ATLANTA – Birmingham-Southern's Ryan Hepp (Homewood, Ala.) and Galen Curry (Birmingham, Ala.) swept the Southern Athletic Conference (SAA) Men's Soccer Player of the Week Awards, the conference announced on Tuesday.
Hepp, named the Offensive Player of the Week, helped lead the Panthers to two opening weekend wins against Randolph and Guilford. Against Randolph, the sophomore midfielder took six shots and netted the two goals. Hepp's goals in the 52nd and 71st minutes proved vital and secured the 2-1 win for the Panthers.
Curry, selected as the Defensive Player of the Week, was also a pivotal part of BSC's opening weekend success. The junior goalkeeper recorded 11 saves over the first two matches, including seven saves in a 3-0 shutout of Guilford on Saturday.
Both Hepp and Curry were named to the 2017 BSC Labor Day Classic All-Tournament Team, also announced on Tuesday.