Nov. 1, 2010
NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA - University of Massachusetts Boston women's soccer player Kristin Mulry (Holbrook, MA) has been named Little East Conference Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week for her play during the week of October 24-30, it was announced today by the conference office. The honor marks the third time in her career that Mulry has received the award, having also been named the league's top offensive player for the week of September 14-20 and October 5-11 last season.
Mulry netted two goals and registered an assist for five total points to help UMass Boston post a 2-0 of the week. The forward scored a pair of markers in the 2-0 victory over Rhode Island College on Oct.30 to help the Beacons secure a first round home match in the Little East Championship. It was her third game-winning tally of the season as well as her third multi-goal outing on the year. Mulry added a helper in UMass Boston's 2-0 victory over Framingham State earlier in the week.
The Holbrook, MA native, who was a Little East Conference First Team selection a year ago, is making an All-Conference bid this year as well with 18 points on eight goals and two assists to rank amongst the LEC leaders in points (T-10th) and goals (T-10th). She also has three game-winners to tie the rest of the league for third
A graduate of Hingham High School, Mulry enjoyed tremendous freshman and sophomore campaigns for UMass Boston. In 2008 she was named the Little East Conference Rookie of the Year and in 2009 she was named to the LEC First Team. She broke every freshman offensive school record for the Beacons, including points (29) and goals (14) and was also named to the LEC All-Star Second Team. Her sophomore campaign was even more impressive as she totaled 37 points on 17 goals and three assists. Both the goal and point totals were the second most by a Beacon's player in a single season. In 60 career matches, Mulry ranks first on the UMass Boston career list for points (84), goals (39), multiple goal matches (11) and second all-time in game-winning goals (8).
The Beacons are enjoying one of the greatest seasons in school history, posting a 12-4-3 mark including a 4-3 standing in Little East Conference action to rank fourth in the LEC. For the third straight season they will host a quarterfinal playoff game on Tuesday, November 2 vs. the University of Southern Maine at 2:00 p.m. In their only meeting of the season, UMass Boston defeated Southern Maine, 4-1, on September 18.