Gutierrez Named Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week


Sept. 12, 2017

Conway - Coastal Carolina's Miguel Gutierrez has been named the Sun Belt Conference Men's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, announced by the league office.

Gutierrez, a Sevilla, Spain native, helped lead the Chanticleers to a 1-1 record over the week, including a win over 16th-ranked Charlotte.

The senior defender not only played along the Chants back line of defense for 177 of the 180 minutes in the two matches, he also got into the scoring act with two assists, one coming in each match.

His assist in the 71st minute to Alex Ierides against Charlotte evened the score at one and opened up the way for CCU to score three goals over a 16 minute span in picking up the upset win.

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