Aug. 25, 2009
Current New England Revolution and former Coastal Carolina men’s soccer player Mkohokheli Dube was selected as the Major League Soccer Player of the Week for the 23rd Week of the 2009 season, announced by the league on Aug. 24.
The forward earned his first nomination after scoring his first career hat trick in a 3-1 victory over Real Salt Lake to move the Revolution into a third-place tie (8-6-6) with Toronto FC in the Eastern Conference.
On the season, Dube is in a three-way tie for first on his team with six goals and is leading the Revolution with 35 shots, 15 on goal and four game-winning goals.
This is Dube’s first selection as Player of the Week, which is voted a panel of journalists from The North American Soccer Reporters (NASR).
Dube finished his career at Coastal Carolina with 16 goals and 12 assists for 44 points in just two seasons. He earned accolades as 2007 Big South Player on the Year and ranked 14th in the NCAA in both points (2.21) and goals per game (.065). Dube was the eighth overall pick in the MLS Supplemental Draft by the Revolution.