WINTHROP, Mass. – Freshman midfielder Amerle Nemeye (Burlington, Vt.) of the Norwich University men's soccer team was named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Rookie of the Week on Tuesday afternoon.
Nemeye scored a goal in each of the Cadets' games on the weekend to lead the offense. He scored his first collegiate goal on a penalty kick late in the second half of Friday's 1-1 tie with Lasell.
Nemeye scored again as well as added his first assist in Saturday's 4-0 win over NVU-Lyndon to help Norwich secure its first victory of the 2018 season.
He leads the GNAC in shots (17) and points (five). He is also tied for the league lead in goals with two.
Norwich (1-0-1, 0-0-1 GNAC) travels to Middlebury today to face the Panthers at 3:30 p.m. in non-conference action. The Cadets then return home to face Maine Maritime and SUNY Maritime on Friday and Sunday respectively.