Siloam Springs, Ark (November 1, 2000) - After breaking the Golden Eagle's single season goal record with his 30th goal of the season, John Brown University junior Leo Peirano was selected Region VI Player of the Week. JBU finished ranked 16th in the final NAIA Division I soccer rankings. For the week, Peirano had five goals and two assists in wins over Southern Nazarene University, Oklahoma City University, and LeTourneau University. JBU is now 12-6 on the season and 7-3 in the SAC.
Peirano, a native of Monevideo, Uruguay, was an NAIA All-American selection last season as a sophomore. Leo has now been chosen Region VI Player of the Week for the third time this season. You can follow Leo Peirano and the Golden Eagle's progress this post season by clicking on the JBU website at http://www.jbu.edu/soccer/.