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2013 Men's Soccer Awards

2013 Men's Soccer GSAC Champion
School
Concordia

2013 Men's Soccer GSAC Tournament Champion
School
Concordia

2013 Men's Soccer All-GSAC Team
Athlete School Year Position Hometown
JT Addington Biola So. Goalkeeper Livermore, Calif.
Emmanuel Akyen Westmont Sr. Midfielder Accra, Ghana
Neil Anaya Concordia Sr. Midfielder Duarte, Calif.
Juan Arellano Vanguard Fr. Midfielder Hawthorne, Calif.
Daniel Chew Biola Sr. Forward Lake Forest, Calif.
Brett Croft The Master's Jr. Midfielder Hesperia, Calif.
Ray Estrada Concordia Jr. Defender Santa Ana, Calif.
Kevin Kiser Biola Sr. Defender Costa Mesa, Calif.
Zach Klindworth The Master's Fr. Forward Valencia, Calif.
Marcos Lopez Westmont Sr. Defender Santa Barbara, Calif.
Joey O'Keefe Biola So. Midfielder Victorville, Calif.
Adrian Padilla Concordia Sr. Midfielder La Puente, Calif.
Nahum Paz Vanguard Fr. Forward Costa Mesa, Calif.
Mitch Pfautz Concordia Jr. Defender Costa Mesa, Calif.
Cameron Riley San Diego Christian Sr. Goalkeeper Bakerfield, Calif.
Andrew Robles San Diego Christian Sr. Forward Lynwood, Calif.
Eder Robles San Diego Christian Sr. Forward Lynwood, Calif.
Hanzel Rodriguez Arizona Christian Jr. Forward Canas, Guanaste, Costa Rica
Jorge Serrano The Master's Sr. Midfielder Sylmar, Calif.
Mario Soto Concordia Jr. Forward San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
Carlos Villa Arizona Christian Jr. Midfielder Glendale, Ariz.
Frankie Zimmerman San Diego Christian Sr. Defender Oceanside, Calif.

2013 Men's Soccer GSAC Annual Awards
Award Name School
GSAC Player of the Year Adrian Padilla Concordia
GSAC Coach of the Year Chris Gould Concordia

2013 Men's Soccer GSAC Scholar-Athletes
Athlete School Year Major
Alex Antonescu Concordia Sr. Exercise & Sport Science
Daniel Chew Biola Sr. Business Administration
Cody Cohen Westmont Sr. Biology
Stephen Day Biola Sr. Journalism
Kenneth Gardner The Master's Sr. Kinesiology & Physical Education
Tristan George Concordia Jr. Exercise & Sport Science
Scott Hayes Biola Sr. Intercultural Studies
Daniel Johnsen Westmont Jr. Cell & Molecular Biology
John Leih San Diego Christian Jr. Interdisciplinary Studies
Darren Lighfoot The Master's Jr. Business Adminstration
Josh Love Arizona Christian Sr. Behavioral Health
Edward McCrink Concordia Sr. Exercise & Sport Science
Mitchell Pfautz Concordia Jr. Economics
Talon Seltzer Arizona Christian Sr. Behavioral Health
Braden Sparks Arizona Christian Jr. Elementary Education/Social Studies
Jonathan Yeeles Westmont Sr. Kinesiology

2013 Men's Soccer NAIA All-Americans
Athlete Team School Position
Daniel Chew 3rd Team Biola Forward
Ray Estrada Hon. Mention Concordia
Kevin Kiser Hon. Mention Biola
Adrian Padilla Hon. Mention Concordia
Mario Soto Hon. Mention Concordia

2013 Men's Soccer Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes
Athlete School
Alex Antonescu Concordia
Daniel Chew Biola
Cody Cohen Westmont
Stephen Day Biola
Kenneth Gardner The Master's
Tristan George Concordia
Scott Hayes Biola
Daniel Johnsen Westmont
John Leih San Diego Christian
Josh Love Arizona Christian
Max McCrink Concordia
Mitch Pfautz Concordia
Talon Seltzer Arizona Christian
Braden Sparks Arizona Christian
Jonathan Yeeles Westmont

