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Regional College Roundup: Week 3

Conference games are starting, shaking up the standings.

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Two weeks of college soccer is in the books and the standings have changed quite a bit in just a week ended. Here are some of the highlights from week number two.

Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference

The NSIC had a slate of conference games over the last week. Only Minnesota State and Concordia-St. Paul have not played a conference game in the first two weeks. Three schools (Bemidji State, Mary, and Minnesota-Duluth) remain undefeated after two weeks, while four schools (Minnesota-Crookston, MSU-Moorhead, Southwest Minnesota State, and Upper Iowa) remain winless. Nationally, Minnesota State Mavericks have dropped from #10 to #15 in the most recent poll. Here are the Standings with matches played through 9/13/17.

NSIC Standings

School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
Bemidji State 5 - 0 15 7 - 0
Minnesota State 5 - 0 15 7 - 1
Augustana 4-0-1 13 5-1-2
Minnesota-Duluth 3-1-1 10 6-1-1
Concordia-St. Paul 3-1-1 10 5-2-1
Mary 2-2-1 7 4-2-1
Sioux Falls 2-2-1 7 3-4-1
Winona State 2-2-1 7 3-4-1
St. Cloud State 2 - 3 6 4 - 4
Minot State 2 - 3 6 3-4-1
Northern State 2 - 3 6 3 - 4
Wayne State 1-2-2 5 2-3-3
MSU-Moorhead 1-3-1 4 1-4-2
Upper Iowa 1-3-1 4 1-5-1
Southwest Minnesota State 0 - 5 0 0 - 7
Minnesota-Crookston 0 - 5 0 0 - 7
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The NSIC also announced it’s second set of Players of the Week for 2017. Skye Finley (Minnesota-Duluth) was named the Offensive Player of the Week. She scored two game winning goals for the Bulldogs over the past week, the first of which off a corner in a 2-0 win over Northern Michigan and the second led UMD to their first win over Michigan Tech since 2013.

The Defensive Player of the Week was Miranda Famestad (Bemidji State). Famestad led the defensive effort that has shutout all of it’s opponents through 3 games. Taylor Machacek (Augustana) was named the Goalkeeper of the Week. She recorded two-five save shutouts last week against #17 Fort Hays State and Emporia State. Machacek now has 19 shutouts and has been named NSIC Player of the Week three times in her career.

Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

The MIAC again had a plethora of non-conference games last week and on Wednesday played the first conference games. After one week, the top half of the MIAC Men’s standings all had undefeated records, but no one is left unbeaten after St. Mary’s loss in their first conference game. St. Olaf is the only winless team reamining. On the women’s side of the MIAC, two schools (St. Ben’s and St. Thomas) remain unbeaten after two weeks. St. Catherine is still winless after two weeks. Nationally, St. Benedict has been ranked #22 in the most recent poll, St. Thomas dropped from #3 to #11 in the most recent men’s poll. Here are the Standings with matches played through 9/13/17.

MIAC Men’s Standings

School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
St. Thomas 4 - 0 12 8 - 1
Macalester 3 - 0 9 6-2-1
Augsburg 2 - 1 6 6 - 3
Gustavus Adolphus 2 - 2 6 6 - 4
Hamline 2 - 2 6 6 - 4
St. Olaf 2 - 2 6 2 - 7
St. John's 1-2-1 4 2-4-1
Carleton 1 - 2 3 6 - 3
Bethel 1 - 2 3 3-6-1
St. Mary's 1 - 3 3 5 - 5
Concordia College 0-3-1 1 2-6-1
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MIAC Women’s Standings

School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
Augsburg 3-0-1 10 5-1-1
St. Thomas 3 - 1 9 6-1-1
Gustavus Adolphus 3 - 1 9 6-2-1
Hamline 3 - 1 9 6-3-1
St. Olaf 3 - 1 9 5 - 5
St. Catherine 1-1-2 5 1-4-2
Carleton 1-1-1 4 5-2-1
St. Benedict 1-2-1 4 5-2-1
Bethel 1 - 3 3 4-4-1
Concordia College 1 - 3 3 3-5-1
Macalaster 0-2-1 1 3-3-1
St. Mary's 0 - 4 0 5 - 5
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The MIAC announced its Soccer Athletes of the Week for Week 2 2017. Sean Butcher (St. Mary’s) was named the Men’s Soccer Athlete of the Week. The Cardinals Midfielder ran roughshot last week getting a goal and three assists to help move St. Mary’s to 4-0 for the first time since 1986.

Jaime Hasama (Macalaster) was selected by the MIAC as the Women’s Soccer Athlete of the Week. Hasama scored two game winning goals, both in Overtime last week, to move the Scots to 2-1 on the season. She now has 7 game winning goals in her career at Macalaster.

Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

The UMAC had played a mix of non-conference and conference games this week. After two weeks, no programs remain unbeaten and all programs had at least one win. Nationally, no schools are ranked in the most recent polls. Here are the Standings with matches played through 9/13/17.

UMAC Men’s Standings

School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
St. Scholastica 4 - 0 12 6 - 2
Northwestern 3-0-1 10 4-2-2
Martin Luther 3 - 0 9 4 - 3
UW-Superior 2-0-1 7 5-3-1
Minnesota-Morris 1-2-1 4 3-4-1
Northland 1 - 3 3 2 - 6
North Central 0-2-2 2 2-3-2
Crown 0-3-1 1 1-7-1
Bethany Lutheran 0 - 4 0 1 - 8
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UMAC Women’s Standings

School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
School Conf Record Conf. Points Ovr. Record
Martin Luther 3-0-1 10 4-2-2
St. Scholastica 3-0-1 10 4-3-2
Northwestern 2-0-1 7 2-5-1
Northland 1-0-3 6 2-3-3
Minnesota-Morris 1-2-1 4 3-5-1
UW-Superior 1-2-1 4 2-6-1
Bethany Lutheran 1 - 2 3 2 - 6
North Central 1 - 3 3 4 - 4
Crown 0 - 4 0 0 - 9
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The UMAC announced it’s Soccer Players of the Week for Week 2 2017. Luke Buckton (St. Scholastica) was named as the Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Buckton scored three goals in two games for the Saints which included the Game Winner against Bethel. Cody Christ (Minnesota-Morris) was named the Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week after he recording two shutouts, including a six save effort against Concordia College.

Molly Hancuh (Minnesota-Morris) was named the Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Hancuh tallied 14 points over there games for the Cougars which included 3 three goals and two assists in the 9-0 win over Rockford and two goals in the 4-3 win over Wisconsin Lutheran. Defensively the UMAC named Samantha Dewey (Northwestern) as the Women’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for the 2nd time this season. She recorded a whopping 13 saves for the Eagles in a 1-0 loss to Bethel and another 11 saves against Carleton.

Week 3 Schedule

Due to the large amount of games links will be provided for each Conference’s Schedule

NSIC Women’s

MIAC Men’s

MIAC Women’s

UMAC Men’s

UMAC Women’s