Brown Named Player of the Week by National Soccer Coaches Association of America

Brown Named Player of the Week by National Soccer Coaches Association of America

The award is the first for a Harvard student-athlete (Gil Talbot).

PRINCETON, N.J. – After collecting Ivy League Player of the Week honors yesterday, the accolades keep rolling in for junior Sam Brown. The Ann Arbor, Michigan native has been named the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Player of the Week for Oct. 24-30, as announced by the organization on Tuesday.

Brown tallied a goal and two assists on the week in a pair of victories over New Hampshire and Dartmouth. He set up both Harvard goals against the Wildcats, including a golden goal winner in the closing minutes of double overtime. He then scored the game-winning goal against Dartmouth from 25 yards in the 80th minute, giving the Crimson sole possession of first place in the Ivy League.

The award, which began in 2010, is the first for both a Harvard and Ivy League student-athlete. The Crimson has moved up to No. 15 in the RPI as a result of the two victories.