Ben Knust of Belmont Abbey Selected Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Player of the Week

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Ben Knust of Belmont Abbey has been selected as the Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Player of the Week.

The league office made the official announcement on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019.

A sophomore goalkeeper out of Omaha, Neb., Knust was fantastic between the pipes last week for Belmont Abbey.

In a week in which Belmont Abbey was facing off against two of the teams atop the Conference Carolinas men’s soccer standings currently, Knust had two shutouts and made 17 saves. 

In Belmont Abbey’s 0-0 double overtime tie with regionally-ranked Emmanuel, Knust had a career-best 11 saves. He followed that up with six saves in Belmont Abbey’s 3-0 shutout conference road win at Chowan on Saturday, Oct. 5. 

This is Conference Carolinas

Conference Carolinas has a rich tradition in roots that dates back to its early initial inception on Dec. 6, 1930. The NCAA Division II athletics conference presently has member schools located in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Conference Carolinas member institutions are Barton, Belmont Abbey, Chowan, Converse, Emmanuel, Erskine, King, Lees-McRae, Limestone, Mount Olive, North Greenville and Southern Wesleyan. 

Conference Carolinas believes in the development and formation of the whole person in body, mind and soul. Our students are nationally recognized for their extraordinary success in the classroom, in the community and at the highest levels of NCAA competition.

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2019 Conference Carolinas Men’s Soccer Players of the Week

Week One (Sept. 10, 2019)
Tristyn de Laaf – Limestone

Week Two (Sept. 17, 2019)
Gianni Serio - Belmont Abbey

Week Three (Sept. 24, 2019)
Vincent Stulec – Erskine

Week Four (Oct. 1, 2019)
Harrison Ardron – Chowan

Week Five (Oct. 8, 2019)
Ben Knust – Belmont Abbey