminade on Sept. 29, Nazare scored two goals and handed out three assists in a five-point game.
Tyler Albretsen (Sr., 5-9, 160, M, North Ogden, UT/Weber) – Dixie State – scored game-winning goal just over eight minutes into overtime in 2-1 victory vs. Point Loma on Sept. 29…lone game of the week for Red Storm.
Oktay Bulut (Jr., 5-11, 155, M, Ruesselsheim, Germany) - Azusa Pacific – totaled four points on a goal and two assists during a 1-1-0 week…finished with four points…scored goal in 74th minute of a 3-1 win over Point Loma on Sept. 25…assisted on game-winner…had an assist in 2-1 loss at Grand Canyon on Sept. 29.
Zak Epplette (Jr., 6-3, 195, D, Coquitlam, BC, Canada) – BYU-Hawaii – totaled four points on a goal and two assists during a 1-1 week…had a goal and an assist in 6-2 loss vs. Fresno Pacific on Sept. 24…assisted on game-winner in 2-1 win vs. NDNU on Sept. 29.
Armando Garcia (Jr., 6-0, F, Redwood City, CA/Sequoia) - Notre Dame de Namur – totaled four points on two goals during a 2-1 win over Chaminade on Sept. 27…scored game-winner in 69th minute.
Brandon Hansen (Jr., 6-0, 160, M, Phoenix, AZ/Mountain Pointe) – Grand Canyon – scored what would prove to be game-winning goal in 2-1 win over Azusa Pacific on Sept. 29...goal occurred at 23:06.
Kolby Mitnick (So., 5-8, 155, F, Newcastle, CA/Del Oro) - Dominican – led Penguins to a 2-0-0 week by scoring the game-winning goals in a pair of one-score victories…also added an assist and finished week with five points…scored game-winning goal at 53:50 in 4-3 win at Holy Names on Sept. 25…had an assist in the contest as well…snapped a 1-1 tie at 76:08 in a 2-1 victory at Academy of Art on Sept. 27.
Swap Mushiana (Gr., 5-10, 155, M, Fremont, CA/American) - Dominican – scored two goals and finished with four points in a 4-3 win at Holy Names on Sept. 25…scored goals 1:13 apart in the first half.
Chad Nahoolewa (Jr., 5-9, 140, M, McKinney, TX/McKinney) – BYU-Hawaii – scored three goals and finished with six points during a 1-1 week…scored goal in 6-2 loss vs. Fresno Pacific on Sept. 24…scored two goals, including game-winner in 2-1 win vs. NDNU on Sept. 29.
Alvaro Nogales (Fr., 6-0, 175, M/F, Malaga, Spain) - Fresno Pacific – totaled eight points on three goals and two assists in a 2-1 week in Hawai‘i…had a goal and an assist in 6-2 win at BYU-Hawaii on Sept. 24…scored two goals and added an assist for a five-point game in 7-1 win at Chaminade on Sept. 29.
Bruno Pessoa (Jr., 6-3, 175, F, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) - Fresno Pacific – scored three goals and totaled six points in 2-1 week in Hawai‘i…punched in a goal at 77:33 in 6-2 win at BYU-Hawaii on Sept. 24…scored two goals and finished with four points in 7-1 win at Chaminade on Sept. 29.
Jaime Phillips (Fr., 6-2, F, Buenos Aires, Argentina) – Holy Names – scored a goal and added two assists in a 1-1-0 week for the Hawks…had a goal and an assist in 4-3 loss vs. Dominican on Sept. 25…set up game-winning goal in 86th minute of a 2-1 victory at Art U on Sept. 29.
Alejandro Porras (Jr., 5-11, 170, F, Begues, Spain/IES Begues) – Hawai‘i Pacific – recorded two goals and four points during a 3-2 win over Fresno Pacific on Sept. 27 – lone game of the week for the Sea Warriors…credited with game-winner.
Michael Sahagian (Sr., 5-9, 140, M, Lake Forest, CA/Santa Margarita Catholic) - Azusa Pacific – had a goal and an assist for three points during a 1-1-0 week…had an assist in 3-1 win vs. Point Loma on Sept. 25…scored goal in 2-1 loss at Grand Canyon on Sept. 29.
Rodrigo Vianna (Sr., 5-11, 185, F, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) - Fresno Pacific – totaled six points on two goals and two assists in a 2-1 week in Hawai‘i…scored a goal and added an assist in 7-1 win at Chaminade on Sept. 29…also had a goal and an assist in 6-2 victory over BYU-Hawaii on Sept. 24.
Joshua Zehring (So., 6-0, 180, G, Gilbert, AZ/Hamilton) – Grand Canyon – deflected 4 of 5 shots on goal in securing a 2-1 win over Azusa Pacific on Sept. 29…lone game of the week for Antelopes.