Dalton State's Moore Named National Player Of The Week

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Alberto Ciroi of Baker (Kan.) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week and Santiago Moore of Dalton State (Ga.

) has been named the NAIA National Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, the national office announcedTuesday. Ciroi and Moore were selected based on their performances from Sept. 11 – 17 and were chosen out of a pool of conference, independent and unaffiliated group winners.


Offensive Player of the Week
Santiago MooreDalton State (Ga.)
5-9, So., F, Queens, New York

  • Led Dalton State (Ga.) to two overtime wins, scoring the game-winning golden goal in both games
  • Weekly Stats
    • Three goals scored
    • Three assists
    • Nine total points

Defensive Player of the Week

Alberto Ciroi, Baker (Kan.)
6-3, Fr., GK, Udine, Italy

  • Ciroi helped Baker (Kan.) claim a 2-0 win over defending national champion Hastings (Neb.)
  • Weekly Stats
    • Five saves
    • Two shutouts
    • Shut out defending National Champion on the road

For more information on NAIA Men's Soccer, click here.

For a complete listing of all the national statistical leaders, click here.

Offensive Nominees:
 Juan Carlos Salazar, Park (Mo.); Charlie Clarke, Bryan (Tenn.); Gerves Fagan, Benedictine Mesa (Ariz.); Nate Michaelis, Trinity International (Ill.); Morris Kamara, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Christoffer Bisbo, Providence (Mont.); Roberto Valenzuela, Arizona Christian; Lewis Rathbone, Concordia (Neb.); Diego Navarro, William Penn (Iowa); Branden Sanchez, Saint Mary (Kan.); Wessley Soronellas, Life (Ga.); Jean Bonnin, Waldorf (Iowa); Jorge Garcia, Wiley (Texas); Brad Wilson, Midway (Ky.); Juan Lucas, Science & Arts (Okla.); Leo Thompson, Thomas (Ga.); Rahbar Khan, Siena Heights (Mich.)

Defensive Nominees:
 Gianni Santin, Lyon (Ark.); Dino Jones, Bryan (Tenn.); Tekodah Lobsiger, Marymount (Calif.); Gonzalo Garcia, Southern Oregon; Roy Gean, Calumet (Ind.); Isiah Handspike, Spring Arbor (Mich.); Josh Constant, Westmont (Calif.); Jack Bennett, Concordia (Neb.); Logan Galvin, Bethany (Kan.); Ahmed Ghatwary, Cumberlands (Ky.); Palemon Plancarte, Houston-Victoria (Texas); Mitchell Osmond, Rio Grande (Ohio); Declan Simpson, St. Gregory's (Okla.); Grant Adam, William Carey (Miss.); Lee Howarth, Thomas (Ga.); Ruben Leonardo, Indiana Tech

2017-18 Men's Soccer Composite Award Winners (Offensive, Defensive)

Week 1 (Sept. 5): Federico Moronell, St. Thomas (Fla.), Guilherme Altoe, Mobile (Ala.)
Week 2 (Sept. 12): Prichard Sibanda, Briar Cliff (Iowa), Dusan Djordjev, Oklahoma Wesleyan
Week 3 (Sept. 19): Santiago Moore, Dalton State (Ga.), Alberto Ciroi, Baker (Kan.)

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