Sep 11, 2012

Tribe Freshman Goalkeeper Named CAA Rookie of the Week

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. - William and Mary freshman goalkeeper Caroline Casey was honored as the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week on Monday afternoon.  

Freshman Caroline Casey | Courtesy of

Casey earned the distinction after posting consecutive shutouts over Villanova and Seton Hall at the Villanova Invitational this past weekend.  The Chesapeake, Va., native tallied 10 saves en route to earning all-tournament team accolades. 

Casey has held the opposition scoreless during the last four games.  Through seven contests this season, she has tallied 26 saves and owns a goals against average of 0.75.  Among her highlights this season was a career-high nine-save effort at Tennessee.

The College returns to action on Sunday, Sept. 16, as it welcomes Davidson to Martin-Family Stadium at Albert-Daly Field for a 2 p.m. kickoff.  W&M enters the contest against the Wildcats riding a five-game winning streak and has defeated its opponents by a combined score of 11-0.  Fans can follow the action online at with live video and stats.