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College Player of the Week

UNITED SOCCER COACHES PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

United Soccer Coaches Players of the Week are a weekly recognition of the on-field accomplishments of players competing at the intercollegiate level. United Soccer Coaches names one male and one female recipient at all three NCAA levels and the two Junior College levels, selected from nominations submitted by sports information directors.

The United Soccer Coaches College Players of the Week are announced every Tuesday throughout the fall college regular season on UnitedSoccerCoaches.org.

You can nominate players here.

Previous Winners

Below is a list of previous winners of the United Soccer Coaches Player of the Week award. In 2013, the program was expanded to include a men’s and women’s winner from all three NCAA divisions, and opened to Junior College divisions as well.

Previous Player of the Week Award Winners (2010-2018)

2019 Player of the Week Award winners

Date Men Women
Aug. 27 n/a DI: Katie McClure (Kansas)
Sept. 3 DI: Ryan Medilah (FGCU) DI: Tara McKeown (USC)
JC: Kristin Purcell (Herkimer College)
Sept. 10 DI: Bar Hazut (UIC)
DII: C.J. Couper (Lewis)
DIII: Joe Burgos (NJCU)
JC: Edson Andrade (Whatcom CC)
DI: Evelyne Viens (USF)
DII: Makayla Toth (UCM)
DIII: Sarah Pasternak (St. Thomas, MN)
JC: Tayler Clark (Herkimer College)
Sept. 17 DI: Shane Lanson (SMU)
DII: Alejandro Chavarria (Mississippi College)
DIII: Jake Castro (UMass Dartmouth)
JC: Bryan Ortega (Cerritos College)
DI: Anna Podojil (Arkansas)
DII: Cecilia Puentes (Pace University)
DIII: Mallensy Vargas (NJCU)
JC: Kayla Alsheimer (Herkimer College)
Sept. 24 DI: Manuel Ferriol (James Madison)
DII: Adam Whybrow (Quincy)
DIII: Dylan Ioffreda (Haverford)
JC: Kristian Colaci Horbunov (Neosho County CC)
DI: Elyse Huber (North Dakota State)
DII: Dana Poetzsch (Molloy)
DIII: Riley Cook (Christopher Newport)
JC: Cariel Ellis (Holmes CC)
Oct. 1 DI: Josh Luchini (Lehigh)
DII: Justin Faas (Southern Indiana)
DIII: Johnny Rakhmonberdiev (Maryville)
JC: Larry Lopez (El Camino)
DI: Melissa Kössler (UMass)
DII: Katie Taylor (Mississippi College)
DIII: Christina Gagliardi (St. Joseph’s-LI)
JC: Cariel Ellis (Holmes CC)
Oct. 8 DI: Declan McGlynn (Seattle)
DII: Jonathon Carr (Lake Erie College)
DIII: J.P. Baughman (Ohio Wesleyan)
JC: Luis Garibay (El Camino)
DI: Lindsey Shira (Eastern Michigan)
DII: Erin Hederman (Mississippi College)
DIII: Taylor Cohen (Washington (Mo.)
JC: Leah Anderson (East Central CC)
Oct. 15 DI: Rodney Michael (UC Santa Barbara)
DII: Magnus Andersen (Missouri-St. Louis)
DIII: Aidan Wood (Hamilton)
JC: Salvatore Ficarotta (Bucks County CC)
DI: Anna Podojil (Arkansas)
DII: Makayla Toth (Central Missouri)
DIII: Brianna Williams (Arcadia)
JC: Cariel Ellis (Holmes CC)
Oct. 22 DI: James Morris (Seattle)
DII: Pachu Cortazar (McKendree)
DIII: Xander Lefevre (Johns Hopkins)
JC: n/a
DI: Grace Yochum (Oklahoma State)
DII: Carley Canzoneri (Columbus State)
DIII: Cassandra Robataille (Hartwick)
JC: Kristen Purcell (Herkimer College)
Oct. 29 DI: Garrett McLaughlin (SMU)
DII: Georg Cholewa (Western Washington)
DIII: Jack Kingdon (Castleton)
JC: Sebastian Karlholm (Butte College)
DI: Ally Watt (Texas A&M)
DII: Annie Rolf (West Florida)
DIII: Alex Berkley (DePauw)
JC: n/a
Nov. 5 DI: Tristan Trager (Air Force)
DII: Ryan King (Clayton State)
DIII: Kornell Hilliard (Spalding)
JC: Melvyn Perez-Cortez (El Camino)
DI: Paula Germino-Watnick (Georgetown)
DII: Taylor Green (Lee)
DIII: Mikayla Blumenstock (Utica)
JC: Cariel Ellis (Holmes CC)

NAIA Players of the Week (selected by the NAIA)

Date Men Women
Sept. 10 Off: Renan Ramos (Lindsey Wilson)
Def: Akililu Zambataro (Cumberlands)
Off: Anya Castelli (Stephens, Mo.)
Def: Jessie Selby (Southern Oregon)
Sept. 17 Off: Oscar Dueso (Lindsey Wilson)
Def: Ryan Harrisskitt (Columbia, Mo.)
Off: Emma Rice (Science & Arts, Okla.)
Def: Taylor Rogers (Baker)
Sept. 24 Off: Daniel Hernandez (Central Methodist)
Def: Finn Popescu (Bethel, Ind.)
Off: Rayssa Neres Souza (Oklahoma Wesleyan)
Def: Gabi Haw (Westmont, Calif.)
Oct. 1 Off: Raul Guillamon-Bejar (Waldorf)
Def: Eduardo Bonatto (William Penn)
Off: Araceli Soto (Soka, Calif.)
Def: Ruby Campa (Briar Cliff, Iowa)
Oct. 8 Off: Mike Eijgendaal (Midland)
Def: Antonio Strassioto (Aquinas)
Off: Kristen Howell (John Brown)
Def: Caitlyn Logan (John Brown)
Oct. 15 Off: Marvin Van Der Made (Cumberlands)
Def: Lewis Tomlinson (Holy Cross)
Off: Lexis Garcia (Indiana Wesleyan)
Def: Sam Casteneda (Indiana Wesleyan)
Oct. 22 Off: Aaron Whitten (Reinhardt)
Def: Joe Parker (SCAD Savannah)
Off: Savannah Jackson (Johnson & Wales)
Def: Kailee Barnhard (MidAmerica Nazarene)
Oct. 29 Off: Roberto Fernandez Garrido (Milligan)
Def: Alex Vidizzoni (Oklahoma Wesleyan)
Off: Uchenna Kanu (Southeastern)
Def: Jovana Ivanovic (Lindsey Wilson)
Nov. 5 Off: Matheus Giron (Corban)
Def: Andres Zimmermann (Menlo)
Off: Uchenna Kanu (Southeastern)
Def: Kailey Lemon (Southern Oregon)