Sigurdarson and Hamill take ACC men’s soccer player of the week honors
GREENSBORO, North Carolina (theACC.com) –Boston College junior forward Stefan Sigurdarson was selected as the ACC men’s offensive player of the week, while senior Duke goaltender Eliot Hamill took home the defensive player of the week laurels of the week. ‘ACC.
Sigurdarson scored two goals in the second half to lead the Eagles to a 2-1 victory over Boston University last Monday. Both goals came from Boston College at 10 men after a red card in the 31st minute. The Kopavogur, Iceland native led BC with six shots in the evening while playing 71 minutes. He scored the equalizer in the 47th minute, then recorded the eventual winner of the match in the 62nd minute.
Hamill recorded his second straight shutout Thursday as the Blue Devils scored a 1-0 road victory over Michigan. The Scarsdale, New York native made two first-half saves in the key road triumph. Hamill now has four shutouts in his college career, including three in his last four games dating back to the 2020-21 season.
After Louisville faced the Kentucky No.17 at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday on the ACC network, ACC Men’s Soccer will kick off the league this weekend with five games on Friday and one Saturday. Six ACC teams are ranked in the latest United Soccer Coaches poll: Clemson (2), North Carolina (4), Virginia Tech (6), Pitt (15), Duke (19) and Wake Forest (25). There are two ranked enemy clashes this weekend, with UNC going to Pitt on Friday and Virginia Tech visiting Duke on Saturday.
2021 ACC Offensive Player of the Week
August 31 – Veljko Petkovic, Jr., M, Pitt
September 7 – Stefan Sigurdarson, Jr., F, Boston College
2021 CCA Defensive Player of the Week
August 31 – George Marks, Sr., GK, Clemson
September 7 – Eliot Hamill, Sr., GK, Duke