MEN’S SOCCER VOTE: Who has the Most Feared Shot?

With three weeks in the books for the 2017 Men’s Soccer season, there are quite a few forwards that are finding the net with regularity. Take a look at some of the top scorers making an impact so far this season, and cast your vote for the one that has the best shot!

(All stats and rankings are good through games played 9/19 – voting ends 9/27 at 5:00pm central)

Troy Remillard – Western New England

Western New England’s Troy Remillard (WNE Athletics photo)

12 Total Goals (1st)
2 Goals/Game (1st)
24 Points (T1st)
3.00 Shots on Goal/Game (2nd)
6.00 Shots/Game (T6th)

NCAA D3 goals leader Troy Remillard found the back of the net once in each half during the WNE win over Bard, the second of which served as the game-winner in the contest. During the Golden Bears 5-1 victory over Elms, Remillard recorded his second hat-trick of the season, blasting a game-high eight shots.

Max Lopez – UChicago

UChicago’s Max Lopez (Maroon Athletics photo)

4 Game Winning Goals (T1)
8 Total Goals (T6th)
18 Points (T8th)

UChicago junior forward Max Lopez leads the Maroon offense with eight goals. Lopez has had the game-winner in four of the six UChicago wins which is tied for the lead in all of D3 in that category.

Lopez has been named the University Athletic Association Offensive Player of the Week twice this season. His last accolade came after a weekend with back-to-back games, recording four goals and one assist. He tallied the second hat trick of his career with three scores against St. Norbert, then tallied another in a 3-1 win at No. 22-ranked Carthage.

Braden Andryk – MSOE

MSOE Braden Andryk (Austin Calderone/MSOE Athletics photo)

6.60 Shots/Game (2nd)
3.20 Shots on Goal/Game (6th)
1.20 Goals/Game (T17th)

Raider senior Braden Andryk notched his 60th career goal in a recent 2-1 OT loss to Dubuque, leaving him a goal shy of the all-time lead at MSOE. An assist against Pacific Sept. 3 moved Andryk past Jeff Stoxen for second in school history in career points and a four-goal game against Lawrence moved him past Stoxen for second all-time in career goals.

Alonso Fragoso – Marian (WI)

Marian (WI)’s Alonso Fragoso (Marian Athletics photo)

24 Points (T1st)
11 Total Goals (2nd)
1.33 Goals/Game (T9th)

Marian (WI) senior forward Alonso Fragoso scored eight goals in a three-game span to lead Marian to a 2-1 record during last week’s action. Fragoso opened the week with an eight-point game against Ripon where he scored three goals with two assists, then added an 11-point game against MacMurray, scoring five goals and one assist.

Fragoso was named the Northern Atlantics Collegiate Conference Player of the Week, and became the nation’s leading scorer with the 19-point week and moved into third place on the all-time Marian men’s soccer scoring list.

Liam McLoughin – Kings (PA)

(Photo: Bob Ziadie, King’s College Director of Sports Information)

1.67 Goals/Game (3rd)
10 Total Goals (T3rd)
20 Points (6th)

Kings (PA) freshman Liam McLoughlin earned his first MAC Freedom Conference weekly award after scoring four goals in two games, including his second career hat trick for the Monarchs during last week’s action.

McLoughlin scored all three of King’s goals in a 3-1 victory at Well, tallying his first two goals about a minute apart from each other early in the first half. He scored his third goal in the final five minutes to put the game away with the Monarchs holding a 2-1 lead.

In King’s 3-1 setback at SUNY New Paltz, McLoughlin closed out the week with the Monarch’s lone goal and has now scored 10 goals for 20 points in six games this season including two hat tricks.

Aiden Cserhat – Drew

Drew’s Aiden Cserhat (Drew Athletics photo)

9 Total Goals (T4th)
21 Points (4th)
1.29 Goals/Game (T13th)

Drew’s Aidan Cserhat scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 83rd minute, to lift the Rangers (6-0-1) to a 2-1 victory over Manhattanville (2-4-0) last weekend. With the win, the Rangers moved to 6-0-1 for the second time in three seasons.

Cserhat has nine goals on the season and leads the Rangers, who are the national leaders in both scoring offense (4.43) and points per game (12.43). Drew has scored at least five goals in four of its seven games this season. The Rangers’ 31 total goals are third-most in the nation.

Patrick Santini – Gettysburg

Gettysburg’s Patrick Santini (Gettysburg Athletics photo)

4 Game Winning Goals in 5 Game – (T1)
1.60 Goals/Game – (4th)
18 Points (T8th)

A two-time Centennial Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, Gettysburg senior forward has had a torrid start for the Bullets, scoring all three of his team’s goals while netting his second career hat trick in Gettysburg’s 3-0 victory at Washington in its Centennial Conference opener. Santini struck for all three of his tallies in the game’s opening 16 minutes for Gettysburg, which is 5-0 for the first time since 1998.

For the season, Santini has racked up 18 points on eight goals and two assists. He has already set a career-high for goals after scoring seven in each of the past two years. Santini leads the conference in points and is tied for the lead in goals.

Achim Younker – Johns Hopkins

John’s Hopkins Achim Younker (JHU Ahthletics photo)

3 Game Winning Goals (T3rd)
6 Total Goals (T6th)
1.33 Goals/Game (T9th)

Johns Hopkins Achim Younker leads the Blue Jays in goals with seven so far this season. Younker’s game winner against Haverford was his third game-winner of the season and he has scored in five of the Blue Jays’ six games this season.  His hat-trick against Frostburg during the first week of 2017 was the first of his career and earned the sophomore his first Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week honor. The Blue Jays’ 6-0 start is their best since the 2007 season.



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