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Academy Players of the Week for the Week of Nov. 23

U-15/16: Jonathan Kempin
Position: Goalkeeper
Club: Kansas City Wizards

Kempin’s shut out victory over Texas Rush AJ Auxerre and a 1-1 draw with Texas SC DTH helped the Kansas City Wizards secure four points from their opening weekend of play. The goalkeeper had standout performances in both matches, including a key save on a penalty kick against Texas Rush AJ Auxerre. Kempin will feature on an Academy Select team at the upcoming Winter Showcase and the the Kansas City Wizards at their first Showcase event.

U-17/18: Francisco Navas
Position: Midfielder
Club: Houston Dynamo

Navas was in fine form as the Houston Dynamo hosted Internationals and Crew Soccer Academy this past weekend. His creativity on the flank helped create numerous goal scoring opportunities in the Dynamo’s two victories, including two goals of his own over the weekend. The Houston Dynamo U-17/18 team currently sit second in the Texas Division and will face Chivas USA, Met Oval and NJSA 04 at the Winter Showcase.