ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Sven Kleinhans of Bluefield and Brad Spooner of Bryan are the Appalachian Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, the league announced Monday.

This is the first edition of the weekly honors for the 2017 season. The next set of awards will be announced on Sept. 4

AAC Defensive Player of the Week

Sven Kleinhans - Bluefield - Sr. - Ottenhofen, Germany

  • Recorded 3 saves in a 3-0 shutout over Grace (Ind.).
  • This is his first weekly honor this season.

AAC Offensive Player of the Week

Brad Spooner - Bryan - Soph. - Norwich, England

  • Scored 3 goals on the week.
  • Had 2 goals in a 5-1 win over Bob Jones.
  • Netted a goal in a 3-1 win over No. 12 Thomas (Ga.)
  • This is his first weekly award this season.
Men's Soccer Players of the Week
DateDefensive (School)Offensive (School)
Aug. 28Sven Kleinhans (Bluefield)Brad Spooner (Bryan)