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Levi Houapeu Named America East Conference Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week
Freshman midfielder Levi Houapeu (
Houapeu scored in the 47th minute to give UMBC a 1-0 lead over UNH in an eventual 1-1 double overtime tie. The one point earned for the draw was crucial as the Retrievers earned a spot in the America East Tournament. Houapeu scored three goals in his first season, including a game-winner vs. Stony Brook.
The fifth-seeded Retrievers (8-6-4, 3-3-2) take on fourth-seeded Hartford (7-4-6, 2-1-5) in the quarterfinals of the America East Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 10 in West Hartford, Conn. Kick off time is 6:00 p.m. and the winner advances to play top-seeded Binghamton (13-5-0, 5-3-0) in Vestal, N.Y. on Wednesday, Nov. 14.