CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – UMBC continued its hot play last week, improving to 5-2-2 with a win over Wagner, the team’s highest win total since 2005. Vermont was busy with three games, going 1-1-1 in those contests behind 25 saves from goalkeeper Ally Ramos. America East teams play their final non-conference tilts this week before conference play begins on Friday. Here is a look at the awards for week five:
Player of the Week Jessy Brown, Jr., UMBC Plantation, Fla.
Scored the game-winning goal with a header in the 83rd minute in a come-from-behind win over Wagner.
The game-winner was her third of the season, the most for a Retriever since 2005.
Brown has scored in three-straight games, the first Retriever to accomplish the feat since UMBC joined the America East.
UMBC has its highest win total since 2006 and is off to its best start through eight games since 1996.
Rookie of the Week Amanda Dailey, Fr., UMBC Howell, N.J.
Ignited the Retrievers come-from-behind win over Wagner by scoring the game-tying goal in the 79th minute.
The goal was her second of the season as the freshman returned to the field for the first time since Aug. 30 due to injury.
Around the League
UMBC has its highest win total since 2005, improving to 5-2-2 on the season and extended its unbeaten streak to five.
Vermont goalkeeper Ally Ramos made 25 saves over three games last week as the Catamounts went 1-1-1. She tied her career high by making 11 saves twice.
Weekly Honors Aug. 26 – Player of the Week: Stella Norman, So., Stony Brook; Rookie of the Week: Anna Seneta, Fr., Albany Sept. 3 – Player of the Week: Stephani Church, So., Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Maxie New, Fr., Stony Brook Sept. 9 – Player of the Week: Rebecca Raber, So., Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Leah Yurko, Fr., Stony Brook Sept. 16 – Player of the Week: Jessy Brown, Jr., UMBC; Co-Rookies of the Week: Mimi Borkan, Fr., New Hampshire; Jessica Jurg, Fr., Hartford Sept. 23 – Players of the Week: Jessy Brown, Jr., UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Amanda Dailey, Fr., UMBC