Courtesy: America East Communications

Rogers, Vanderford, Jinks Net #AEMLAX Weekly Awards

Release: 04/11/2016

BOSTON - The conference season hit the midway point for all America East teams over the weekend. Albany Binghamton and Hartford picked up league wins while Stony Brook earned a non-league victory over Princeton. The Great Danes extended its conference-game win streak to 20 games with a 13-7 win over Vermont while the Hawks beat UMBC, 10-4, and the Bearcats knocked off UMass Lowell, 16-5. 

Read about the week #8 conference awards below. 

Offensive Players of the Week 
Challen Rogers, Stony Brook - Sr., Midfielder, Coquitlam, British Columbia

  • Scored four goals to lead Stony Brook to a win at Princeton.
  • Shot a perfect 100 percent, scoring his four goals on four shots.
  • Added three ground balls.
  • This his second consecutive Offensive Player of the Week honor.

Defensive Player of the Week
Ryan Vanderford, Hartford - So., Goalkeeper, Montclair, N.J.

  • Stopped 11 of the 15 shots he faced in Hartford's win over UMBC Saturday. 
  • Made eight of those saves in the second half and allowed just one goal.
  • This is his second Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season.

Rookie of the Week
Dylan Jinks, Hartford - Fr., A, Cedar Run, N.J.

  • Tallied a game-high six points in Hartford's 10-4 win over UMBC Saturday.
  • Scored a career-high five goals and added an assist.
  • This is his third Rookie of the Week honor of the season (3/7, 4/4).

Weekly Award Winners
Feb. 22 - Offensive Player of the Week: Ian Mackay, Vermont; Defensive Player of the Week: Jon Kaplan, Vermont; Rookie of the Week: Dawes Michling, Vermont

Feb. 29 - Offensive Player of the Week: Seth Oakes, Albany; Defensive Player of the Week: Troy Reh, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Zach Ornstein, Albany
March 7 - Offensive Player of the Week: Connor Fields, Albany; Defensive Player of the Week: Blaze Riorden, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Dylan Jinks, Hartford
March 14 - Offensive Player of the Week: Matt Schultz, Stony Brook; Defensive Player of the Week: Blaze Riorden, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Dawes Michling, Vermont
March 21 - Offensive Player of the Week: Ben Kocis, Binghamton; Defensive Player of the Week: Ryan Vanderford, Hartford; Rookie of the Week: Joe Licata, Binghamton
March 28 - Offensive Player of the Week: Connor Fields, Albany; Defensive Player of the Week: Jon Kaplan, Vermont; Rookie of the Week: Dawes Michling, Vermont
April 4- Co-Offensive Player of the Week: Dylan Protesto, Hartford & Challen Rogers, Stony Brook; Defensive Player of the Week: Blaze Riorden, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Dylan Jinks, Hartford
April 11 - Offensive Player of the Week: Challen Rogers, Stony Brook; Defensive Player of the Week: Ryand Vanderford, Hartford; Rookie of the Week: Dylan Jinks, Hartford

 

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