2013 MEN'S SOCCER PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

  • September 9, 2013
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • Hanzel Rodriguez - Arizona Christian
      • Freshman - 5-9 - Forward - Canas, Guanaste, Costa Rica
      • Hanzel Rodriguez scored 8 goals and had an assist as Arizona Christian won all 3 of its games last week. The freshman forward had hat trick in the win over NAIA opponent Simpson. In games on the road against NCAA Div. III schools, Rodriguez tallied 4 goals and an assist in a 10-1 victory over Caltech and scored the game-winning goal with a man down in the 75th minute to defeat Occidental. With 10 goals and 22 points on the season, he leads the NAIA in goals per game and points per game.
  • September 16, 2013
    • Defensive Player of the Week
      • Luca Licciardi - Vanguard
      • Sophomore - 6-1 - Goalkeeper - Sparks, Nev.
      • Sophomore goalkeeper Luca Licciardi shutout No. 1 University of Mobile in Alabama as Vanguard posted a 3-0 victory. He had two saves and served as the audible defensive leader on the field. Mobile was held to just two shots on goal in 90 minutes. Licciardi came up with four saves against William Carey (MS) the night before, where Vanguard suffered a 1-0 loss in the 86th minute off of a tough deflection.
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • Juan Arellano - Vanguard
      • Freshman - 5-7 - Midfielder - Hawthorne, Calif.
      • Freshman midfielder Juan Arellano stepped up to assist unranked Vanguard's game-winner against NAIA No. 1-ranked University of Mobile and also scored the third goal for the Lions. The 3-0 shutout was Vanguard's first-ever victory over a top-ranked squad on the road.
  • September 23, 2013
    • Defensive Player of the Week
      • Cameron Riley - San Diego Christian
      • Senior - 6-0 - Goalkeeper - Bakersfield, Calif.
      • Cameron Riley recorded two shutouts and made four saves in 225 minutes in goal as San Diego Christian won all three of its games last week. The highlight of the week for the senior goalkeeper was a shutout in the win over No. 22-ranked Cal State San Marcos.
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • Borja Suarez - San Diego Christian
      • Freshman - 5-10 - Midfielder - Barcelona, Spain
      • Borja Suarez tallied a hat trick in one game and an assist in the other as San Diego Christian won both of its games on the road last week. In the 3-0 win at Menlo, the freshman midfielder assisted on one goal. In the 8-0 win at Pacific Union, Suarez scored 3 goals.
  • September 30, 2013
    • Defensive Player of the Week
      • Dean Brune - Arizona Christian
      • Freshman - 5-9 - Defender - Phoenix, Ariz.
      • Freshman defender Dean Brune was instrumental in both shutouts by Arizona Christian on road. In addition he recorded the assists on the game-winning goal in both contests against schools from the Cal-Pac Athletic Conference in Northern California.
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • Carlos Villa - Arizona Christian
      • Junior - 6-1 - Midfielder - Glendale, Ariz.
      • Carlos Villa tallied 5 points as Arizona Christian won two shut-out victories on the road. In the 7-0 win at Pacific Union, the junior midfielder had 3 assists. Then in the 3-0 win at Cal Maritime, he netted the game-winning goal.
  • October 7, 2013
    • Defensive Player of the Week
      • Jordan Brinkley - Concordia
      • Freshman - 6-1 - Goalkeeper - Fullerton, Calif.
      • Jordan Brinkley shutout Arizona Christian in the second half, and allowed only one goal against No. 8 Biola on the road as Concordia won both of its conference games last week. The freshman keeper made one save against Biola and improved to 4-3. He is fourth in the GSAC in goals against per game. Brinkley leads the GSAC with 27 saves.
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • Mario Soto - Concordia
      • Junior - 6-0 - Forward - San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
      • Mario Soto scored two huge goals as unranked Concordia defeated No. 8 Biola on the road. The junior forward is eighth in the GSAC in points per game (1.13) and eighth in assists per game (.38).
  • October 14, 2013
    • Defensive Player of the Week
      • Luca Licciardi - Vanguard
      • Sophomore - 6-1 - Goalkeeper - Sparks, Nev.
      • No goals were scored against Luca Licciardi of Vanguard last week. The sophomore goalkeeper played all 110 minutes in Vanguard's double-overtime tie with San Diego Christian, recording eight saves to hold the Hawks scoreless. He then shut-out Arizona Christian in the first half before Vanguard's back-up goalie allowed the Firestorm's lone score.
