Five Goal Performance Nets Dalton's Riescher SSAC Honor

Monday, March 8, 2021

 Justin Riescher of Dalton State (Ga.) was named SSAC Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and Thiago Kittelmann of Middle Georgia State was named SSAC Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday.

The awards are based on performance for the week of March 1-7.

Justin Riescher (Dalton State – JR – MID – Coral Springs, Fla.)

  •         This is his fifth award of the season
  •         He posted five goals and one assist in a win over Brewton-Parker
  •         The junior has 17 goals on the season, which ranks fourth in the NAIA

Thiago Kittelmann (Middle Georgia – SO – DEF – Montevideo, Uruguay)

  •         This is his first-career honor
  •         He led a defensive effort that allowed only one shot on goal in a 2-0 win over Point (Ga.)
  •         The sophomore also scored the eventual game-winner in the eighth minute

Previous Winners (Offensive, Defensive)
Week 1: Malik Wilkes (Brewton-Parker), Anton Richard (Florida College)
Week 2: Justin Riescher (Dalton State), Aaron Fraire (Dalton State)
Week 3: Justin Riescher (Dalton State), Jordan de Souza Barclay (Brewton-Parker)
Week 4: Isaiah Lamont (Brewton-Parker), Jordan de Souza Barclay (Brewton-Parker)
Week 5: Justin Riescher (Dalton State), Aaron Fraire (Dalton State)
Week 6: Justin Riescher (Dalton State), Aaron Fraire (Dalton State)
Week 7: Jonathan Soto (Dalton State), Kieran Hodges (Dalton State)
Week 8: Juan Ruiz Cabello (William Carey), Archie Bean (Mobile)
Week 9: Pablo Varela Vasquez Fraga (William Carey), Ben Williams (William Carey)
Week 10: Lennox Dixon (Middle Georgia), Buenyamin Yusufoglu (William Carey)


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