Azusa Pacific’s Steven Shiokari named PacWest Men’s Soccer Player of Week
PHOENIX, Ariz. – Azusa Pacific junior midfielder Steven Shiokari (San Jose, CA/Leigh) has been selected the Pacific West Conference Men’s Soccer Player of the Week.
The conference announced the honor on Monday, Oct. 15, for games contested Oct. 8-14.
Shiokari rallied the Cougars by Holy Names on Oct. 8 in a 3-2 come-from-behind overtime victory.
He netted the game-tying goal at 54:15 before knocking in the game-winner at 99:21 – just :39 before the first overtime period expired.
Shiokari finished the game with two goals and four points and gave the Cougars a boost in what would prove to be a 3-0-0 week.
The PacWest Fantastic 15
Alex Anderson (Jr., 6-2, 180, M, Palmdale, CA/Palmdale) – California Baptist – scored a goal and added two assists for a total of four points during a 2-1-0 week for the Lancers…assisted on game’s first goal at 39:37 and tallied what would prove to be the game-winner at 49:55 in a 3-1 win over Art U on Oct. 13…assisted on game’s first goal in the 23rd minute of a 3-1 victory vs. Chaminade on Oct. 8.
Oktay Bulut (Jr., 5-11, 155, M, Ruesselsheim, Germany) - Azusa Pacific – totaled five points on two goals and an assist during a 3-0-0 week for the Cougars…scored game-winning goal vs. Chaminade on Oct. 11 in 5-1 win…added an insurance goal in the contest…assisted on game-winning goal in 3-0 blanking of BYU-Hawaii on Oct. 13.
Eric Christensen (Fr., 5-8, 155, D, Layton, UT/Layton) – Dixie State – scored game-winning goal with 1:17 left in regulation in 2-1 win over BYU-Hawaii on Oct. 8.
Jose Furman (Fr., 5-9, F, Miami, FL/Miami Country Day) - Chaminade – scored game-winning goal at 71:23 in 1-0 road victory at Point Loma on Oct. 13.
Sam Galloway (Jr., 5-10, M, Akron, OH/Bowling Green) - Chaminade – scored two goals and totaled four points in a 1-2-0 week for the Silverswords…scored lone goal in 3-1 loss at California Baptist on Oct. 8…also tallied only goal in 5-1 loss at Azusa Pacific on Oct. 11.
Armando Garcia (Jr., 6-0, F, Redwood City, CA/Sequoia) - Notre Dame de Namur – scored the game-winning goal and added an assist on the insurance goal in a 2-0 win over Holy Names on Oct. 13…finished contest with three points in lone game of the week for the Argos.
Leonardo Grigg (So., 6-0, 150, F, La Verne, CA/Bonita) - Azusa Pacific – totaled four points on two goals in 5-1 victory over Chaminade on Oct. 11…scored in 47th and 51st minutes.
Paul Islas (Sr., 5-7, 150, F, Fresno, CA/Bullard) - Fresno Pacific – totaled five points on two goals and an assist during a 6-0 shutout of Dominican on Oct. 10…credited with game-winning goal.
Mael Lefebvre (Jr., 6-0, 170, GK, Quimper, France/Lycee Saint Louis) – Hawai‘i Pacific – posted a 0-1-1 record after halting 12 of 13 shots on goal…dropped a tough 1-0 contest at Grand Canyon on Oct. 9…stopped 4 of 5 shots on net…repelled all eight shot on goal in 0-0 double-overtime draw at Dixie State on Oct. 11…registered a 0.45 goals against average and a .923 save percentage during the week while playing 200 minutes in net.
Vincent Muscarella (Jr., 5-8, 160, M, Camarillo, CA/Newberry Park) – Hawai‘i Hilo – recorded two goals and four points in 3-1 win at Point Loma on Oct. 8…credited with game-winner.
Jaime Phillips (Fr., 6-2, F, Buenos Aires, Argentina) – Holy Names – scored two goals and totaled four points in a 3-2 overtime loss at Azusa Pacific on Oct. 8.
J ames Puertas (Fr., 5-7, 135, M, Provo, UT) – BYU-Hawaii – scored two goals and totaled four points in a 1-2-0 week…tied game 1-1 in the 64th minute in a tough 2-1 loss at Dixie State on Oct. 8…scored game-winning goal 5:51 into overtime of a 1-0 victory at California Baptist on Oct. 11.
Saaed Robinson (Sr., 5-9, 150, F, Portmore, Jamaica/Wolmers Boys School) – Grand Canyon – led Grand Canyon to a 2-0-0 week with four points on two goals…scored game-winning goal with 1:08 left in regulation of a 1-0 win over HPU on Oct. 9…tallied an insurance goal in 2-0 victory over Dominican on Oct. 13.
Alberto Sanchez Garcia (Fr., 5-11, 165, M, Mexicali, Baja, California/Central) – Grand Canyon – credited with game-winning goal at 58:20 in a 2-0 win over Dominican on Oct. 13.
Joshua Zehring (So., 6-0, 180, GK, Gilbert, AZ/Hamilton) – Grand Canyon – halted all four shots on goal during a 2-0-0 week for the Antelopes…recorded back-to-back shutout wins over HPU (1-0 on Oct. 9) and Dominican (2-0 on Oct. 13)…also credited with a long assist on goal scored by Saeed Robinson at 77:54 of win over Dominican…goal gave GCU 2-0 lead.