The South Atlantic Conference Announces AstroTurf Men's Soccer Players of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference Announces AstroTurf Men's Soccer Players of the Week

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – The South Atlantic Conference announced its AstroTurf Men's Soccer Players of the Week for matches played during the week of Oct. 22 through Oct. 28. Anderson's Cameron Emerson was named the Offensive Player of the Week, while Newberry's Brad Dixon was tabbed Defensive Player of the Week.

A senior midfielder, Emerson scored three goals in the Trojans' 3-0 week, along with an assist, to collect points in every game. The Auckland, New Zealand native scored both goals in the 2-1 victory at Coker. In the non-conference contest with North Greenville, Emerson netted the second goal in the 2-0 shutout, while versus Lenoir-Rhyne, he assisted on the opening goal in the 2-1 win. The Trojans have now won five straight heading into the postseason and are 6-0-2 over their last eight matches. This is Emerson's first Offensive Player of the Week honor.

Dixon, a native of Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England, had 23 saves in two home conference draws during the week. The senior goalkeepers 14 saves in the scoreless tie with Lincoln Memorial were the most by a SAC goalkeeper all season. In 220 minutes, Dixon gave up only two goals for an impressive save percentage of .920. This is Dixon's first Defensive Player of the Week award this season.

2018 SAC AstroTurf Men's Soccer Players of the Week

Offensive Player of the Week

Sept. 5 – Elliot Cutts, Wingate

Sept. 11 – Ashley Kelynack, Carson-Newman

Sept. 18 – Felipe De Sousa, Lincoln Memorial

Sept. 25 – Tobias Solem Karlsen, Carson-Newman

Oct. 2 – Adam Ward, Queens

Oct. 9 – Ayuk Tambe, Tusculum

Oct. 16 – Victor Peres, Lincoln Memorial

Oct. 23 – Edmundo Robinson, Queens

Oct. 30 – Cameron Emerson, Anderson

Defensive Player of the Week

Sept. 5 – Alejandro Quiriti, Tusculum

Sept. 11 – Jakob Sellhed, Wingate

Sept. 18 – Alexander Langer, Lenoir-Rhyne

Sept. 25 – Tarek Malz, Newberry

Oct. 2 – Alejandro Quiriti, Tusculum

Oct. 9 – Caleb Cothrin, Lincoln Memorial

Oct. 16 – Gal Elyashiv, Anderson

Oct. 23 – Pedro Oliveira, Queens

Oct. 30 – Brad Dixon, Newberry

 

AstroTurf is an official corporate partner of the South Atlantic Conference and title sponsor of the Conference's Player of the Week awards program. 

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