BOSTON - Sara Hourihan (Lynnfield, Mass.), a freshman forward on the University of New Hampshire women's soccer team, was named America East Rookie of the Week on Tuesday.
Hourihan recorded her first collegiate points when she scored a golden goal to give the Wildcats a 1-0 victory against Brown University in UNH's home opener last Friday night at Bremner Field. Following 90 minutes of scoreless regulation and a scoreless first overtime session, Hourihan ended the game with a goal at 105:01.
New Hampshire (2-1-0 overall) returns to action this weekend at the ECAC Classic, which is being played in Cape Cod (Mass.). The 'Cats open the tourney Sept. 9 (1:30 p.m.) vs. Fordham and conclude against Lafayette on Sept. 11 (12 p.m.). The next Wildcat home match is Sept. 16 vs. Providence College. Game time at Lewis Fields is 4 p.m.