HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Hofstra University freshman forward Ryan Carmichael has been named the Colonial Athletic Association rookie of the week, it was announced Monday by the league office.

The award is Carmichael’s first of the season.

A native of Armagh, Northern Ireland, Carmichael scored one goal in Hofstra’s 4-3 extratime win at Northeastern University Saturday that clinched the CAA North Division title. The goal was Carmichael’s fourth of the season. He ranks second on the team in scoring with four goals and eight points.

Hofstra (4-2-2, 2-0-2) next will play at Drexel University in the CAA semifinals Thursday at 4 p.m.