2008 Northern Athletics Conference Men's Soccer Weekly Awards

November 3-9

Edwin Lagunas, Dominican University
...5-10...Freshman...Forward...Waukegan, Ill. (Carmel Catholic)...
Lagunas had two goals and an assist in Saturday’s NAC Tournament Final, and netted a goal last Tuesday in the NAC Tournament Semifinals against Edgewood College.

Other nominees: none


October 27-November 2

Chase Corricelli, Aurora University
...5-11...Senior...Forward...Peoria, Ill. (Notre Dame)...
Corricelli continued his attack on the AU men's soccer record books. In AU's 8-0 win over Concordia University Chicago, Corricelli tallied a hat-trick and an assist. With the seven points on the day, he became AU's all-time career points leader to go along with his career goals record. In the NAC tournament opening round victory over Lakeland, he added a goal and assist helping AU advance to the semifinals. He currently has 129 points and 59 goals in his career.

Other nominees: Jake Andreska (Edgewood College), Edgar Albarran (Wisconsin Lutheran College).


October 20-26

Michael Kapusta, Dominican University
...6-0...Sophomore...Midfielder...Bartlett, Ill. (Bartlett)...
Kapusta helped the Stars to a 2-0-1 record in Central Region action last week, logging three goals and three assists. In a 4-0 win over Millikin last Tuesday, Kapusta was one of four Stars that scored in the game. Then in a 3-3 tie on the road at Washington University-St. Louis in double-overtime, Kapusta factored in all three of the Stars' goals, assisting on the Stars' first two goals and then scoring the game-tying goal in the 78th minute. On Sunday, Kapusta assisted on a goal and scored on a direct kick in the Stars' 5-2 win over St. Norbert College.

Other nominees: Shane Sullivan (Edgewood College), Adam Benson (Lakeland College), Jose Hernandez (Marian University), Joe Westrich (MSOE), Cameron Teske (Wisconsin Lutheran College).


October 13-19

Chase Corricelli, Aurora University
...5-10...Senior...Forward...Peoria, Ill. (Notre Dame)...
Corricelli helped AU go unbeaten on the week while becoming AU's all-time leading goal scorer -- 55 career goals, surpassing the previous mark of 52. On the week, Corricelli tallied three goals and two assists. In AU's 6-0 win at Rockford, he scored his 53rd and 54th career goals.

Other nominees: Michael Kapusta (Dominican University), Greg Dezell (Edgewood College), Jose Hernandez (Marian University).


October 6-12

Ryan Malo, Lakeland College
...5-10...Junior...Midfielder...Beach Park, Ill. (Zion-Benton)...
Malo lead Lakeland with four goals and four assists as the Muskies defeated Edgewood College and Finlandia University last week.

Other nominees: Mike Emma (Aurora University), Matt Kochanowski (Dominican University), Andriy Apetrey (Edgewood College), John Varebrook (MSOE).


September 29-October 5

Kevin Fitchett, Lakeland College
...5-10...Senior...Midfielder...Green Bay, Wis. (Preble)...
Fitchett lead Lakeland with three goals in victories against Maranatha Baptist and Wisconsin Lutheran as the Muskies improved to 4-1 in NAC play.

Other nominees: Chase Corricelli (Aurora University), Matt Kochanowski (Dominican University), Jerrid Dokey (Edgewood College), Matt Birschbach (Wisconsin Lutheran College).


September 22-28

Matt Kochanowski, Dominican University
...5-10...Senior...Forward...Arlington Heights, Ill. (Fremd)...
In his first week back from injury, Kochanowski returned to score four goals in a pair of Northern Athletics Conference victories. In a 10-0 win over Rockford College last Wednesday, Kochanowski came off the Stars' bench in the first half to score his fourth goal of the season before returning to the Stars' bench for the second half. Then on Saturday, in a 4-1 win over Edgewood College, Kochanowski started his first game since Sept. 3, and logged three first half goals, including what proved to be the game-winning goal.

Other nominees: Chase Corricelli (Aurora University), Chase Corricelli (Benedictine University), Greg Dezell (Edgewood College), Ryan Malo (Lakeland College).


September 15-21

Jerrid Dokey, Edgewood College
...5-6...Junior...Forward...Green Bay, Wis. (Southwest)...
Dokey scored three goals and added two assists in leading the Eagles to a 1-1 record on the week. The junior forward’s two goals and two assists led to an 8-0 win over Concordia Chicago on Saturday.

Other nominees: Steve Samuel (Concordia University Wisconsin), Lionel Tovar (Dominican University), Kevin Fitchett (Lakeland College), Rob Ogden (Marian University), Matt Birschbach (Wisconsin Lutheran College).


September 8-14

Chase Corricelli, Aurora University
...5-10...Senior...Forward...Peoria, Ill. (Notre Dame)...
Corricelli had a hat trick in AU's 6-1 win over Lawrence University and moved in to second on AU's all-time scoring list with 45 career goals. He also added an assist in the win, accounting for points on four of AU's six goals.

Other nominees: Jerrid Dokey (Edgewood College), Ted Cormier (Lakeland College), Tanner Taylor (Rockford College).


September 1-7

Plamen Pamukov, Dominican University
...6-1...Senior...Midfielder...Addison, Ill. (East Leyden)...
Pamukov scored five goals in three games to open the 2008 season. Pamukov opened the season with his second career hat trick as he tallied three scores in the Stars' 8-0 win over Maranatha Baptist Bible College last Monday. Pamukov then notched two goals in the Stars' 4-0 win over MSOE.

Other nominees: Andriy Apetrey (Edgewood College), Ross Soukup (Lakeland College), Edgar Albarran (Wisconsin Lutheran College).


August 29-31

Chase Corricelli, Aurora University
...5-10...Senior...Forward...Peoria, Ill. (Notre Dame)...
Corricelli had two goals in AU's season opening overtime victory, 3-2, over the College of Wooster. The two goals give him 40 for his career.

Other nominees: Gianluca Zicchi (Concordia University Chicago), Andy Witek (Edgewood College).