Sept. 9, 2013
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Freshman forward Katie Martin (Dallas, Texas) has been named the BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for the second straight week, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon. It marks the second conference honor of Martin's career as she had another stellar week for the Wildcats.
Martin scored five points in a 1-1 week for Villanova as they posted a 3-0 win over Richmond and a close 3-2 defeat at James Madison. Martin figured in both goals of a 3-2 loss to James Madison with a goal and an assist. The freshman forward picked up two assists in the victory over the Spiders on Sunday afternoon.
Martin has had an excellent start to her career in just six games with the Wildcats and currently leads the team with four goals and four assists for 12 points off of just 13 shots.
Villanova will be back in action on Thursday, Sept. 12th and Sunday, Sept. 15th when they host the La Salle Explorers and St. Francis at West Campus Soccer Complex. Game times are slated for 4 p.m. and 1 p.m., respectively.