Mark Sherrod Nets Two Weekly Honors
Nov. 5, 2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn.-University of Memphis men's soccer player Mark Sherrod received Conference USA Offensive Player of the Week honors and was named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week, both organizations announced on Monday.
Sherrod notched his tenth goal of the season helping to put away conference foe UAB 3-1 on October 31. Then on November 2, Sherrod scored both of Memphis' goals in its 2-1 win over No. 14 SMU. Sherrod tied the game 40th-minute with a header, and booted the game-winner in 72nd-minute on a penalty kick securing the Tigers' win and berth in the Conference USA Men's Soccer Championship.
For the season the Knoxville, Tenn., native has 12 goals and 28 points, both tied for second in C-USA. This marks the third time in two years that Sherrod has received each of the awards.
The Tigers open the first-round of the C-USA Men's Soccer Championship, hosted by UAB, against Kentucky on Wednesday at 5 p.m. (CT). For more information on the University of Memphis men's soccer program and all Tigers athletics please visit GoTigersGo.com.