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Will Casey picked up America East men's soccer Player of the Week honors on Monday.
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SBU's Casey, Lowell's Fernandes Capture Weekly Honors

Release: 09/30/2013
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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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