KANSAS CITY, Mo. (October 11, 2023) – United Soccer Coaches announced its College Player of the Week awards on Wednesday afternoon, with eight student-athletes representing NCAA Division I, II, III, and NJCAA men’s and women’s soccer. 

NCAA Division I Men: Jason Shokalook (Akron)

NCAA Division I Women: Reilyn Turner (UCLA)

NCAA Division II MenAli Taleb (American International)

NCAA Division II Women: Mia Klammer (Saint Rose)

NCAA Division III MenHarley Kruschwitz (Manchester University)

NCAA Division III WomenRylee Lamphere (Utica University)

Junior College Men: Aldahir Rua (El Camino College)

Junior College Women: Rachel Gensch (Sierra College)

Jason Shokalook Reilyn Turner


Jason Shokalook scored four goals over Northern Kentucky and DePaul, extending the Zips’ winning streak to three. He had 18 shots, nine on target, and secured a brace in both matches. Shokalook’s game-winning header in the 55th minute against Northern Kentucky, along with another goal in the 63rd minute, highlighted his season-high nine shots, seven on target. He continued his scoring spree against DePaul, finding the net in the 73rd and 81st minutes, bringing his season total to ten goals. Shokalook leads the team in goals (10), assists (4), points (24), shots (52), shots on goal (27), and game-winners (2).

Reilyn Turner achieved her third hat trick of the season in a 4-0 victory against Oregon on October 8th. She moved into fifth place on UCLA’s all-time list of career goals scored with a total of 39 and climbed to seventh on the career points list with 92 points. She notched the game-winning goal against Oregon, moving into a tie for sixth place on the all-time list at UCLA with 14 career game-winning goals. Additionally, she contributed with a goal and an assist in the Bruins’ 6-0 win over Oregon State. 

Ali Taleb Mia Klammer

Ali Taleb took part in all five of AIC’s goals this week. He scored twice and provided an assist against Queens, and then he netted both of AIC’s goals in the match against Saint Rose, resulting in a remarkable week with four goals, one assist, and a total of nine points. Taleb has now managed to score two goals in three consecutive games.

Mia Klammer added seven goals to her NE10-leading total this week, achieving three or more goals in each of the No. 3 Golden Knights’ wins. Her week started with a hat trick during a 3-0 victory against Assumption on Tuesday, and she followed up with a four-goal performance in the 7-2 triumph against No. 23 Saint Anselm on Saturday. Klammer, who also leads the conference in points and assists, contributed an assist in the game against the Hawks over the weekend.

Harley Kruschwitz Rylee Lamphere

Harley Kruschwitz took the lead for the Black and Gold in their game against Franklin on Wednesday, achieving his fifth career hat trick and his third hat trick of the season. Additionally, Kruschwitz scored the only goal for Manchester in the match against Hanover on Saturday, breaking the deadlock in the 53rd minute and notching his 15th goal of the season. This accomplishment has tied him for fifth place in the Manchester record books for goals in a single season. Throughout the week, Kruschwitz took 14 shots, with 10 of them finding the mark. Currently, he is the leader in the conference across five individual categories, including shots, goals, and points. 

Rylee Lamphere tallied seven points on three goals and an assist, leading the Pioneers to a pair of Empire 8 wins last week. On Wednesday, she scored the only goal in a 1-0 win against Elmira. Then, on Saturday, Lamphere recorded two goals and provided an assist in a 5-1 victory over Keuka. This marks her second Empire 8 weekly recognition of 2023. 

Aldahir Rua Rachel Gensch

Aldahir Rua was the only Warriors player to score in both matches for the No. 1 Warriors last week. He scored a total of two goals and accumulated four points in those games.

Rachel Gensch scored two goals in each of the three games played this week and had two goals and one assist against No. 4 Folsom Lake. Rachel has consistently scored two goals in each of the last four games. 

Each Wednesday during the college regular season, United Soccer Coaches selects a men’s and women’s Player of the Week for NCAA Divisions I, II, and III and Junior College competition based on nominations from schools and conferences. Nominations are due every Tuesday by 10 a.m. CT to be considered.