COLLEGE MEN: Soccer America Team of the Week (Week 4: Sept. 20-26)


Kris Rake (William & Mary), Soph. (1)

Ties career-high with 10 saves in 1-0 victory over No. 2 Maryland, adds second shutout for the week in 1-0 win over American.


Cameron Knowles (Akron), Sr. (1)

Defensive MVP of the Husky Fever Classic, where Zips beat host Washington (2-1) and loses to Portland (0-1).

Laurent Manuel (Brown), Fr. (1)

Key on Bears' defense that shuts out ranked Stanford (0-0) and California (0-0) at Santa Clara adidas Classic.

Guy Melamed (Boston College), Sr. (1)

Records an assist in both 2-0 wins (over Providence and St. John's) and shuts down St. John's star Simone Salino.


J.D. Moon (South Carolina), Fr. (1)

Scores his first collegiate goal in the 73rd minute to lift the Gamecocks to a 1-0 victory at Wake Forest.

Nick Pollard (Southwest Missouri State), Sr. (1)

Wins balls in the air and makes some critical tackles as Bears move to 7-0-1 with wins over UMKC and Valparaiso.


Karim Dietz (Birmingham-Southern), Sr. (1)

Scores the game-winner in 1-0 upset at Coastal Carolina, the five consecutive match in which he has scored.

Alex Harrison (Central Connecticut State), Soph. (1)

Scores a hat trick -- his second of the season -- in a 4-3 win over Bradley and game-winner from 35 yards in 2-1 victory over Temple.

Neil Jones (UC Santa Barbara), Sr. (1)

Accounts for all three Gaucho goals in 3-0 win against UC Riverside and adds two goals and a game-winning assist in 4-0 win over UNLV.

Jacob Peterson (Indiana), Soph. (1)

Notches first multi-goal game of his career with hat trick as Indiana opens Big Ten play with a win at Michigan State, 3-1.

Edwin Ruiz (Hartwick), Sr. (1)

Picks up Hawks' lone goal in a 1-1 tie at William & Mary and scores only goal in their 1-0 victory over ranked Old Dominion.

* In parentheses is the number of selections to the Team of the Week.

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