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October 8, 2013
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF WEEK
Monmouth's McTamney (2 goals, 3 assists)


Monmouth University freshman forward Alexis McTamney, who scored two goals and added three assists last week, was named the BigAppleSoccer.com women's college player of the week on Tuesday

The freshman from Bordentown, N.J. also was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference women's rookie of the week for the fourth time this season.

McTamney, who has helped guide the Hawks to a 10-1 record and 4-0 mark in league play, registered a team-high seven points in MU's 2-0 week.

McTamney, who leads the Hawks with 21 points, registered two goals and three assists, for seven points . The forward, who recorded a goal and three assists in the Hawks' 6-0 win over Manhattan, netted her team-high eighth goal in MU's 2-0 victory over Fairfield, the preseason MAAC favorite on Saturday, her fourth game-winner of the season.

Against the Jaspers, McTamney assisted on MU's first goal and two of the next three scores, while registerng an unassisted tally 3:05 into the second half. She scored unassisted against Fairfield as well, corralling a pass from classmate Julie Spracklin (Eastampton, N.J./Rancocas Valley Regional) before beating defenders and fired a low-liner into the far corner.

McTamney, who became the first Hawk since Nov. 1, 2009 (Courtney Snyder) to register three assists in a game in the win over Manhattan, ranks second in the league in assists, goals and points.

The Hawks have posted eight shutouts, leading to the nation's fifth-best shutout percentage and ninth best goals-against-average (0.455). Monmouth has posted its eighth straight season with a double-digit win total.

Monmouth travels to Iona College for a 3 p.m. Wednesday match.

BigAppleSoccer.com women's college players of the week

Aug. 26 -- Rachel Daly (St. John's University)

Sept. 2 -- Amy Marron (St. John's University)

Sept. 9 -- Rachel Daly (St. John's University)

Sept. 16 -- Ruby Staplehurst (Hofstra University)

Sept. 23 -- Diana Poulin (St. John's University)

Sept. 30 -- Sam Scolarici (Hofstra University)

Oct. 7 -- Alexis McTamney (Monmouth University)

 
 
 
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