Lenoir-Rhyne's Mario Pinos Garcia Tabbed The South Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer Player Of The Week
October 9, 2012
Sophomore from Guayaquil, ECUADOR, scored three goals in two wins for the Bears last week
|Lenoir-Rhyne University sophomore forward Mario Pinos Garcia was selected as the South Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer Player Of The Week, league officials announced today.|
Rock Hill, S.C. - Lenoir-Rhyne University's Mario Pinos Garcia has been selected as the South Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer Player Of The Week, league officials announced today.
Pinos Garcia, a sophomore forward from Guayaquil, ECUADOR, scored three goals and added an assist to lead L-R to a 2-0 week with a pair of wins over Montreat (5-1) and Brevard (4-1).
Pinos Garcia scored twice to go along with an assist in the Bears' victory against the Cavaliers on the road last Wednesday in a non-league affair.
Pinos Garcia then scored the match's first goal in the win over the Tornados in a conference contest at home last Saturday night at the Moretz Sports - Athletic Complex.
Pinos Garcia, who is second on the squad in goals scored (four) and total points (10) this year, tallied the game-winner in both matches last week.
Lenoir-Rhyne (5-4-2, 2-2-1) has now won four straight matches entering a key South Atlantic Conference contest Wednesday at Mars Hill beginning at 7:00 p.m.
L-R then returns home to face league-rival Carson-Newman as part of Homecoming Weekend on Saturday beginning at 7:30 p.m. The match is also Senior Night for the Bears.