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Heat forward Datner named to NPSL West Region XI

By Jason Mack | Laredo Heat SC, 07/26/21, 2:15PM CDT


Nadav Datner was named to the West Region XI team after scoring a team-high 10 goals.

Datner led Laredo with 10 goals, added 3 assists

Laredo Heat SC forward Nadav Datner was announced Monday as a member of the National Premier Soccer League 2021 Region XI Selections for the West Region.

Datner was a prolific scorer this season and was recognized several times throughout the year. He was a finalist for the NPSL Team of the Month in May, and he was selected for the Team of the Month in June. Datner also was selected last week to the Lone Star Conference XI awards along with Laredo goalkeeper Gage Rogers and midfielder Oscar Govea.

With his goal in the Lone Star Conference Finals, Datner finished with a team-high 10 goals in 12 games this season along with three assists. He helped the Heat finish as the No. 2 offense in the Lone Star Conference at 2.7 goals per game in the regular season along with being the No. 1 defense allowing only a goal per game . Laredo posted five clean sheets including the postseason.

Datner and the Heat finished 7-1-2 in the regular season to earn the No. 2 seed in the conference. They won 3-0 over the Midland-Odessa Sockers FC in the conference semifinals before falling 3-1 on the road against the Denton Diablos FC in the championship game.

The Ya’ad, Israel native played his freshman collegiate season at Texas A&M International University in 2019 as he earned Lone Star Conference Freshman of the Year and Forward of the Year honors after scoring eight goals and four assists. He then transferred to the Division I level with the University of Hartford. Datner led the Hawks in his debut season with team highs of three goals, 16 shots, eight shots on goal and an assist in seven games.

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