Zach Wright 2016 North Carolina Boston College

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Joe Amico | Jacksonville | DF | Senior

Started Jacksonville's 2-1 win over Lipscomb


Paul Dean | Rockhurst | DF | Senior

Started Rockhurst's 0-0 draw at University of Missouri - St. Louis and their 2-0 win over Maryville. Rockhurst is now 7-0-1 with a 5-0-1 record in conference play.


Adam Lightner | Northern Illinois | DF | Senior

Started and tallied one shot attempt in a 2-0 loss to IUPUI.


Wes White | Coastal Carolina | FW | RS Junior

Tallied two shot attempts with one on goal in a 2-1 win over Radford and one shot attempt in 32 minutes of action in a 2-0 win over College of Charleston.


Heath Honold | West Virginia | MF | Junior

Recorded two shots in 55 minutes of action in a 1-0 win over UNC-Greensboro. 


Mason Leonard | Drake | DF | Junior

Started Drake's 3-2 loss to Illinois-Chicago and came off the bench in the team's 2-1 loss to Western Michigan.


Matt Lewis | Fordham | DF | Junior
Played 110 minutes in a 1-0 win over Columbia.
JoJo Piatzcyc | West Virginia | MF | Junior

Tallied two shots with one on goal in a 1-0 win over UNC-Greensboro.


Cole Stevenson | Fordham | FW | Junior
Started and played 84 minutes in a 1-0 win over Columbia.
Zach Wright | North Carolina | FW | Junior
Tallied two assists to increase his team lead to five in a 5-0 win over Boston College.

Bryce Gibson | Creighton | DF | Sophomore

Played 35 minutes off the bench in Creighton's 3-0 win over Loyola-Chicago.


Nic Jaimes | Drake | MF | Sophomore

Tallied an assist in 76 minutes of action in a 3-2 loss to Illinois-Chicago and recorded two shots on goal in a 2-1 loss to Western Michigan.


Zane Moxley | Air Force | DF | Sophomore
Did not feature this past week.
Alexis Quevedo | UNLV | MF | Sophomore
Did not feature this past week.
Hector Solorio | Niagara | MF | Sophomore

Played 79 minutes and recorded one shot attempt in Niagara's 1-0 overtime win over Quinnipiac.


Tucker Stephenson | West Virginia | FW | Sophomore

Played 50 minutes in a 1-0 win over UNC-Greensboro.


Ryan Kellogg | West Virginia | DF | Freshman

Started and played 90 minutes in a 1-0 win over UNC-Greensboro.


John Leisman | Yale | FW | Freshman

Tallied three shot attempts in a 3-0 loss to New Hampshire.


Logan Lucas | West Virginia | DF | Freshman

Started and played 65 minutes in a 1-0 win over UNC-Greensboro.


Absalom Solorio | Niagara | MF | Freshman

Played 96 minutes as Niagara earned an overtime win over Quinnipiac in conference play.


Paul Whitener | Marshall | MF | Freshman

Started and played 70 minutes in a 1-0 win over Florida Atlantic and assisted on Marshall's lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Evansville.