BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern freshman Christian Hernandez (Ft. Payne, Ala./Ft. Payne HS) and sophomore Hunter Hoffmeister (Longwood, Fla./Orangewood Christian HS) were named BSC/Piggly Wiggly Student-Athletes of the Week for their performance in competition September 17-23.
Hernandez scored one goal and assisted on two others in BSC's 7-1 rout of Hendrix College to open Southern Athletic Association play on Saturday night. Hernandez leads the Panthers in goals this season with five. He ranks nationally in three different categories, including total goals.
Hoffmeister went 4-0 in singles play at the 2018 ITA Atlantic South Regionals to sweep the D Flight. The sophomore outscored opponents 48-14, giving up just four games in day one. He advanced to the final after topping Berry College's Peyton Brooks and then outlasted his second Covenant College opponent to win the bracket.