Shelby Friedland Earns Little East Conference Honor

Freshman forward Shelby Friedland

Freshman forward Shelby Friedland

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA-For the second time this season, freshman forward Shelby Friedland (New Bedford, MA/New Bedford HS) of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's women's soccer team has received a conference award.

Once again, Friedland has been named Little East Conference Women's Soccer Rookie of the Week.

"Shelby deserves the honor," said UMass Dartmouth Head Coach Nicole Hanewich. "She is very strong on the ball, and Keene is a tough team that we had to battle all day, and she was able to finish against them. Keene hasn't given up a lot of goals, and it's good for us to show that we can compete with anyone going into the playoffs."

UMass Dartmouth will return to action when they host Worcester State Wednesday.