Adam Worrall and Brady
Swanson, two members of the Mount Vernon
Nazarene University menís soccer team, have
been selected as the American Mideast
Conference Offensive and Defensive Players
of the Week respectively for their
performance during the week of September 1-7
as the Cougars won both of their matches and
claimed the First-Knox Cougar Invitational
(left), a senior forward from
Blacklick, Ohio, scored three goals during
the week. The former Gahanna Lincoln High
School star had two goals in a 4-0 victory
over Manhattan Christian (Kan.) College in
the first round of the tournament and then
added another goal in a 3-0 win over Nyack
(N.Y.) College in the championship match.
For his efforts, Worrall was named the Most
Valuable Offensive Player of the Tournament.
On the season, Worrall leads MVNU with
six goals to go with one assist, and he has
scored at least one goal in every match so
far this year. He has also moved into a tie
for tenth place on the Cougarsí career goals
scored list with 28 goals.
(right), a junior defender
from Mount Vernon, Ohio, helped anchor the
MVNU defense that posted two shutouts and
allowed just seven total shots for the week.
The former Mount Vernon High School standout
also scored a goal in each match. For his
efforts, Swanson was selected as the overall
Most Valuable Player of the First-Knox
On the season, Swanson has now scored
three goals. He has also helped the defense
allow just seven goals in five matches with
a pair of shutouts. He has now scored seven
goals in his career.
The Cougars will return to action on
Friday when MVNU will travel to Malone
College for the teamís AMC opener. Kick-off
is set for 3:00 p.m.