CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Binghamton continued its winning ways with a 2-0 week to extend its winning streak to four and improve to 4-1 in America East women’s soccer action last week. Four America East teams have just one loss in Stony Brook, Binghamton, Maine and Hartford through three weeks of play. Here is a look at the week three award winners:
Player of the Week Rebecca Raber, So., Binghamton Bayport, N.Y.
Finished with four points in a 2-0-0 week for Binghamton, helping extend the Bearcats’ winning streak to four games.
Tallied a goal and an assist in the team’s 2-0 win over Lafayette Friday, assisting on the eventual game-winner and netting the insurance goal.
Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 3-1 win over Niagara.
Played a part in three of the Bearcats’ five goals during the week.
Rookie of the Week Leah Yurko, Fr., Stony Brook Cumberland, Md.
Scored the game-winning goal in the 73rd minute on Sunday against Siena in a 3-1 Seawolves win.
Yurko scored on a header in the box after a long ball by senior Ahriel Fernandez
The goal put SBU up 2-1, before an insurance tally by freshman Lindsay Hutchinson extended the lead four minutes later.
Around the League
UMBC defeated Robert Morris on Friday night for the team’s first home win since Aug. 20, 2010. The Retrievers surpassed their win total from the past two seasons combined.
Stony Brook’s Larissa Nysch (4 goals, 2 assists) and Stella Norman (2 goals, 4 assists) are the top two scorers in the league.
Binghamton, Maine and Hartford have allowed just three goals through their first five games.