New York, NY (Sports Network) - Columbus Crew forward Emilio Renteria was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week for Week 12 on Tuesday.
Renteria had two goals and an assist in two games last week to help the Crew earn two wins, 2-0 over Seattle Sounders FC and a 2-1 win against the Chicago Fire.
The award is the second for Renteria, who was honored as player of the week in 2010.
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: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)
Week 4: Thierry Henry (Red Bull New York)
Week 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)
05/29 17:13:18 ET