Courtesy: America East Communications

Albany's Heuser & Primus Highlight Week 6 #AEFH Weekly Awards

Release: 10/04/2016

BOSTON - Conference play for eight of America East's field hockey programs began over the weekend and saw Albany get off to a 2-0 start while Maine and New Hampshire also picked up wins in the East Division and California and Stanford won their lone league contests to start 1-0. Here are the week six award winners:

Player of the Week
Paula Heuser, Albany - Sr., Midfielder, Monchengladbach, Germany

  • Scored three goals, two of which were game winners, and added a pair of assists in leading Albany to conference wins over New Hampshire and Maine last week.
  • Had a goal and two assists in a 4-0 win at UNH Friday.
  • Scored twice in leading Albany to a 3-1 win over #20 Maine Sunday.
  • This is Heuser's 11th career Player of the Week award.

Defensive Player of the Week
Maxi Primus, Albany - Sr., Goalkeeper, Munich, Germany

  • Allowed just one goal while making seven saves in leading Albany to league wins over New Hampshire and Maine last week.
  • Made three stops and earned the shutout win in the Great Danes' 4-0 win over New Hampshire Friday.
  • Made four stops in a 3-1 win over Maine Sunday.
  • This is her second Defensive Player of the Week honor of the season (8/30) and eighth of her career.

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

  • Tallied 14 points on four goals and three assists in three games last week.
  • Had a goal and an assist in a 5-1 over Missouri St. Monday.
  • Scored twice in a 6-2 victory over Appalachian St. Saturday.
  • Racked up a goal and an assist in a 4-3 victory at Davidson Sunday.
  • This is her second Rookie of the Week honor of the season (9/20).

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
Oct. 4 - Player of the Week: Paula Heuser, Albany;  Defensive Player of the Week: Maxi Primus, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Marguerite van Wyk, Pacific

 

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