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Jessy Brown helped UMBC to the No. 1 seed.
Courtesy: America East Communications

UMBC Sweeps Final #AEWSOC Weekly Honors

Release: 10/28/2013
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The America East women's soccer regular-season came to a close on Sunday with UMBC and Stony Brook tying for the regular-season championship. It is the first regular-season title for both schools. UMBC won the tiebreak and earned the No. 1 seed while also sweeping the weekly awards. Here is a look at the final women's soccer weekly award winners:

Player of the Week
Jessy Brown, Jr., UMBC
Plantation, Fla.

  • Totaled one goal and one assist to lead UMBC to a 2-0-0 week and the No. 1 seed in the America East Championship.
  • Helped UMBC to a pair of come-from-behind wins as UMBC captured a share of its first regular-season title.
  • Scored the game-tying goal with 3:25 left in a 2-1 win over then first-place Hartford.
  • Chipped in an assist on the game-winning goal with less than eight minutes to go in a 2-1 win over New Hampshire

Rookie of the Week
Amanda Dailey, Fr., UMBC
Howell, N.J.

  • Notched one goal and one assist to help UMBC to a 2-0-0 week and a share of their first regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the America East Championship.
  • Scored the game-winning goal with one minute remaining in regulation against Hartford.
  • Assisted on Lilly Rydon’s game-winning goal against New Hampshire with less than eight minutes remaining in the game.

Around the League

  • UMBC and Stony Brook are Co-Regular Season Champions with 18 points each. It is just the second time in conference history the season has ended with co-champions. The other time was in 2007 when New Hampshire and Boston University tied with 19 points.
  • UMBC is the No. 1 seed for the first time in school history. Stony Brook has won the regular-season for the first time in school history.
  • Vermont’s Nikki McFarland scored a goal in double OT against Binghamton to give the Catamounts their third-straight trip to the America East tournament. Vermont will be the No. 5 seed with Binghamton the No. 6 seed.
  • Maine is the No. 3 seed in the tournament, making the team’s 10th appearance in the last 11 years.
  • Hartford will make its fourth-straight appearance in the America East Championship.

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 – Player of the Week: Jessy Brown, Jr., UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Amanda Dailey, Fr., UMBC
Sept. 30 - Player of the Week: Natasha Douglas, Sr., Hartford; Rookie of the Week: Mimi Borkan, Fr., New Hampshire
Oct. 7 - Player of the Week: Alexa Quaranta, So., UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Nikki McFarland, Fr., Vermont
Oct. 14 – Player of the Week: Chanel Johnson, Jr., Hartford; Rookie of the Week: Christina Fluman, Fr., Stony Brook
Oct. 21 – Player of the Week: Alexa Quaranta, So., UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Jessica Jurg, Fr., Hartford
Oct. 28 – Player of the Week: Jessy Brown, Jr., UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Amanda Dailey, Fr., UMBC

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