UMBC Men's Soccer senior midfielder Sammy Kahsai (Hyattsville, Md./Northwestern) has been named UMBC Northwestern Mutual Athlete of the Week for the week ending 10/1. Kahsai played an integral part of the Retrievers going 1-0-1 against two nationally ranked teams, drawing No. 3 Maryland on Tuesday (1-1) and defeating No. 12 New Hampshire (1-0) on Saturday.
Kahsai had an assist that set up the game tying goal by Gregg Hauck (Linthicum, Md./North County) against Maryland, while scoring the game winner against New Hampshire on Saturday. The senior midfielder now had five points on the year, scoring two goals and adding one assist.