|EMCC's Leonardo Reyes named NJCAA Men's Soccer Player of the Week|
The announcement was made Wednesday by the NJCAA office headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo.SCOOBA – EMCC sophomore Leonardo Reyes has been named the NJCAA Division I Men’s Soccer Player of the Week for his efforts in helping lead the Lions to three straight wins to begin the 2009 campaign.
A 5-foot-11 midfielder/forward, Reyes opened the season by netting his first career collegiate hat trick with three goals in East Mississippi’s 9-1 season-opening home win over East Central. The native of Arima, Trinidad followed with two more goals in the team’s 2-1 home victory over Copiah-Lincoln. Reyes capped the opening week of play by scoring two more times and assisting on two other goals in EMCC’s 7-3 road triumph over East Central.
With 16 total points on seven goals and two assists for head coach Junior Noel’s 3-1 EMCC Lions, Reyes entered the current week ranked second nationally in scoring behind Javier Torres of Heartland Community College.
A year ago for the Lady Lions, EMCC’s then-freshman and fellow Trinidad native Nikeisha Noel collected NJCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Player of the Week honors en route to garnering NJCAA All-Region 23 accolades at season’s end.
|Last Updated ( Wednesday, 09 September 2009 )|
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