NECC Men's Soccer Athletes of the Week #2

NECC Men's Soccer Athletes of the Week #2

Player of the Week


Vasili Vakalfotis (Sr., D), New England College

Senior Vasili Vakalfotis (Burlington, Mass.) scored three goals in a 1-0-1 week for New England College. He started the week by netting a deep shot over the head of the goalie in the Pilgrims 3-3 tie with Plymouth State. The senior went on to score twice, including the game-winner in the 89th minute, in NEC’s 3-2 win over Nichols.  


Rookie of the Week


Diego Uquillas (Fr., GK), Southern Vermont College  

Freshman Diego Uquillas (Erie, Pa.) posted five saves in Southern Vermont’s first win of the year, allowing only one goal in 97:09 minutes of action against Northern Vermont-Lyndon in the opening round of the LINAO Mountaineer Invitational. The freshman then came up with seven stops against Curry in a hard-fought championship game on Sunday to finish with a 1.33 goals against average for the week.