2018 NESCAC Men's Soccer Players of the Week

November 5, 2018
Jeff Rosenberg, Colby Jeff Rosenberg
Colby College
Senior • Forward • Bethesda, Md.

Rosenberg led the Mules to the NESCAC title after scoring two goals in a 3-1 win over Amherst in the semifinals. Rosenberg scored 9:18 into the match and gave the Mules a 2-0 lead just 1:29 into the second half. Rosenberg, an All-NESCAC player last year, also had Colby’s best scoring opportunity among his two shots in a 0-0 tie with Williams in the title game.

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October 29, 2018
Dan Carlson, Colby Dan Carlson
Colby College
Senior • Goalkeeper • Littleton, Mass.

Carlson posted two shutouts, the first in a 2-0 victory over Bates in a winner-take-all game to earn a spot in the NESCAC Championship, and then in a 0-0 double-overtime tie against No.1 Tufts in a game where the Mules advanced on penalty kicks, 3-2. He had 10 saves against Tufts in a game where the Jumbos fired 39 shots on goal. Carlson also had five saves in the victory over Bates. Carlson ranks second in the NESCAC in total saves (70) and fifth in save percentage (.843).

Weekly Release #8
October 22, 2018
Moctar Niang, Bowdoin Moctar Niang
Bowdoin College
Senior • Defense • New York, N.Y.

After helping lead Bowdoin to a comeback win against Bates during the week, Niang scored the game’s only goal in a 1-0 win over previously unbeaten Connecticut College. Niang also played a key role in shutting out the Camels from his central back position, as the Polar Bears allowed just four shots on goal in the match.

Weekly Release #7
October 15, 2018
Daniel O'Grady, Middlebury Daniel O'Grady
Middlebury College
Senior • Midfield • New York, N.Y.

O’Grady recorded three goals and two assists in a 3-0 week for the Panthers. After earning a goal and an assist in wins over Utica and Trinity, O’Grady assisted on the game-winner Sunday in a 1-0 overtime victory against Wesleyan.

Weekly Release #6
October 8, 2018
Ben Manoogian, Connecticut College Ben Manoogian
Connecticut College
Senior • Forward • Peabody, Mass.

Manoogian helped the Camels remain undefeated by tallying both game-winning goals in a pair of 2-0 victories over Eastern Connecticut and Bates, after entering the week without a goal this season. Connecticut College has outscored its opponents by a 23-1 margin. The only goal the Camels have surrendered came on a penalty kick against Endicott on Sept. 11.

Weekly Release #5
October 1, 2018
Joe Braun, Tufts Joe Braun
Tufts University
Junior • Forward • Yardley, Pa.

Braun posted five points, including a pair of game-winning goals, in three NESCAC wins for the Jumbos. He netted the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Wesleyan, recorded an assist on what proved to be the game-winning goal versus Amherst, and scored the game-winning goal in the 88th minute in a 1-0 win over Hamilton.

Weekly Release #4
September 24, 2018
Christian Murphy, Connecticut College Christian Murphy
Connecticut College
Senior • Forward • Newport News, Va.

Murphy factored into all three game-winning goals last week. He scored two goals, including the eventual game-winner, in a 3-0 win at Trinity, set up the lone goal in the team’s 1-0 victory at Hamilton, and assisted the Camels’ first goal 35 seconds into the match in a 2-0 win over Colby. Murphy leads the NESCAC in scoring with 11 points on three goals and five assists.

Weekly Release #3
September 17, 2018
Henry Wilhelm, Middlebury Henry Wilhelm
Middlebury College
Junior • Defender• Shaker Heights, Ohio

In the only game of the week for Middlebury, Wilhelm scored the game’s lone goal in the 72nd minute as the Panthers defeated Amherst, 1-0.

Weekly Release #2
September 10, 2018
Dane Lind, Amherst Dane Lind
Amherst College
Junior • Midfielder • San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

Lind recorded a goal and four assists for six points to lead the Mammoths to a 2-0 record. He provided the assist on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Bowdoin. He also had a hand in the first two goals in the win over Wentworth, assisting on the first and netting the second tally. He finished the game with a goal and three assists.

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