[AWARDS: Week 7] For the second week in a row, a player from the Southern Conference is the Soccer America Men's Player of the Week. After UNC Greensboro's
Hakan Ilhan, Elon's Chris Thomas took this week's honor after having three goals and an assist in wins over a pair of
ranked teams. For the Soccer America Team of the Week ...
Justin Luthy (Boston College), Sr.
Made eight shots, all in second half, as Eagles won, 1-0, at Wake Forest for first win over ranked opponent this season.
Andrew Farrell (Louisville), Jr.
Anchored defense that allowed DePaul one shot in 3-0 win and held Syracuse without shot on goal in second half in 2-1 win.
Caleb Downey (Air Force), Jr.
Scored only goal in fourth minute of overtime to lead Falcons to 1-0 win over New Mexico, their first over a top five team since beating No. 1 Creighton 2-1 in 1993 NCAA Tournament.
Tyler Engel (SMU), Soph.
Had assist on lone goal in 1-0 win over Tulsa and scored on penalty kick and assisted on insurance goal in 2-0 win over Kentucky.
Alex Henry (UC Davis), Jr.
Had assist in 1-0 victory over UC Riverside and scored gem in 79th minute to give Aggies 2-1 win over Cal State Fullerton.
Will Walker (Xavier), Soph.
Scored twice against ranked Saint Louis (3-2) and helped create both goals in another Atlantic-10 win over Butler (2-1) that extended Xavier’s unbeaten streak to 11 games.
Garret Foster (San Jose State) Fr.
Came off bench to score both game-winners as Spartans defeated CSU Bakersfield and UNLV on road by identical 2-1 scores.
Ryan Finley (Notre Dame), Sr.
Scored twice in 7-1 win over Pittsburgh and followed that up with two goals in 3-0 victory over ranked Georgetown.
Andy Huftalin (Marquette), Sr.
Scored twice, including game-winning goal, to lead Marquette to 3-2 win over then-No. 2 Connecticut.
Jason Johnson (VCU), Jr.
Had goal and assist in both wins: 4-1 over ranked Charlotte and 3-0 over George Washington.
Chris Thomas (Elon), Sr.
Had two goals, including tying goal in 87th minute, and assist in 3-2 road win over ranked West Virginia and golden goal from penalty spot in 1-0 win over Furman.
Eriq Zavaleta, Indiana (Indiana), Soph.
Had four goals and two assists in victories over Kentucky (4-1) and Wisconsin (2-0).