UNH's Sheehan receives America East rookie award

Second honor for Sheehan this season

Michelle Sheehan

BOSTON - Michelle Sheehan (Belmont, Mass.), a freshman forward on the University of New Hampshire women's soccer team, was named America East Rookie of the Week on Monday. Sheehan received the same honor Sept. 26.

Sheehan helped propel UNH into the America East Championship as she scored a goal to give the Wildcats a 1-0 lead in a 2-1 victory against Albany in the regular-season finale Oct. 23. The win secured a spot in the tourney for the fifth consecutive season and vaulted the 'Cats into fifth place in the standings.

Sheehan is tied for second on the team in goals with four and is fourth in points with eight. She leads the Wildcats in conference-only games with six points (3g) in eight America East matches.

UNH plays Vermont in an America East first-round matchup Oct. 28 at Boston University's Nickerson Field. Game time is 11 a.m.

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