Will Casey picked up America East men's soccer Player of the Week honors on Monday.
Will Casey picked up America East men's soccer Player of the Week honors on Monday.
Courtesy: America East Communications

SBU's Casey, Lowell's Fernandes Capture Weekly Honors

Release: 09/30/2013

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A pair of America East men's soccer player who scored to help their teams to wins over the weekend are this week's conference award winners:

Player of the Week
Will Casey, Sr., Stony Brook
Setauket, N.Y.

  • Scored the lone goal in Stony Brook's 1-0 win over reigning CAA champion Northeastern Saturday.
  • Headed home a cross from Martin Giordano in the 68th minute.
  • The goal is his second game-winner of the season and team-leading fourth tally overall.

Rookie of the Week
Wuilito Fernandes, R-Fr., UMass Lowell
Praia, Cape Verde

  • Scored an insurance goals in UMass Lowell's 2-0 win over Sacred Heart Saturday.
  • The goal is his third in his last five games.

Around the League

  • America East teams went 6-6-1 last week and are an impressive 35-26-8 (.565) through the first fiver weeks of the season.
  • UMBC (9-0-0) registered one-goal wins over George Mason (1-0) and George Washington (2-1, 2OT)
  • The Retrievers, one of just two unbeaten untied team in the nation, extended their unbeaten streak to 18 games dating back to last season (15-0-3).
  • The Retrievers remained eighth in the Top Drawer Soccer Top 25 and moved up seven spots in the College Soccer News Top 30 Monday. UMBC is also No. 8 in the NSCAA poll, which will come out again on Tuesday.
  • Vermont improved to 6-1-1 with a win over Hartwick on Saturday.
  • Stony Brook beat reigning CAA champion Northeastern, 1-0, Saturday, its second win in three games.
  • UMass Lowell earned its second win of the year Saturday, a 2-0 triumph over Sacred Heart.

2013 America Men's Soccer Weekly Award Winners
Sept. 3 - Player of the Week: Pete Caringi III, UMBC
              Rookie of the Week: Favio Sbarra, Stony Brook
        9 - Player of the Week: Pete Caringi III, UMBC
             Rookie of the Week: Brian Wright, Vermont
      16 - Player of the Week: Stephen Ho, UMBC
             Rookie of the Week: David MacKinnon, Hartford
      23 - Player of the Week: Geaton Caltabiano, UMBC
             Rookie of the Week: Bernard Yeboah, Vermont

      23 - Player of the Week: Will Casey, Stony Brook
             Rookie of the Week: Wuilito Fernandes

 

 

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