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • Carlos Villa - Arizona Christian
      • Junior - 6-1 - Midfielder - Glendale, Ariz.
      • Carlos Villa scored both goals as unranked Arizona Christian upset No. 8 Biola, 2-0. The junior midfielder scored the lone goal in a loss to Vanguard from a deep shot outside the box, to total three goals for the week. Villa is second in the GSAC in goals (11) and points (27).
  • October 21, 2013
    • Defensive Player of the Week
      • Cameron Riley - San Diego Christian
      • Senior - 6-0 - Goalkeeper - Bakersfield, Calif.
      • Cameron Riley made six saves while allowing only one goal in two complete games in goal as San Diego Christian won both of its conference games last week. He made three saves and allowed a goal in the 2-1 win over No. 18 Biola. The senior goalkeeper then made three more saves in the 2-0 shutout of The Master's College.
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • lsaac Gettis - Concordia
      • Freshman - 6-4 - Forward - Des Moines, Wash.
      • Isaac Gettis scored two goals and added an assist as Concordia won its eighth-straight game and went to improve to 6-0 in the GSAC. The freshman forward scored an unassisted game-winner at Westmont. Gettis put home the first goal in the 2-1 win at Hope International and then assisted on the game-winner.
  • October 28, 2013
    • Defensive Player of the Week
      • JT Addington - Biola
      • Sophomore - 5-1 - Goalkeeper - Livermore, Calif.
      • JT Addington picked up his seventh and eighth shutouts of the season last week, turning away five shots in No. 22 Biola's two conference wins. After a shutout against Hope International, The sophomore goalkeeper kept No. 12 Concordia off the scoreboard en route to Biola handing Concordia its first home loss since 2011. Addington lowered his GAA to 0.78, which is second in the GSAC.
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • Joey O'Keefe - Biola
      • Sophomore - 6-0 - Midfielder - Victorville, Calif.
      • Joey O'Keefe doubled his season goal output with three goals over the course of No. 22-ranked Biola's two wins last week. He scored two goals in the win against Hope International. The sophomore midfielder then scored the game-winning goal at No. 12 Concordia to seal Biola's 3-0 victory which ended Concordia's 9-game winning streak and 17-match home winning streak. He has had three game-winners this season.
  • November 4, 2013
    • Defensive Player of the Week
      • Josh Glover - Westmont
      • Sophomore - 6-0 - Goalkeeper - Norwich, England
      • Josh Glover produced two brilliant saves in the final five minutes to preserve a 1-0 victory over Hope International on Wednesday. With just under five minutes to play, the sophomore goalkeeper punched a rocketed shot by Jesse Sandoval over the cross bar. With 37 seconds remaining, Glover dove to his left to deny a penalty kick that was headed just inside the near post.
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • Jonathan Yeeles - Westmont
      • Junior - 6-2 - Midfielder - Pacifica, Calif.
      • Jonathan Yeelse recorded the lone goal in Westmont's 1-0 win over Hope International. The junior midfielder scored an equalizer in Westmont 3-1 win over Vanguard that earned the Warriors a first-round home game in the GSAC playoffs. He was also awarded an assist on the game winner. Yeeles co-leads the Warriors with five goals and four assists this season (tied with Nana Akyen) and has recorded three game-winning goals.
  • November 11, 2013
    • Defensive Player of the Week
      • Kevin Kiser - Biola
      • Sophomore - 5-9 - Defender/Midfielder - Costa Mesa, Calif.
      • Kevin Kiser anchored the back line as he led No. 20 Biola to its sixth straight win. The Eagles have allowed just one goal in six games. The senior defender/midfielder added an assist on Biola's first goal of the game, which knotted the GSAC semifinal game vs. Westmont at 1-1. The Eagles of Biola advance to play the Eagles of Concordia in the GSAC Championship on Nov. 9.
    • Offensive Player of the Week
      • Mario Soto - Concordia
      • Junior - 6-0 - Forward - San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
      • Mario Soto was dominant in the GSAC semifinal match-up against The Master's with two goals and an assist for five points in No. 15 Concordia's 4-2 win, including the eventual game-winning goal. He led the Eagles to their third-straight appearance in the GSAC Championship game, where they will face the Biola Eagles on Nov. 9. The junior is 11th in the NAIA with five game-winning goals.