ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Sven Keinhaus of Bluefield and Juan Gomez of Point are the Appalachian Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Defensive and Offensive Players of the Week, the league announced Monday.

This is the third edition of the weekly honors for the 2017 season. The next set of awards will be announced on Sept. 18.

AAC Defensive Player of the Week

Sven Kleinhans - Bluefield - Soph. - Ottenhofen, Germany

  • Logged 11 saves on the week and allowed only 2 goals in 208 minutes in net.
  • Made 8 saves in a 3-2, double-overtime win against Southeastern (Fla.).
  • Had 3 saves in a 1-0 win over Middle Georgia State.
  • This is his second weekly honor this season.

AAC Offensive Player of the Week

Juan Gomez - Point - Fr. - Malaga, Spain

  • Tallied 4 goals and 1 assist on the week.
  • Netted a hat trick and a total of 6 points against Pensacola Christian (Fla.).
  • Had a goal and an assist against Oakwood.
  • 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)
Sept. 4Cameron McConnarchie (Union)Jordan Williams (Reinhardt)
Sept. 11Sven Kleinhans (Bluefield)Juan Gomez (Point)