SoCon announces men's soccer player of the week
Courtesy: Southern Conference
Release: 10/09/2018
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Belmont's Ares Marlonsson
Courtesy: Belmont University Athletics/Sam Simpkins

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Belmont forward Ares Marlonsson has been named the Southern Conference men’s soccer player of the week for all competition Oct. 1-7.

The Bruins tied UNCG 2-2 in double overtime in their first-ever Southern Conference match on Saturday. Marlonsson scored both of the Bruins’ goals off his only two shots of the game. The Denver, Colorado, native had the first two-goal performance at Belmont since Oct. 6, 2015.

Belmont continues conference play Tuesday, Oct. 9, at home against Furman and then travels to Wilmington, North Carolina, on Saturday to play UNCW in one last nonconference game.

Also nominated: Cameron Woodfin (ETSU), Ben Hale (Furman), Jake Mezei (Mercer), Casey Penland (UNCG), Justin Riescher (VMI) and Connor Donohue (Wofford).

2018 Men’s Soccer Players of the Week
Aug. 28 Trevor Martineau, Mercer
Sept. 4 Shane Berson, Wofford
Sept. 11 Danny Barlow, ETSU
Sept. 18 Emery May, Furman
Sept. 25 Leeroy Maguraushe, UNCG
Oct. 2 Trevor Martineau, Mercer
Oct. 9 Ares Marlonsson, Belmont

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