Oct. 26, 2009
Men's Soccer Players of the Week
Ben Brewster - Richmond
Sophomore, Forward, New Hampton, N.H./New Hampton School
Brewster finished with two goals in a 2-0 weekend for Richmond...tallied both goals, including the game-winner, in a 2-1 win over Xavier on Oct. 25...took three shots in both games, including a 1-0 win over Dayton on Oct. 23.
Adam Gross - Charlotte
Senior, Midfielder, Austin, Texas/Dripping Springs HS
Gross tallied a pair of goals in a 1-0-1 weekend for the 49ers...scored a goal in a 3-0 win over La Salle on Oct. 23 and notched the first goal in a 2-2 double-overtime tie with Fordham on Oct. 25...leads Charlotte with seven goals this season.
Men's Soccer Rookies of the Week
Joshua Patterson - Duquesne
Freshman, Forward, Bowie, Md./Bowie HS
Patterson had two goals in a 2-0 weekend for the Dukes...netted the game-winner with just 17 seconds remaining in a 1-0 win at Temple on Oct. 25...also added a tally in a 4-0 win at Saint Joseph's on Oct. 23...leads the A-10 with four game-winning goals.
Seth Rudolph - George Washington
Freshman, Forward, Belleville, Ill./Belleville West HS
Rudolph scored two goals during the weekend as George Washington went 1-1...netted both goals, including the game-winner, in a 2-0 win over Xavier on Oct. 23.
Women's Soccer Players of the Week
Lindsey Rowe - George Washington
Sophomore, Richmond, Va./Godwin HS
Rowe registered a pair of shutout victories over the weekend as George Washington edged St. Bonaventure (1-0) on Oct. 23 and Duquesne (1-0) on Oct. 25...amassed 10 saves in the two wins, while raising her shutout total to five on the year...her 10 career shutouts ranks first in team history.
Whitney Weinraub - Charlotte
Junior, Forward, Holland, Pa./Council Rock South HS
Weinraub scored a pair of goals and added two assists as Charlotte posted road wins over Temple (5-0) and Saint Joseph's (3-1)...tallied the game-winner versus SJU and added a goal and two assists at TU...has scored a career-high 13 goals...named the A-10 Player of the Week for the third time this season.
Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week
Katherine Boone - Dayton
Freshman, Goalkeeper, Kirkland, Wash./Juanita HS
Boone recorded two shutout victories over the weekend as Dayton extended its unbeaten streak to a program-best 17 matches (12-0-5)...notched eight saves as UD blanked Rhode Island (2-0) and Massachusetts (3-0)...has 10 shutouts and leads the A-10 with a 0.25 goals against average, good for second nationally...earns her second A-10 Rookie of the Week honor.
Field Hockey Players of the Week
Katie Kelly - Massachusetts
Junior, Forward, Dedham, Mass./Dedham HS
Kelly shattered her career-high with eight points in a 10-1 win over Saint Louis on Oct. 25...played a hand in six goals scoring two and assisting on four others.
Theresa Testa - Saint Joseph's
Sophomore, Midfielder, Media, Pa./Merion Mercy Academy
Testa scored two goals and added an assist in a 1-1 weekend for the Hawks...scored the goal in a 2-1 double-overtime loss to La Salle on Oct. 23...netted the game-winner and added an assist in a 3-1 win over West Chester on Oct. 25.
Field Hockey Rookie of the Week
Melissa LeNoir - West Chester
Freshman, Forward, Bear, Del./Red Lion Christian Academy
LeNoir scored one of two West Chester goals in a 2-1 win over Temple on Oct. 23...she had three shots on the weekend and picked up her fourth Rookie of the Week honor.
Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week
Lindsay Fletemier - Dayton
R-Junior, Middle Blocker, Garden City, Mich./Garden City HS
Fletemier paced the Flyers to a 2-0 weekend with 4.00 kills per set and an impressive .595 hitting percentage...finished with 24 kills in a pair of 3-0 sweeps at Charlotte on Oct. 23 and at George Washington on Oct. 25...added four blocks in the contests, with only two errors in 37 attempts...fourth Player of the Week honor.
