HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Earning his first career points in convincing fashion, Hofstra University freshman forward Matthew Vowinkel was named tthe Colonial Athletic Association men’s soccer rookie of the week, the conference announced Monday.
Vowinkel scored both of the Pride’s goals in an 0-0-2 week to keep Hofstra unbeaten in conference play.
He tallied the equalizer in the 76th minute against Northeastern University Wednesday to earn the point in a 1-1 draw, marking his first collegiate goal. He repeated on Saturday, getting Hofstra on the board in the 71st minute in a 1-1 tie at James Madison University.
Vowinkel is tied for the team lead with two goals.
The Pride plays at Dartmouth at 7 p.m. Tuesday.