Big South Announces Men's Soccer Players of the Week
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BigSouthSports.com) - Radford midfielder Bernardo Ulmo has been tabbed the Big South Men's Soccer Attacking Player of the Week, while Gardner-Webb goalkeeper Scott Krotee garnered Big South Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for games played Oct. 1-7, the League announced today.
Ulmo, a junior from Sao Paulo, Brazil, notched two goals and a pair of assists to lead the Highlanders to a 2-0 record last week. He got his week started with a goal and an assist in the 3-0 win over Longwood on Oct. 3. Against the Lancers, Ulmo put the Highlanders on the board in the fourth minute and later assisted on Ramzi Dridi's strike in the 77th minute. Three days later against Presbyterian College, Ulmo assisted on Chel Ho Park Kim's equalizer in the 37th minute. He got a goal of his own in the 56th minute as found the back of the net off his own rebound to give the Highlanders the 3-1 win. The honor is his first Big South Attacking Player of the Week nod this season.
Krotee, a redshirt senior from West Lawn, Pa., notched 11 saves to help the Runnin' Bulldogs to a 2-0 record last week. Against Appalachian State on Oct. 2, Krotee turned away nine Mountaineer attacks in 106 minutes in goal. Three days later against VMI, he posted 90 minutes of shutout soccer with a pair of saves. The honor is his first Big South Defensive Player of the Week plaudit this season.
Also nominated for Men's Soccer Attacking Player of the Week for Week 7: Mitchell Cardenas (Campbell), Ashton Bennett (Coastal Carolina) and Marius Hammersmark (Gardner-Webb).
Also nominated for Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for Week 7: Kody Palmer (High Point), Scott Sutarik (Liberty), Tyler Beadle (Presbyterian College), James Jordan (Radford) and Daniel Kitchen (VMI).
Big South Men's Soccer Attacking Player of the Week
Aug. 28 - Ashton Bennett, Coastal Carolina
Sept. 4 - Shane Malcolm, High Point
Sept. 11 - Devin Pierce, Longwood
Sept. 18 - Mamadee Nyepon, HighPoint
Sept. 25 - Marc Segarra, Winthrop
Oct. 2 - Alex Isern, Winthrop
Oct. 10 - Bernardo Ulmo, Radford
Big South Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week
Aug. 28 - Ethan Hall, Campbell
Sept. 4 - Scott Shewfelt, Coastal Carolina
Sept. 11 - Kody Palmer, High Point
Sept. 18 - Uchenna Uzo, Coastal Carolina
Sept. 25 - Dario Redono, Radford
Oct. 2 - Fejiro Okiomah, High Point
Oct. 10 - Scott Krotee, Gardner-Webb