HAMDEN, Conn. - Quinnipiac men's soccer senior defender Pierre
Soubrier (Aurignac, France) was awarded his first-career
adidas/Northeast Conference Player of the Week honors, as announced
by the league on Monday, Nov. 8.
The captain finished his Quinnipiac career with one of his best performances in a 4-3 overtime victory on Friday, Nov. 5 against Central Connecticut State University. In the contest, Soubrier collected two assists and scored the game-winning goal in the 93rd minute of play on a free kick opportunity.
Soubrier picked up his first assist of the game on a goal scored by sophomore forward William Daniels (Bethany, Conn.) in the ninth minute of play as the Bobcats took the 1-0 lead. His second assist came in the 67th minute when his cross was headed in by sophomore forward Philip Suprise (Milwaukee, Wis.) to give the Bobcats the 3-2 advantage.
Soubrier's goal came in the third minute of the first overtime frame on a free-kick shot that rocketed by CCSU's goalkeeper and provided Quinnipiac with the 4-3 win.
The Aurignac, France native finished the season first on the team in assists, with five, and second on the team in points, with nine. His five assists also place him in a four-way tie for fifth in the NEC.
The selection was the first weekly award granted to a Quinnipiac men's soccer player this season.