Alex Vidizzoni Earns NAIA Defensive Player of the Week Honors

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KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Alex Vidizzoni of Oklahoma Wesleyan University has been named the NAIA Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday. Roberto Fernandez Garrido of Milligan (Tenn.) was named the NAIA National Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. The two student-athletes were nominated for their performances during the week of Oct. 21 – 27 and were selected out of a pool of conference and Association of Independent Institutions award winners.

Defensive Player of the Week

Alex Vidizzoni, Oklahoma Wesleyan

SO., G, Camino al Tagliamento (UD)

  • Totaled 15 saves this week
  • Helped the Eagles to three clean sheets this week
  • Vidizzoni held opponents in seven straight games

 

Offensive Nominees: Louie Perez, Missouri Baptist ; Kareem Salem, Marymount California ; Allando Brown, Corban (Ore.) ; Salvador Nunez, Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) ; Marcelo Talamas, Grace (Ind.) ; Giovanny Gomes, Menlo (Calif.) ; Okan Golge, Morningside (Iowa) ; Alberto Pangrazzi, Central Methodist (Mo.) ; Stefan Cvetanovic, Oklahoma Wesleyan ; Thierry Jules, Life (Ga.) ; Guilherme Alencar, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Brian Okpala, LSU Alexandria (La.) ; Sam Coxon, Brescia (Ky.) ; Amilcar Gonzalez, John Brown (Ark.) ; Victor Pimentel, Mobile (Ala.) ; Jake Van Der Luit, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Anthony Tucker, Concordia (Mich.)

Defensive Nominees: Vicente Alamos, Lyon (Ark.) ; Gustavo Siquiera, Point (Ga.) ; Ramon Garcia, Marymount California ; Erik Mattice, Eastern Oregon ; Britten Wolff, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Colton Wottring, Grace (Ind.) ; Oscar Sierra, Hope International (Calif.) ; Matthew Ricci, Midland (Neb.) ; Patrik Zwingenberger, Grand View (Iowa) ; Owen Stott, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Erik Faeltstroem, Houston-Victoria (Texas) ; Ruben Burgos Rubio, Brescia (Ky.) ; Austen Parker, Mid-America Christian (Okla.) ; Michael Samnik, Mobile (Ala.) ; Alex Marciulonis, Johnson & Wales (Fla.) ; Andrea Ghiggini, Aquinas (Mich.)

Original Article via NAIA