KANSAS CITY, Mo. (May 4, 2021) – United Soccer Coaches announced its College Player of the Week awards on Tuesday afternoon, with three student-athletes representing NCAA Divisions I and III.
NCAA Division I Men: Jacob Labovitz (Virginia Tech)
NCAA Division III Men: Sam Accordino (Westminster College)
NCAA Division III Women: Camille Holzschuh (Westminster College)
Virginia Tech junior forward Jacob Labovitz (Great Falls, Va.) scored two goals, including the overtime game-winning header with three seconds remaining to seal a 2-1 win in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against No. 15 Oregon State.
In NCAA Division III, Westminster College (PA) junior defender Sam Accordino (Canfield, Ohio) opened the game with an amazing throw-in goal from 20-yards out for his first goal of the season in a 1-1 (7-6 penalty kick) victory over Geneva in the PAC semifinals.
On the women’s side, Westminster College (PA) junior goalkeeper Camille Holzschuh (Youngstown, Ohio) tied a season-high with 11 saves in Westminster’s PAC semifinal lost in penalty kicks against No. 2 seed Chatham University.
Each Tuesday 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.