POTW: Canisius frosh honored after five-goal week

Canisius freshman Melvin Blair was one of seven players named NSCAA College Players of the Week for their play Oct. 26-Nov. 1. He had three goals and two assists in one game and two more goals in a second as Canisius matched its school record with its fifth straight victory.

NCAA Division I Men

Melvin Blair, Canisius
The Jamaican matched the NCAA high for the 2015 season with eight points (three goals and two assists) against Rider. The freshman sensation followed his career performance with another multi-goal game, scoring two second-half tallies -- including a chipped goal from 25 yards out -- in a 3-1 victory against Manhattan as Canisius matched its school record with its fifth-straight victory.

NCAA Division I Women
Jenny Jacobs, Fairfield
Jacobs become the first Stag since 2008 to record a hat trick as she struck for a career-high three goals in just 29 minutes. And she became the first Stags player since 1996 to record all three of her goals in a single half.

NCAA Division II Men
Renato Bustamante, Fresno Pacific
The Peruvian led FPU to a pair of convincing wins with six points. In a 7-3 win over Holy Names, the senior captain scored the equalizer minute and then tallied the game-winning goal. Bustamante then dished out two assists in a 9-2 win over Concordia.

NCAA Division II Women
Haley Hatcher, Ouachita Baptist
Hatcher tallied 11 points on five goals and an assist. She also earned her second hat trick of the season, and the seventh of her career.

NCAA Division III Men
Cillian Thompson, Belhaven
The Irishman scored three goals on the week, two against Howard Payne. Thompson's second goal of the match was the game-winning goal.  Thompson's lone goal of the match against UT-Dallas was the 20th goal of his career.

NCAA Division III Women
Katie Chandler, Washington (Mo.)
Chandler scored a pair of game-winning goals as the Bears remained in a tie for first place in the UAA standings with in a 1-0 double OT win over Carnegie Mellon and 1-0 victory over Case Western Reserve.

Junior College Men
Andrew Revanales, Massasoit CC
The Trinidadian netted the golden goal with 52 seconds left in the second overtime period to upset previous unbeaten Dean College, 4-3, in the NJCAA Region 21 championship.
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