POTW: Division III star selected for second straight week

Caitlin Golden of Division III Penn State Berks picked up her second consecutive NSCAA College Player of the Week, while Massasoit Community College's Shelby Sprague was honored for the second time this season. Also recognized were Seattle's Kyle Bjornethun and Auburn's Casie Ramsier for career weeks.

NCAA Division I Men
Kyle Bjornethun, Seattle
Bjornethun scored both the equalizer and the game-winner at No. 13 Oregon State, both in the final 96 minutes of the match. He played all 180 minutes on defense, holding UW to just a PK goal and Oregon State to just one goal off a corner kick.

NCAA Division I Women
Casie Ramsier, Auburn
Ramsier had a career weekend helping Auburn to thrilling wins over LSU and No. 9 Florida. She scored two goals in both wins, both game-winners; the winning goal over LSU coming minutes into the second overtime period and the winner against Florida coming in the final 30 seconds of regulation. Ramsier’s five points against LSU set a new career-high as she was responsible or had a hand in all three goals of Auburn’s victory.

NCAA Division II Men
Gui Machado, Limestone
Machado scored his first hat-trick in only 21 minutes against Lees-McRae and followed that up with a goal in the team's 3-0 win over North Greenville.

NCAA Division II Women
Tina Haberberger, Drury
Haberberger posted two shutout Great Lakes Valley wins over McKendree and Illinois Springfield and also recorded eight saves.

NCAA Division III Men
Lucas Talaveira-Befi, Belhaven
Befi contributed a hat trick for a 3-2 come-from-behind victory against over William Carey. Befi added a fourth goal and an assist in the Blazers’ 4-1 victory against McMurry.

NCAA Division III Women
Caitlin Golden, Penn State Berks
Golden netted six goals during a 2-1 week. After a tough outing with the top team in the country Messiah to open the week, Golden helped Berks rebound with a pair of conference wins, as she netted two goals in a victory over Cazenovia before scoring four goals in a win over Morrisville State.

Junior College Men
Elvis Andrade, Massasoit CC
Andrade netted the game winner as part of a two-goal performance in a 4-2 victory against Bunker Hill. The freshman midfielder rocketed a shot from the top of the box in the 81st minute to break a 2-2 tie with the visiting Bulldogs. Less than a minute later, Andrade struck again for a much needed insurance goal for the Warriors.

Junior College Women
Shelby Sprague, Massasoit CC
Sprague netted six goals and all three game winners to help the Warriors post a perfect 3-0 record and improve to 5-0-1 on the year. The freshman found the back of the net twice in all three Massasoit victories over Dean, Bristol and Springfield Tech.
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