NORTH DARTMOUTH, Mass.—Behind three goals in three games, freshman back Edmilson Barros (Boston, Mass.) has been named the Little East Conference Men's Soccer Rookie of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.
Barros recorded three goals in the Beacons' two wins this week, including a pair of tallies in Sunday's 3-2 road victory over Newbury College.
The freshman back leads the Little East Conference in both goals (five) and points (10) ,while starting and playing in all seven games for the Beacons this season.
UMass Boston is 4-0 when Barros scores this year and the Beacons (5-2) are off to their best start since 2006, when UMass Boston started the season 6-2 en route to a Little East Conference Tournament berth.