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2003 Men's Soccer
Player of the Week

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UW-Parkside sophomore forward Atsuhiko Chikuhama scored three goals and added two assists in leading the Rangers to a 2-0 week to earn Co-Player of the Week honors in the GLVC. Chikuhama scored the first goal of the match in a 2-1 victory over Indianapolis. He came back the next day to score two goals and add two more assists in a 6-1 triumph over Cardinal Stritch. For the week, he had a total of eight points. Chikuhama is from Nagasaki, Japan.

SIU Edwardsville sophomore back Tim Velten scored two goals and helped his team secure the No. 1 seed in the upcoming GLVC Tournament to earn Co-Player of the Week honors in the GLVC. Velten scored the eventual game-winning goal in a 3-0 victory at Bellarmine. He also helped the Cougars extend their winning streak to 14 matches by connecting on the game-winner in a 2-0 victory over Lewis Monday night. The victory gives No. 11-ranked SIUE a 15-2 overall record, a No. 1-seed and a first round bye in the upcoming GLVC Tournament, and a perfect 10-0 record in regular-season conference play. He is from St. Louis, Missouri.

2003 Players of the Week
Oct. 28 - Tim Velten, SIU Edwardsville
Oct. 28 - Atsuhiko Chikuhama, Wisconsin-Parkside
Oct. 21 - Cal Thomas, SIU Edwardsville
Oct. 14 - Cathal Brady, Lewis
Oct. 7 - John Worth, Quincy
Sept. 30 - Dustin Wagner, Wisconsin-Parkside
Sept. 23 - Ian Bray, Southern Indiana
Sept. 16 - Miguel De Diego, Indianapolis
Sept. 16 - Addae Rique, SIU Edwardsville
Sept. 9 -Adrian Llewellyn, Saint Joseph's