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Women’s lacrosse: Hofstra’s Iannetta Earns CAA Rookie Of The Week Honors

Tuesday, 6th March 2012

Categories College, Girl's/Women's, Posted 3/6/12
From Press Release

Hofstra University freshman midfielder April Iannetta (Wantagh) was named the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Rookie of the Week, the conference office announced.

The award is the first of Iannetta’s career.

Iannetta had a strong week for the Pride as the rookie totaled four points as Hofstra went 1-1, including opening up CAA play with a 15-9 victory over Drexel on Thursday. Against the Dragons, Iannetta had a goal and an assist, while adding two caused turnovers and a ground ball.

She followed that up with a goal and an assist, along with a ground ball and draw control against No. 3 Maryland (11-4 loss).

For the season, Iannetta has eight points on four goals and four assists, while also adding four caused turnovers, two ground balls and one draw control. She ranks second on the team in scoring this season and second in caused turnovers.

Hofstra returns to action on Saturday when it hosts Rutgers at 12 p.m.

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