Volleyball Defensive Players and Rookies of the Week
Stephanie Vorherr - Xavier
Freshman, Libero, Cincinnati, Ohio/Mercy HS
Vorherr averaged 5.82 digs per set in 11 sets of a 2-1 week for the Musketeers...recorded a team-high 16 digs in a sweep over Wright State on Oct. 20...recorded a career-high 30 digs in a five-set loss at George Washington on Oct. 23...added two kills, three aces and three assists...third Defensive Player of the Week honor and first Rookie of the Week award.
Candace Silva-Martin - George Washington
Freshman, Libero, Fremont, Calif./Harker School
Candace Silva-Martin tied a match-high of 30 digs in a five-set upset over
Xavier on Oct. 25 to average 5.18 digs per set in a 2-1 week for the Colonials...leads the Colonials in digs with 485 total for a 5.16 digs per set average...third Defensive Player of the Week award and second Rookie of the Week honor.
Golf Performer & Rookie of the Week
Daniel Walker - Richmond
Freshman, Earlysville, Va./Home Schooled
Walker posted his third-straight top-five finish to close the fall season as the Richmond men's golf team placed third at the Georgetown Intercollegiate...tied for fifth at four-over (146)...marked his fourth consecutive top-10 finish...named the A-10 Rookie of the Week for the second time.
Women's Cross Country Performer/Rookie of the Week
Niamh Ryan - Rhode Island
Freshman, Kilkenny, Ireland/Abbey C.C. HS
Ryan earns her second A-10 Performer of the Week honor after finishing sixth overall at the Connecticut State Mini-Meet on Oct.24...registered a time of 10:26.69 on the 3K course...field consisted of 95 competitors...URI placed fourth out of 10 teams.
Men's Cross Country Performer of the Week
Kevin Healey - Rhode Island
Sophomore, Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown HS
Competing at the Central Connecticut State Mini-Meet on Oct.24, Healey placed 29th in a field of 105 runners with a time of 15:52.64 on the 5K course...URI finished seventh in the 11-team field.
Men's Cross Country Rookie of the Week
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Women's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week
Courtney Collyer - Fordham
Sophomore, Staten Island, N.Y./St. Joseph by the Sea
Collyer won six individual events over three meets on the week...placed first in the 200-yard butterfly (2:03.60) and 400-yard individual medley (4:32.47) on Oct. 23 at the Fairfield-St. Peter's Tri-Meet...captured gold in the 200-yard butterfly (2:06.67) and 200-yard individual medley (2:08.88) on Oct. 22 in the Rams' 160-83 win over Marist...also a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay (1:38.20) at the Husky Invitational on Oct. 24.
Women's Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week
Lauren Hines - Richmond
Freshman, Roanoke, Va./Hidden Valley HS
In her first collegiate meet on Oct. 23 at La Salle, Hines placed first in both the 100-yard backstroke (57.57) and 200-yard backstroke (2:05.37) events and finished second in the 50-yard freestyle (24.62)... Spiders downed La Salle, 180-99, but fell to Villanova, 186-101.
Men's Swimming & Diving Performer of the Week
Juan Moliere - Massachusetts
Senior, San Juan, P.R./Collegio San Ignacio HS
Moliere swam the anchor leg of the winning 200-yard freestyle in the final event on Oct. 17 as Massachusetts rallied to edge Boston University, 153-147...also won the 50-yard freestyle (21.32) and 100-yard freestyle (47.27) events versus BU...placed second in the 100-yard freestyle (46.85) versus Army on Oct. 24.
Men's Swimming & Diving Rookie of the Week
Ethan Rowan - St. Bonaventure
Freshman, Matthews, N.C./Covenant Day HS
Rowan placed first in the 500-yard freestyle (4:44.80) and 1,000-yard freestyle (9:44.24) on Oct. 24 in St. Bonaventure's 159-139 loss to Pittsburgh...added a second-place and third-place showing versus Penn State on Oct. 13.