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Freshman Meghan Winesett
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Freshman Meghan Winesett Picks Up Second CAA Rookie of the Week Honor

Courtesy: Delaware Athletics
Release: 10/22/2013
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RICHMOND, Va. – University of Delaware field hockey freshman Meghan Winesett (Centreville, Va.) has earned her second Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week award of the season, the league announced Tuesday afternoon.

Winesett collected the first game-winning goal of her career in Delaware’s 3-2 non-conference victory over Columbia this past Sunday.

The forward is currently leads the team with six assists and is second with 18 points.  Additionally, Winesett is tied for second with six goals.

“Congratulations to Meghan for this great honor,” said UD head coach Rolf van de Kerkhof.  “Her goal against Columbia was not only beautiful and creative, but it also highlights her improved overall performance in recent weeks.  She is playing outstanding hockey herself and at the same time also makes teammates around her look better and be more successful.  Meghan is a great team player that is not afraid to take charge when needed.  Our team is excited and fortunate to have her be a part of our program and for her further growth and contributions both this season and for seasons to come.”

Winesett previously collected CAA Rookie of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 24.

Drexel’s Jantien Gunter was named the CAA Player of the Week.

Delaware (10-4; 3-0 CAA) resumes CAA action this weekend as the Blue Hens travel to New England to take on Hofstra (Friday, 3 p.m.) and Northeastern (Sunday, 2 p.m.).

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