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Wright, Rose Earn BIG EAST Weekly Honors
Wright earns second honor of the season
  • Posted on October 14, 2013 6:13:03 PM
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  • Sophie Wright and Laura Rose
    Sophie Wright and Laura Rose

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Oct. 14, 2013) – Rutgers field hockey junior Sophie Wright (Devizes, United Kingdom) and senior Laura Rose (Washington Township, N.J.) each earned BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll recognition, the conference announced Monday. The Scarlet Knights went 2-0 on the week, defeating Monmouth on Oct. 9, 4-3 (OT), and BIG EAST foe Georgetown on Oct. 12, 5-0.

    Wright, who earned her second honor of the season, posted three goals in the two matchups, leading RU with two scores against the Hoyas.

    On defense, Rose helped the Scarlet Knights hold Georgetown to no shots, while also scoring her fourth goal of the season against the Hoyas.

    Including Wright and Rose, RU has earned conference weekly honors five times this season. On Oct. 7, freshman GK Shevaun Hayes (Melbourne, Australia) earned the first Rutgers BIG EAST Player of the Week honor since classmate Lisa Patrone (Washington Township, N.J.) was named the conference’s Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 8, 2012. Wright was also honored on Sept. 2 and senior GK Sarah Stuby (Roxbury, N.J.) was recognized on Sept. 9.

    The Scarlet Knights are back in action on the road, taking on conference-foe Louisville on Oct. 19 (Noon), before facing Indiana on Oct. 20 (1 p.m.).

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