This season the ECNL will feature the college corner, a section highlighting standout ECNL alums who were named Players of the Week from their respective NCAA Division 1 conferences around the country. This week features four players who were outstanding on the field for their college teams.
Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Camryn Evans – Michigan State
ECNL Club – Michigan Hawks
Evans netted the first Spartan hat trick since 2019 in Michigan State’s 4-2 win over No. 19 Colorado on Sunday. The win marked Michigan State’s first win over a ranked opponent since 2016. During her time in the ECNL, Evans helped lead the Michigan Hawks to the ECNL National Championship in 2014 and 2017.
⚽️ WEEKLY AWARDS ⚽️
🔹Posted a hat trick in Michigan State’s 4-2 win over No. 19 Colorado on Sunday
🔹Became the first Spartan with a three-goal match since 2019
— Big Ten Soccer (@B1GSoccer) September 13, 2022
ASUN Women’s Player of the Week
Cynthia Bagozzi – Jacksonville State
ECNL Club – Orlando City Youth Soccer
Bagozzi recorded a hat trick in the opening 30 minutes of Jacksonville State’s 4-1 win over Alabama State. The hat trick was the first by a Jacksonville State player since 2014. While in the ECNL, Bagozzi played for Orlando City Youth Soccer, helping lead them to the National Finals in 2016.
After turning in the program's 🔟th hat trick to help lead the @JSUGamecocksSOC squad to victory over the Hornets of Alabama State (4-1), Cynthia Bagozzi is the #ASUNWSOC Player of the Week for the 1⃣st time‼️⚽️🔥
— ASUN Soccer⚽ (@ASUNSoccer) September 13, 2022
CAA Rookie of the Week
Webb Kosich – William & Mary
ECNL Club – Maryland United FC
Kosich scored his second goal of the year in the Tribe’s midweek draw with Longwood. The 30th minute score and the performance earned the freshman his first career start in Saturday’s CAA victory over Delaware. In his time with the ECNL, Kosich was the leading scorer for Maryland United FC in both 2021 and 2022.
𝘾𝘼𝘼 𝙍𝙤𝙤𝙠𝙞𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙒𝙚𝙚𝙠
✅ Scored vs. Longwood
✅ First career start vs. Delaware
— William & Mary Tribe Men's Soccer (@WMTribeMSoccer) September 12, 2022
Summit League Defensive Player of the Week
Meldin Sabotic – Lindenwood
ECNL Club – SLSG
Sabotic was busy between the pipes for the Lions in a week that saw the club earn its first Division I result with a 1-1 draw against Northern Illinois. The freshman from St. Louis made six saves against the Huskies after registering seven in a setback to No. 25/20 Missouri State. Sabotic played for St. Louis Scott Gallagher while in the ECNL.
Meldin Sabotic of the Lindenwood men’s soccer team 🦁⚽️ has earned Summit League Defensive Peak Performer of the Week after making 1️⃣3️⃣ saves in the teams last two matches!
— Lindenwood Lions (@LU_Lions) September 12, 2022