New York, NY (Sports Network) - San Jose Earthquakes forward Steven Lenhart
was named Major League Soccer's Player of the Week on Monday for Week 30 of the
Lenhart delivered a brace on Saturday as the Earthquakes claimed a critical
three points with a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium
to keep their playoff hopes alive.
Lenhart opened the scoring for the Quakes in the 18th minute on a header, but
RSL's Javier Morales equalized just a minute later. Lenhart then netted the
eventual winner for his side in the 21st minute. He joins teammate Alan Gordon,
who claimed the award in Week 18, on the Players of the Week winners list.
The MLS Player of the Week award is selected each week by the North American
Soccer Reporters. The group consists of members of online, print, television,
and radio media.
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