Mahoney, White Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors

Mahoney, White Earn Brown Student-Athlete of the Week Honors

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Men’s cross country senior runner Matt Mahoney and women’s soccer freshman forward Star White have earned Brown University Athletics Student-Athlete of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 18-24, Brown announced on Monday. 

Matt Mahoney, Men’s Cross Country, Senior, Swampscott, Mass.
Senior runner Matt Mahoney finished in eighth place out of 157 runners to pace men’s cross country at the Boston College Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown meet on Friday at Franklin Park. A native of Swampscott, Mass., Mahoney traversed the eight kilometer course in a time of 24:28. As a team, the Bears placed fourth out of 18 teams with 117 total points, trailing only No. 3 Syracuse, No. 27 Illinois, and No. 21 Indiana. 

Star White, Women’s Soccer, Freshman, Norfolk, Va.
Freshman forward Star White recorded three points on a goal and an assist, including the game-winning goal in overtime vs. Dartmouth, to help lead Brown to a 2-0 week. In the 92nd minute against the Big Green on Sunday, the Norfolk, Va., native netted her second game winner of the year to lift Brown to a 1-0 win in its Ivy League opener. She notched an assist in a 2-1 win over Sacred Heart on Wednesday. White has tallied a point in each of her last six games.