Evans wins first MLS Player of the Week award

Published October 22, 2012

| Sports Network

Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Brad Evans was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week for Week 32 of the MLS season on Monday.

Evans claimed the honor for the first time in his career by scoring a pair of goals in Seattle's 3-1 win over FC Dallas on Sunday, which moved the club into second place in the Western Conference.

The first goal of the match came just after the half-hour mark courtesy of a penalty kick from Evans, while he scored the go-ahead goal in the 60th minute from Christian Tiffert's pass after Blas Perez equalized for Dallas.

The MLS Player of the Week award is selected each week by the North American Soccer Reporters. The group consists of members of online, print, television, radio media.

2012 MLS Player of the Week winners:

Week 1: Kalif Alhassan (Portland Timbers)

Week 2: David Estrada (Seattle Sounders FC)

Week 3-5: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)

Week 6: Dan Kennedy (Chivas USA)

Week 7: Chris Pontius (D.C. United)

Week 8: Steven Lenhart (San Jose Earthquakes)

Week 9: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

Week 10: Lee Nguyen (New England Revolution)

Week 11: Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United)

Week 12: Emilio Renteria (Columbus Crew)

Week 13-15: Patrice Bernier (Montreal Impact)

Week 16: Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy)

Week 17: Danny Koevermans (Toronto FC)

Week 18: Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake)

Week 19: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

Week 20: Calen Carr (Houston Dynamo)

Week 21: Jairo Arrieta (Columbus Crew)

Week 22: Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC)

Week 23: Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy)

Week 24: David Ferreira (FC Dallas)

Week 25-26: Federico Higuain (Columbus Crew)

Week 27: Eddie Johnson (Seattle Sounders FC)

Week 28: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)

Week 29: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

Week 30: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)

Week 31: Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

Week 32: Brad Evans (Seattle Sounders FC)

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