Smith Earns GPAC Player-of-the-Week
(GPAC Release) The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following men's soccer players-of-the-week for September 16 - September 20, 2009. Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2009-2010 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program.
Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Men's Soccer Players-of-the-Week
Men's Offense - Kyle Smith, Doane - Midfielder
Doane midfielder Kyle Smith is the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Men's Soccer Offensive Player-of-the-Week. Smith, a junior from Mission Hills, South Dakota, scored three goals on the week as the Tigers went 2-0. He netted the game winner against Dordt and also added an assist on the game-winner in the Midland Lutheran game. The Tigers are 3-4 on the season.
Men's Defense- Daniel Whithorn, Morningside - Keeper
Morningside keeper Daniel Whithorn is the GPAC/Hauff Mid-America Sports Men's Soccer Defensive Player-of-the-Week. Whithorn, a sophomore from Omaha, Nebraska, had eight saves in two Morningside shutout wins against Northwestern and Concordia. Morningside is 4-2 on the season.