Lansing United forward Brian Cunningham is the eighth Mitre National Player of the Week for the 2014 NPSL season.
Cunningham scored a hat trick in a 4-1 win over the Cincinnati Saints on Friday night. On Sunday Cunningham tallied an assist on the game-winning goal for Lansing in a 1-0 victory over the Michigan Stars.
The Virginia Beach, VA native has also played for the D.C. United U-23s in addition to time spent with the Virginia Beach Piranhas of the PDL. His college career included time with both Howard University and Virginia Tech University.
At Howard, he led the team in goals in 2008 and was a winner of the Atlantic Soccer Rookie of the Week award in the same year. He transferred to Virginia Tech in 2010 and appeared in six matches with the Hokies.