RICHMOND, Va. – For the second time this season, Virginia Commonwealth University freshman Emilie Soares (Santa Clara, Calif.) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association's Field Hockey Rookie of the Week.
Soares, a forward, scored in the 53rd minute of Sunday's match at William & Mary, which helped the Rams secure a 4-1 win and their first CAA Tournament berth since 2003.
In 18 matches this season, Soares is tied for third on VCU in goals, with six, and points, with 14. Soares was also named the league's Rookie of the Week on Sept. 21.
VCU will return to action on Friday, Oct. 29 when it closes out its regular season against Northeastern at Cary Street Field at 4 p.m.