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Lenoir-Rhyne Soccer Earn Men’s And Women’s Player Of The Week Awards
Andres Ruiz (L) and Ria Acton (R) were named South Atlantic Conference Soccer Players of the Week.
photos courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne Soccer Earn Men’s and Women’s Player of the Week Awards

Andres Ruiz and Ria Acton were named South Atlantic Conference Soccer Players of the Week announce by the South Atlantic Conference Wednesday morning.

Ruiz, a senior from Bogota, Colombia, recorded his first career hat trick as the No. 24 Bears remained undefeated with a 4-0 win over Catawba last week. Ruiz scored a hat trick in a span of 5 minutes. LR Men’ Soccer has now won back-to-back offensive player of the week awards.

Acton, a sophomore from Leicester, England, led the Bears to three wins last week by scoring three goals, including two game-winners. She scored the game-winner for No. 23 Lenoir-Rhyne in a 1-0 victory over Catawba and then netted two goals in a 2-1 win over Tusculum. For the week she earned six points on seven shots.