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September 15, 2009 / umbcdawgblog

Bulls, Loynachan Win Conference Awards

Throughout the 2009-10 school year, the UMBC Dawg Blog will keep track of all of UMBC’s accolades. This week, soccer sophomore Andrew Bulls and volleyball freshman Ali Loynachan have been awarded weekly awards for the week ending Sept. 13.

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Andrew Bulls – Men’s Soccer

America East Player of the Week

This is the second consecutive Player of the Week honor for Bulls. He scored a pair of goals in Thursday’s 3-1 win over St. Francis (Pa.) and added a goal on Saturday, as the 5-0-0 Retrievers bested Mount St. Mary’s, 2-1 in the adidas Kick-Off Classic. He posted his third consecutive two-goal game in the 3-1 win over St. Francis (PA).

Last week’s NSCAA Player of the Week earned the tournament’s Most Valuable Player honors.  Bulls has already matched his season total of a year ago with eight goals and has surpassed his ’08 scoring totals with 20 points. He became the first player in school’s Division I history to score eight goals in the first five games of a season.

Ali Loynachan – Volleyball

America East Rookie of the Week

The freshman was second on the Retrievers last week in hitting percentage (.240), kills (36) and digs (39), and finished ninth in the conference for the week in kills (2.77 ps) and tied for 10th in digs (3.00 ps). Loynachan tallied two double-doubles in the final day of the Villanova Classic on Saturday against George Washington and Princeton to earn All-Tournament honors. Against the Colonials, she earned 13 kills and 10 digs, while in the win over the Tigers, she hit .345 with 11 kills and only one error and added 12 digs.

UMBC Accolades for 2009-10

Men’s Soccer

Andrew Bulls (4)

  • NSCAA National Player of the Week (week ending Sept. 6)
  • College Soccer News National Player of the Week (week ending Sept. 6)
  • America East Player of the Week (week ending Sept. 6)
  • America East Player of the Week (week ending Sept. 13)

Volleyball

Naomi Bush

  • America East Rookie of the Week (week ending Sept. 6)

Ali Loynachan

  • America East Rookie of the Week (week ending Sept. 13)
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