ATLANTA (Oct. 8, 2018) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Alexander Garuba (Centre) and George Winfrey (Rhodes) have been named SAA Men's Soccer Players of the Week.
Offense - Alexander Garuba - Senior Midfielder - Centre
After not playing at Rhodes, Garuba returned to the lineup and scored four times and had one assist against Hendrix. It was Garuba's second-ever hat trick and first-ever four-goal match. Overall, Garuba has nine goals in nine matches to go along with two assists.
Defense - George Winfrey - Senior Defender - Rhodes
Winfrey had two impressive performances this weekend at center back. Through his strong defensive display and leadership, Winfrey helped Rhodes to two victories with just one goal conceded in 180 minutes on the field. The Lynx defeated Centre and Sewanee by one goal each, elevating them to third place in the SAA standings.