SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Wofford midfielder Lucas Altman has been named the Southern Conference men’s soccer player of the week for all competition from Oct. 2-8 after scoring two goals in a pair of victories for the Terriers.
Altman, a sophomore from Johnson City, Tennessee, scored the game-tying goal in the 81st minute on Tuesday against UNCG, propelling the Terriers to overtime, where they would claim their first victory of the season. On Saturday, Altman ripped a shot from 26 yards out that put the Terriers up 1-0 on VMI as Wofford would cruise to a 6-0 win.
Altman and Wofford have a pair of road games this week, facing Furman on Tuesday before traveling to Macon, Georgia on Saturday to take on Mercer.
Also nominated: Jonny Sutherland (ETSU), Jeremy Booth (Mercer) and Thordur Johannesson (UNCG).
2017 SoCon Men’s Soccer Players of the Week
Aug. 29 Kevin Edelmann, Sr., Furman
Sept. 5 Ben Hale, R-Fr., Furman
Sept. 12 Will Bagrou, Sr., Mercer
Sept. 19 Leeroy Maguraushe, Jr., UNCG
Sept. 26 Jon Milligan, Jr., UNCG
Oct. 3 Jon Milligan, Jr., UNCG
Oct. 10 Lucas Altman, So., Wofford