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McELLIGOTT NAMED TO COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS' TEAM OF THE WEEK
UMBC junior forward Derek McElligott was named to College Soccer News’ Team of the Week for the week of September 29-
McElligott is now second in the country in goals per game at 1.10, trailing only sophomore Daniel Wasson of Air Force, who has 9 goals in 8 games (1.13 per game). He is tied with two other players in total goals--Tulsa's Ryan Pore and Michigan's Mychal Turpin each have 11 goals. The UMBC standout is fifth in the country in points per game at 2.30 (11g, 1a).
His 35 career goals is third on UMBC’s all-time list, behind Ray Ford’s 51 (1977-81) and Giuliano Celenza’s 41 (1999-2000). McElligott has a pair of goals in each of his last three games, which fell one shy of Celenza’s three-game mark of seven total goals scored.