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Diouf Named BIG EAST Freshman of the Week

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.