BAY CITY, Mich. - Ohio Dominican University junior Jakob Szabo (Worthington, Ohio/Thomas Worthington) and Tiffin Univesity junior Jeremy Ashley (Perrysburg, Ohio/Perrysburg) earned GLIAC Men's Soccer Offensive and Defensive "Athlete of the Week" awards, respectively.
GLIAC Men's Soccer "Offensive Athlete of the Week":
Jakob Szabo (Jr./M) - Ohio
Worthington, Ohio/Thomas Worthington
Ohio Dominican University junior Jakob Szabo helped guide the Panthers to a 1-0-1 record last weekend. In the 4-0 shutout against Findlay, Szabo scored the game-winning goal for ODU 26 minutes into the game. The goal was his third of the season. On Sunday, Szabo knocked in the most important goal of the season, tying the Cavaliers 2-2 in the 82nd minute to keep the Panthers unbeaten streak alive and champion hopes alive. The Panthers ended the regular season with a 10 game unbeaten streak and came back home as the GLIAC co-champions.
GLIAC Men's Soccer Weekly Honor Roll: Ryan Poyle - UF, Stuart Campbell - LE, Kelvin Aquino - MU, Jean-Baptiste Gaillac - NU, Tyler Channell - SV, Andre Varvalho-Landell - TU, Jeremy Dietrich - WU.
2013 GLIAC Men's Soccer Athletes of the Week: (9/11)Smart Osadolor - Tiffin; (9/17) Andrew Schwall - Ohio Dominican; (9/24) Alfred Majer - Lake Erie; (9/30) Smart Osadolor - Tiffin, (10/9) Brent Wahle - OD, (10/16) Brent Wahle - OD, (10/23) Chris Lynch - WU, (10/30) Karl Jones - TU, (11/6) Jakob Szabo - OD.
GLIAC Men's Soccer "Defensive Athlete of the Week":
Jeremy Ashley (Jr./GK) -
Tiffin University jurnior goal keeper Jeremy Ashley went 1-0-1 for the week as the Dragons earned a share of the GLIAC regular season title. He posted four saves in 110 minutes in a 1-1 tie at Saginaw Valley State, then had three saves while preserving a 2-1 win at Northwood. Ashley currently ranks second in the GLIAC in goals against (13) and is second in goals against average (0.77). He rank sixth in saves (60) and third in save percentage (.822) among GLIAC goal keepers.
GLIAC Men's Soccer Weekly Honor Roll: Joe McClanahan - UF, Laurence McKay - NU, Trevor Gates - OD, Aaron Gerwig - SV, Justin Nolan - WU.
2013 GLIAC Men's Soccer Athletes of the Week: (9/11) Samuel Oki - Tiffin; (9/17) Jeremy Ashley - Tiffin; (9/24) Aaron Gerwig - SVSU; (9/30) Emmanuel Adjei - Tiffin, Stephen Saddler - TU, (10/16) Aaron Gerwig - SV, (10/23) Filip Ljubevski - LE, (10/30) Oliver Verdult - TU, (11/6) Jeremy Ashley - TU.