Coutinho Named NCCAA Player of the Week

Written By: Kyler Ludlow, Graduate Assistant for Athletic Communications

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The National Christian College Association named Palm Beach Atlantic freshman Lucas Coutinho the National Player of the week for the week of October 7th.

Each student-athlete has been nominated by his/her respective coach and exemplifies the Christian ideals held by the NCCAA. Accomplishments are listed for the preceding week (Monday through Saturday).

Coutinho, a native of Racife, Brazil, score four goals last week, two in each match played. His efforts lead the Sailfish to two victories over North Greenville University and Barry University. Lucas is second on the team in points this season, with 14 total points (6 goals, 2 assists). He is the first PBA futbol player to receive the NCCAA Player of the Week accomplishment this season.

The Sailfish hit the road on Saturday for a key region matchup against Eckerd College, starting at 6 PM.

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