CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – A player from a the hottest team in the league and one from a team needing a win led their teams to victories last week and earned America East men's soccer weekly honors as a result:
Player of the Week Ugochukwu Uche, Sr., New Hampshire Ann Arbor, Mich.
Led UNH to two wins last week with goals in each game.
Tallied the lone score ('64) in the Wildcats' 1-0 win over Brown on Wednesday.
Scored in the 27th minute of his team's 2-1 win over Stony Brook Saturday, lifting UNH into first place in the league standings.
Rookie of the Week Logan Roberts, R-Fr., Binghamton Syracuse, N.Y.
Registered his first career points, racking up a goal and an assist in Binghamton's 3-0 win over UMass Lowell Saturday, which snapped a five-game winless streak.
Set up Marts Reid-Warren's goal in the 69th minute with a cross, giving his team a 2-0 lead.
sealed the Bearcats' win with his first career goal in the 88th minute.
Around the League
New Hampshire (2-0-0 AE, 6 pts) is the lone unbeaten team in America East play after Saturday's win over Stony Brook (1-1-0 AE, 3 pts)
The Wildcats have won three straight and five of their last six.
Binghamton (1-1-0 AE, 3 pts) snapped a five-game winless streak with a 3-0 win over UMass Lowell (0-2-0 AE, 0 pts) Saturday.
Hartford (1-1-0 AE, 3 pts) earned its first league win of the year on Javoni Simms' overtime score Saturday. The Hawks beat Vermont (1-1-0 AE, 3 pts).
Albany (0-1-1 AE, 1 pt) and UMBC (1-0-1 AE, 4 pts) played to a scoreless tie Saturday, just the second time this season the Retrievers have been blanked.
The Great Danes are 1-0-1 against ranked teams this season.
Six America East goalkeepers have goals against averages under 1.00, led by UNH's Travis Worra at 0.41.
UMBC's Pete Caringi III leads America East and ranks among the nation's best with 10 goals this season.
America East teams are an impressive 38-31-9 (.545) in non-league play this season.
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 30 - Player of the Week: Will Casey, Stony Brook Rookie of the Week: Wuilito Fernandes Oct. 7 - Player of the Week: Martin Giordano, Stony Brook Rookie of the Week: Brian Wright, Vermont 14 - Player of the Week: Ugochukwu Uche, New Hampshire Rookie of the Week: Logan Roberts, Binghamton