October 8, 2012

UMW's Poole, Back Named CAC Men's Soccer Players of the Week

Mary Washington senior forward MATT POOLE (Neshanic Station, N.J./Somerville) was selected as the CAC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week while Mary Washington sophomore goalie TYLER BACK (Falls Church, Va./George Mason) was picked as the CAC Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week for Oct. 8, 2012.

Poole, who moved from defense to center forward this week, picked up the CAC Offensive Player of the Week award after scoring the game-winning goal in all three UMW games this week, including Saturday’s triumph over CAC rival Wesley.  The Eagles also gained one-goal triumphs over Va. Wesleyan and Kean to improve to 8-5 for the season.

Back was selected as the CAC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time this season after recording consecutive shutouts and allowing just one goal in three matches this week for the 3-0 Eagles.  Back had seven stops and a 0.32 goals against average in over 279 minutes.