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Haycook, Rodriguez Claim First Women’s Soccer Weekly Honors

Release: 08/26/2013
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Courtesy: Atlantic 10 Conference

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. –Kelsey Haycook of La Salle and Cristina Rodriguez of Saint Louis have earned Atlantic 10 Conference Women’s Soccer Player and Rookie of the Week honors, respectively, the league office announced on Monday morning, for the opening games of the season, played August 23-25.

In the Explorers’ opening weekend, Haycook netted a goal in both games of the James Madison Invitational Tournament, leading La Salle to the tournament title. Haycook scored her 26th career goal in a 1-0 victory against Old Dominion, becoming fifth all-time in scoring for the Explorers. In the weekend’s second game, the Point Pleasant, N.J. native scored the game-tying goal versus host James Madison, before tallying the game-winning assist to Renee Washington for a 2-1 title win.

Rodriguez earned the first Rookie of the Week honor after recording her first career goal and assist in the Billikens’ 3-2 opening victory against Western Michigan. In front of a near-record crowd at Hermann Stadium, the St. Charles, Mo., native broke a 1-1 tie with a score in the 77th minute. Rodriguez also assisted Jenny Hummert on the opening goal of the season. 


Friday, August 23

George Washington 1, American 0

Siena 4, Massachusetts 3

La Salle 1, Old Dominion 0

Saint Joseph's 1, LIU Brooklyn 0

Kent State 3, St. Bonaventure 2

Boston University 1, Dayton 0

Duquesne 1, Saint Francis (Pa.) 0 (OT)

Manhattan 2, Fordham 1 (OT)

Providence 3, Rhode Island 0

James Madison 4, Richmond 1

Virginia 4, VCU 2

Saint Louis 3, Western Michigan 2


Sunday August 25

Richmond 3, Old Dominion 1

North Carolina 4, VCU 0

Dayton 3, Providence 0

St. John's 5, Fordham 0

Rhode Island 3, NJIT 0

Saint Joseph's 0, Hartford 0 (2OT)

La Salle 2, James Madison 1

DePaul 4, Saint Louis

Pittsburgh 1, Duquesne 0

George Mason 1, William & Mary 1 (2OT)


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