2010 Northern Athletics Conference Men's Soccer Weekly Awards

November 1-7

Kevin Soderstrom, Aurora University
...5-10...Senior...Goalkeeper...Geneva, Ill. (Geneva)...
Soderstrom shut out MSOE 2-0 in the NAC semifinal game to advance AU into the NAC tournament final. AU fell to Dominican in the championship game, but Soderstrom kept the Spartans in the contest before falling 2-0.

Other nominees: none


October 25-31

Nick Helmer, Aurora University
...5-10...Senior...Forward...Geneva, Ill. (Geneva)...
Helmer tallied two goals in the Spartans' 6-0 win at Benedictine. His game winning goal gave him a team high four on the season and secured AU with a bye in the opening round of the NAC tournament.

Other nominees: Paul Domann (Edgewood), Cameron Teske (Wisconsin Lutheran)


October 18-24

Nick Helmer, Aurora University
...5-10...Senior...Forward...Geneva, Ill. (Geneva)...
Helmer had a goal in both of the Spartan victories on the week including the game winning goal in AU's 1-0 win over Lakeland.

Other nominees: Jesse Ortiz (Benedictine), Zach Miller (Edgewood), Mario Pinto (Marian)


October 11-17

Jim Kelly, Aurora University
...5-11...Junior...Forward...Shorewood, Ill. (Minooka)...
Kelly tallied three goals in two games for the Spartans. He had one goal in the 4-1 win over Rockford and two goals in the 6-0 victory at Marian.

Other nominees: Greg Dezell (Edgewood), Kevin Vigneault (Maranatha), Dan Hosko (MSOE)


October 4-10

Greg Dezell, Edgewood College
...5-10...Senior...Forward...Oconomowoc,, Wis. (Oconomowoc,)...
The senior led the Eagles to a 3-0 week, having a hand in three of the Eagles' six goals. He tallied the only goal in Edgewood's 1-0 win over MSOE and a scored his other goal in the Eagles' 2-0 victory over Rockford. His only assist was a crucial one as it came in double overtime against St. Norbert to give the Eagles the 3-2 win to cap the week.

Other nominees: Jeremy Hardy (Lakeland), Dan Hosko (MSOE), Trevor Schwartz (Wisconsin Lutheran)


September 27-October 3

Mario Pinto, Marian University
...5-10...Freshman...Forward...Sheboygan, Wis. (South)...
The rookie scored a goal in each of Marian's NAC victories this past week, including the game-winner versus Edgewood on Tuesday.

Other nominees: Nick Helmer (Aurora), Adam Benson (Lakeland), Kevin Vigneault (Maranatha), Rafael Arndt (MSOE)


September 20-26

Jake Parnau, Wisconsin Lutheran College
...5-11...Senior...Midfielder...Milwaukee, Wis. (Greendale)...
Parnau propelled Wisconsin Lutheran to its first two wins of the season by scoring four goals and adding four assists in three games played. He tallied three goals and three assists in the Warriors’ 14-0 nonconference win over Finlandia University on Thursday, before scoring the game-winning goal and assisting on another in WLC’s 2-1 conference win at Maranatha on Saturday.

Other nominees: Brett Wegleitner (Aurora), Kyle Joss (Concordia Chicago), Andrew Aurit (Edgewood), Alex Piekrski (Lakeland)


September 13-19

Nick Helmer, Aurora University
...5-10...Senior...Forward...Geneva, Ill. (Geneva)...
Helmer was involved in each of the Spartans' three scores last week. He had the game-winning goal on a penalty kick against Concordia Wisconsin in a 1-0 victory on Sunday, while earlier in the week he added a goal and assist in AU's 2-2 tie against Wheaton (Ill.).

Other nominees: Nate Hedrinton (Edgewood), Jeremy Hardy (Lakeland)


September 6-12

Ethan Cashen, Aurora University
...6-6...Sophomore...Goalkeeper...Bloomington, Ill. (Normal)...
Cashen earned both victories on the week for the Spartans at the net, accumulating just a 0.98 goals against average in the two contests. He recorded seven saves on the week in both 2-1 victories, including an overtime victory at Edgewood in the conference-opener.

Other nominees: Kyle Koenig (Edgewood), Jose Hernandez (Marian), Mariano Suaso-Rodriguez (MSOE)


August 30-September 5

Timothy Solarek, Maranatha Baptist Bible College
...6-0...Senior...Midfielder...Greenwood, Ind. (Suburban Christian)...
Solarek scored four goals in a pair of 4-1 victories last weekend, which included a hat trick versus Great Lake Christian on Saturday.

Other nominees: Greg Dezell (Edgewood), Dalton Witalison (Lakeland)