SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Mercer midfielder Matt Quinn has been named the General Shale Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week for competition held March 8-14, the league office announced Wednesday.
Quinn led the Bears with five points on two goals and three assists last week in Mercer’s 10-7 win at NJIT on Friday and Sunday’s 6-5 victory at Wagner. The Stevensville, Maryland, native was particularly effective against NJIT, notching four points off a goal and a career-high three assists, while scooping a career-high four ground balls. Against Wager, Quinn scored a crucial third quarter goal to put the Bears up 5-4 entering the fourth quarter.
In the classroom, Quinn boasts a 3.56 grade point average as a finance major.
The General Shale Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week recognizes student-athletes that hold a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 and whose sport is currently in-season. Nominees must have also completed at least one full academic year at their respective institutions.
General Shale SoCon Student-Athletes of the Week
Sept. 7: Frank Lara, Furman, Men’s Cross Country
Sept. 14: Jay Broom, VMI, Men’s Cross Country
Sept. 21: Tori Penrod, Mercer, Volleyball
Sept. 28: Derrick Craine, Chattanooga, Football
Oct. 5: Anna Maddox, Samford, Women’s Soccer
Oct. 12: Maddie Clark, Mercer, Women’s Soccer
Oct. 19: Samantha Espy, The Citadel, Volleyball
Oct. 26: Myles Pierce, The Citadel, Football
Nov. 2: David Marvin, Wofford, Football
Nov. 9: Virginia McNeill, Samford, Women’s Soccer
Nov. 16: Jajuan Stinson, ETSU, Football
Nov. 30: Sherae Bonner, Western Carolina, Women’s Basketball
Dec. 7: Amanda Thompson, Mercer, Women’s Basketball
Dec. 14: Ellen Riggins, Samford, Women’s Basketball
Dec. 21: Ellen Riggins, Samford, Women’s Basketball
Jan. 4: Jared Johnson, Chattanooga, Wrestling
Jan. 11: Lydia McGee, Samford, Women’s Basketball
Jan. 18: Jared Johnson, Chattanooga, Wrestling
Jan. 25: Marina Guinart, ETSU, Women’s Tennis
Feb. 1: Stephen Kulick, The Citadel, Men’s Indoor Track & Field
Feb. 8: Allie Buchalski, Furman, Women’s Indoor Track & Field
Feb. 15: Javion Lee, Samford, Men’s Indoor Track & Field
Feb. 22: Matt Frisbee, UNCG, Baseball
Feb. 28: Bryan Sammons, Western Carolina, Baseball
March 8: Josh Winder, VMI, Baseball
March 15: Matt Quinn, Mercer, Men’s Lacrosse