Rodriguez, Ranjitsingh Take Home A-Sun Men's Soccer Honors

Monday, September 17, 2012

MACON, Ga. – Jacksonville's Nick Rodriguez and Mercer's Greg Ranjitsingh claimed the Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer weekly award winners, announced Monday by the league office.

Rodriguez totaled three points in a 2-2 tie at UCF, while Ranjitsingh posted two shutouts wins against Georgia Southern and Georgia State.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Nick Rodriguez, Jacksonville
(MF – Jr. – Aurora, Colo. – International Business)

  • First Career A-Sun Player of the Week honor
  • Tallied a goal and an assist in 2-2 tie at UCF - a 2011 NCAA Tournament team
  • Scored in the 63rd minute on a header from a throw in
  • Crossed a ball into the box in the 67th minute for his assist
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Carl-Oscar Andersson (MF, Mercer) - Picked up two assists in two Mercer wins
  • Nick Toney (F, Northern Kentucky) - Scored twice in 3-2 loss at Pittsburgh
  • Deven Bahadoorsingh (MF, Lipscomb) - Tallied Lipscomb's lone goal in 3-1 loss to Central Conn. State
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Greg Ranjitsingh, Mercer
(GK – So. – Pickering, Ontario)
  • First Career A-Sun Defensive Player of the Week honor
  • Earned two shutout wins for Mercer by totaling 11 saves
  • Stopped six Georgia Southern attempts in 1-0 road win
  • Add five saves in 2-0 win vs. Georgia State
  • Has recorded three-straight shutouts and 11 in his career

2012 Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Defensive Player of the Week (School)
Aug. 27 Jean Rivaroli (North Florida) Dani Alvarado (USC Upstate)
Sept. 4 David Geno (ETSU) Ryan Coulter (ETSU)
Sept. 10 William Morse (FGCU) Ethan Summers (Lipscomb)
Sept. 17 Nick Rodriguez (Jacksonville) Greg Ranjitsingh (Mercer)

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