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MAAC Names Henry and Amorosa with Weekly Honors

Courtesy: Marist Athletics
         
Release: April 16, 2014
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EDISON, N.J. – The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) named sophomore Skyler Henry (San Diego, Calif.) and freshman Amanda Amorosa (Montreal, QC) with weekly honors for their performances last weekend. To close out the regular season nominations, Henry was honored as the Defensive Player of the Week, while Amorosa was named the Rookie of the Week for the fourth time this season.

Henry aided the Red Foxes to a 3-1 weekend to close out the regular season. In the team’s four-game stint, she posted 39 saves in 61 shots on goal, averaging 5.5 goals against and .639 save percentage. She also tallied four steals and five assists in four games, while tacking on her first career goal in the Red Foxes’ win over St. Francis. In the regular season, Henry has played every minute for Marist while averaging a .478 save percentage and 8.66 goals against average.

Amorosa had a stellar weekend for the Red Foxes, leading the team in all four of its MAAC outings. Despite a 9-8 loss, Amorosa notched three goals, one assist, one steal, and one field block against Wagner. She answered back in the team‘s 12-6 win over VMI, tallying four goals, three assists, one steal and one field block for the Red Foxes. Amorosa tacked on another three-goal game to her resume as Marist defeated Villanova, while adding an assist and a field block. To close out the weekend, she added four goals to defeat St. Francis, while compiling three steals, an assist and an ejection drawn. In the team’s four-game stint, she had 14 goals and six assists for 20 points, as well as five steals, three field blocks and one ejection drawn. Throughout the season, Amorosa leads the Red Foxes with 75 goals, while being second on the team with 51 assists and 15 field blocks.

Marist heads into the postseason as the second seed, while the Red Foxes are set to host the MAAC Championship Tournament from April 26-27.