Providence's Marc Cintron Named BIG EAST Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week

Marc Cintron, a junior midfielder from Providence, earned BIG EAST Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week honors, while USF junior defender Brenton Griffiths was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week. Tomas Gomez collected BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week honors, while C. Nortey, a Marquette forward, earned his second BIG EAST Rookie of the Week selection this season.
 
Cintron had a hand in all three goals the Friars scored in a 2-0 week. He assisted on the game-winning goal against Pittsburgh before scoring both goals in a 2-1 win against West Virginia.
 
Griffiths helped lead USF to a 2-0 week. He anchored a defense that allowed one goal and only two shots on goal in a 3-1 win against No. 15/13 Louisville as well as a 2-1 win against Syracuse. Griffiths scored the gamewinner in the victory against the Orange. 
 
Gomez had seven saves in two road games last week, including five against Blue Division leader Marquette, as the Hoyas handed the Golden Eagles their first conference loss of the season. Gomez then made two saves in 110 minutes in a 0-0 draw at top-ranked Connecticut.
 
Nortey recorded his first collegiate hat trick, scoring all three of Marquette's goals during a 27-minute stretch in the first half of MU's 3-0 win at Seton Hall.
 
BIG EAST WEEKLY HONOR ROLL
Steve Neumann, Georgetown, So., F
Scored twice in a 3-2 win against Marquette. helping the Hoyas to a 1-0-1 week.
Calum Mallace, Marquette, Sr., M
Recorded five points for the Golden Eagles, finding the back of the net once and giving out three assists.
Harrison Shipp, Notre Dame, So., F
Scored two goals in a 3-1 win at Pittsburgh.
Ibrahim Kamara, Rutgers, Sr., F
Scored the game-tying goal against Syracuse and assisted on the game-tying goal against No. 15/13 Louisville in a 1-0-1 week for the Scarlet Knights.
Louis Clark, Syracuse, Jr., F
Had a hand in all four goals in a 4-2 victory against Cincinnati, scoring twice and dishing out two assists.