Diouf Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week

Mamadou Doudou Diouf leads UConn with six points on three goals.
Mamadou Doudou Diouf leads UConn with six points on three goals. UCONNHUSKIESDOTCOM

Sept. 6, 2010

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STORRS, Conn. - UConn men's soccer Mamadou Doudou Diouf was named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week after scoring three goals, including a game winner, in a pair of victories by the Huskies.

Diouf scored the winning goal in the Huskies' 2-0 win over St. Francis (N.Y.) in UConn's season opener on Wednesday, Sept. 1. He tallied a pair of goals on Saturday, Sept. 4 in UConn's 3-1 win against the Yale Bulldogs.

Sophomore Carlos Alvarez dished out three assists on the Huskies' five goals scored during their 2-0 week to earn a spot on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll.

Diouf and Alvarez will lead UConn in its first-ever match against Manhattan on Tuesday night at Morrone Stadium.