Courtesy: America East Communications

West Division Programs Claim Week 5 #AEFH Weekly Awards

Release: 09/27/2016

BOSTON - Conference play begins this weekend with eight of the league's nine programs opening up their America East schedules. The slate includes a rematch of last year's conference title game between #20 Maine and reigning champion Albany on Sunday. Here are the week five award winners:

Player of the Week
Marguerite van Wyk, Pacific - So., Midfielder, Pretoria, South Africa

  • Tallied 14 points in just two games last week. 
  • Scored four times and added two assists in a win over LIU Brooklyn Friday.
  • Had a goal and two assists in a win over St. Louis Sunday.

Defensive Player of the Week
Kelsey Bing, Stanford - Fr., Goalkeeper, Houston, Texas

  • Allowed just one goal while making eight saves in leading Stanford to wins at UMass and Yale last week.
  • Made three stops and earned the shutout win in the Cardinal's 1-0 victory over UMass Friday. 
  • Made five stops in a 3-1 win at Yale Sunday.

Rookie of the Week
Kathleen Humphries, UC Davis - R-Fr., Forward, Los Gatos, Calif.

  • Tallied eight points on four goals in two UC Davis wins last week.
  • Scored the game-tying goal in Saturday's match at Missouri State
  • Became just the second Aggie in program history to score three goals in a game when she accomplished the feat against LIU Brooklyn Sunday.

Weekly Award Winners
Aug. 30 - Player of the Week: Libby Riedl, Maine; Defensive Player of the Week: Maxi Primus, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Brianna Ricker, Maine
Sept. 6 - Player of the Week: Madison Cummings, Maine; Defensive Player of the Week: Kelsey, Rudert, New Hampshire; Rookie of the Week: Jessica Welch, Stanford
Sept. 13 - Player of the Week: Casey Crowley, Maine; Defensive Player of the Week: Lena Benwood, Vermont; Rookie of the Week: Marguerite van Wyk, Pacific
Sept. 20 - Player of the Week: Savannah Burns, Pacific;  Defensive Player of the Week: Maxi Primus, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Marguerite van Wyk, Pacific
Sept. 27 - Player of the Week: Marguerite van Wyk, Pacific;  Defensive Player of the Week: Kelsey Bing, Stanford; Rookie of the Week: Kathleen Humphries, UC Davis

 

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