Recent Division III Primetime Performers Releases: Nov. 16 | Oct. 25
Full listing of D-1/2/3 men's & women's Primetime Honors for weeks of Oct. 3-9 and Oct. 10-16
D-2 Primetime Honors to Chico State's Brianna Furner & Millersville's Brad Benzig
UCF's Tina Trujic tabbed for Nov. 22 D-I Women's Primetime Honor
St. Mary's 'keeper Doug Herrick recognized with Nov. 22 D-I Men's Primetime Honor
Release: Nov. 26, 2011 Contact: Pete LaFleur (firstname.lastname@example.org)
D-3 PRIMETIME PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:
... Wheaton's Kaitlyn Le Baudour & Oneanta's Ray Fitzpatrick
Two senior leaders – Wheaton (Ill.) midfielder Kaitlyn Le Baudour (Windsor, Calif.) and Oneonta State defender Raymond Fitzpatrick (Garden City, N.Y.) – were up to the task recently in the NCAA round-of-16 and quarterfinal games (Nov. 18-20) and as a result received CS360 Primetime Players of the Week honors. Five others join then on the most-recent Primetime Performers honor roll (see below), as selected by ColllegeSoccer360.com. See below for info. on all seven honorees, along with action photos (headshots are located in right sidebar).
... Selection for the Division III CS360 weekly awards is based on any/all of the following "primetime" criteria (i.e. not solely based on raw stats):
• Performed at a high level while making key contributions to the team's postseason success and advancement.
• In general, preference is given based on the quality of the opponent and situational factors involved in the player's accomplishments.
• Exhibited strong leadership and/or involved in clutch performances, such as gamewinning goals, noteworthy comebacks, late scores, momentum-shifting play, all-around performance, team spirit, etc.
• Overcame adversity or extreme circumstances (for the team and/or individual).
• Bonus consideration is given for key performances away from team's home field and/or against a traditional rival.
(above right) Wheaton's Kaitlyn Le Baudour
and Oneonta's Raymond Fitzpatrick (left)
CS360 Primetime Performers Weekly Honor Roll (Division III players)
(presented by CollegeSoccer360.com ... for NCAA 3rd-rd and rd-of-16 games; Nov. 18-20, 2011)
"It's not so much what your do, as it is when you do it."
Division III Women ...
(Messiah ... F ... 5th-Yr.-Sr. ... Carlisle, PA ... #12)
.... Former D-III national player of the year (2009; missed '10 due to injury) who registered her second hat trick of the 2011 NCAAs in a big-game setting, 3-1 quarterfinal vs. #8 Amherst; opened scoring early (15') on shot to bottom-rt corner (ast by Elizabeth Phillips pass over the top of defense), with game remaining 1-0 until her next goal at 81' (breakaway after settling long clear/ast from Anne Trapp; helped deny Trinity's try for late rally, answering goal at 85:38 by completing her hat trick 50 seconds later (15 yds strong shot to far-left post; ast-Corinne Wulf); one day earlier, helped edge SUNY New Paltz in 1-0 rd-of-16 game; has totaled 189 points in her stellar career at Messiah (67G-55A).
*KAITLYN LE BAUDOUR
(Wheaton, IL ... M ... Sr. ... Windsor, CA ... #24)
.... Showed her versatility and veteran savvy in NCAA quarterfinal vs. #12 Washington-St. Louis, answering the call after being asked to move from her usual central defender spot to forward (with the Thunder facing a 2-0 deficit); minutes after the position shift, scored on 7-yd header (73'; via cross from Val Lelle) and then, 63 seconds later, sent in another header as game suddenly was tied (ast-Jaime Orewiler); her stunning pair of goals helped team go on to 4-2 win; earlier helped post 4-1 win over Wisconsin-Whitewater, as Wheaton allowed only four shots-on-goal in that round-of-16 game.
(Ithaca ... G ... Jr. ... Holliston, MA ... #00)
.... Key factor in leading Ithaca to the NCAA semifinals for the sixth time in the program's history, but first time since 1998; totaled 14 saves while not allowing a goal in 192 minutes of action, as unranked Ithaca knocked off #3 Trinity (Texas), 1-0 (double-OT), before besting fellow upstart SUNY Cortland in a 2-0 quarterfinal; her busy weekend also included dealing with 36 total shots and eight corner kicks.
Division III Men ...
(Montclair State ... M ... Sr. ... Medford Lakes, NJ ... #12)
.... Matched his season goal total with pair of goals in 2-1 rd-of-16 game vs. upstart Neumann (played at Amherst); scored 70 seconds into that game (scored to left side; rt-side ast from Kevin Zalewski) and later broke tie in 81' (header to upper-left corner; rt-side CK ast-Maxx Wurzburger); one day later, his leftside pass set up Kevin Brown's goal to the upper-rt corner, for late win over #14 Stevens Tech in NCAA quarterfinal (1-0).
*RAYMOND FITZPATRICK action photo at top of page
(Oneonta State ... D ... Sr. ... Garden City, NY ... #18)
.... Backline player who helped lead Red Dragons to 2-1, double-overtime win at #2-ranked St. Lawrence (NCAA rd-of-16), then factored into both of his team's goals during late rally for double-OT win in quarterfinals vs. #9 Rutgers-Camden (2-1); rocketed in tying goal ('77) vs. R-C, then had direct-kick assist on Alex Shkrell's header late in the second OT (107').
(Calvin ... F ... 5th-Yr.-Sr. ... Jenison, MI ... #9)
.... Scored late in regulation (86') – with his team playing down a man – to force overtime in NCAA quarterfinal vs. #22 Texas-Tyler, as the Knights went on to win in double-overtime (3-2); already had added to his month-of-November heroics a dad earlier, as Calvin edged host team and #13-ranked Redlands (1-1; 5-3 PKs); converted his PK in that tense shootout situation; has helped lead Calvin to NCAA semifinals for second time in past three years; second-generation player on the Calvin team (his father Randy now coaches at Unity Christian High School, which has won several Michigan state titles).
(Stevens Tech ... G ... So. ... Ellicott City, MD ... #0)
.... Made series of highlight-reel saves spanning pair of games played at Amherst, including 7-save effort in 2-1 upset of the host Lord Jeffs (#4 nationally-ranked); made early breakaway save in NCAA quarterfinal vs. #21 Montclair State (1-0 loss; 4 saves); totaled 11 saves vs. the pair of top opponents, while dealing with 36 total shots (21 by Amherst) and defensing 13 corner kicks (8 by Lord Jeffs); shut out Montclair for 74 minutes (lone goal scored on scrum, after rebound sequence).
All photos on this page courtesy of the respective schools