NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – St. Bonaventure men's soccer freshman Nicola Bonso has been named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week, conference officials announced Monday.
The Venezia-Mestre, Italy native scored the game-winning goal in the Bonnies' 2-1 upset over No. 22 VCU this past Wednesday. He scored in the 59th minute when the ball fell to him on the left side of the box following a corner kick from Kieran Toland. It marked Bonso's third goal of the season.
Bonso played a key role in the defensive back line helping the team to five shutouts this season.
He started in all of the Bonnies' 19 games this season, the lone Bonnie to do so. Bonso played 1,755 total minutes this season which is the most on the team.
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