Aug. 27, 2012
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Dayton’s Juliana Libertin and Ashley Campbell earned Atlantic 10 Player of the Week and Rookie of the week, respectively, for their efforts in wins over No. 19 Boston University and Northwestern. The awards are for games played August 20 – August 26.
Libertin, earning her second Player of the Week nod in the first two weeks of the season, provided the game-winning assist in Dayton’s 2-1 double overtime victory against nationally ranked Boston University, handing the Terriers their first loss of the season. Libertin was the featured player of the game, chosen by AYSO (American Youth Soccer Organization), in FOX Soccer’s NSCAA Game of the Week. The junior from Uniontown, Ohio, added two goals and an assist in the Flyers’ 5-2 win over Northwestern, totaling a game-high six shots against the Wildcats. Libertin leads the Flyers in goals (5) and points (14).
Campbell earned Rookie of the Week honors for tallying three goals in three games for the Flyers, including the game-winner against No. 19 Boston University. Campbell’s winning goal came with 40 seconds left in double overtime off of a corner kick from teammate Juliana Libertin, to defeat the Terriers 2-1. The rookie from Bradford, Ontario also scored the final goal in the Flyers’ 5-2 victory against Northwestern, the first lost for the Wildcats and the first win for the A-10 against a Big 10 opponent this season.
ABOUT THE A-10
The Atlantic 10 Conference was formed in 1976, is currently comprised of 16 member institutions and sponsors 21 championship sports. The mission and goal of the Atlantic 10 is to preserve, protect, and enhance the academic and athletic pursuits of the membership. The conference is committed to integrity, educational excellence and providing quality equitable championship experiences for more than 6,000 student-athletes, coaches, and support staff. The member institutions of the Atlantic 10 are Butler University, the University of Dayton, Duquesne University, Fordham University, The George Washington University, La Salle University, University of Massachusetts, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, University of Rhode Island, University of Richmond, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Joseph's University, Saint Louis University, Temple University, Virginia Commonwealth University and Xavier University.