Brown’s Kate Woods Named Southern Division Rookie of the Week

Providence, RI- Brown University freshman Kate Woods recorded 14 goals for the Bears while at the Eastern Championships hosted at Indiana University to be named the Collegiate Water Polo Association Southern Division Rookie of the Week.

The honor marks the seventh time Woods has earned a weekly award from the CWPA league office this season, as she previous notched honors as April 4 and April 25 Southern Division Player of the Week, along with the Feb. 28, March 28, April 18 and April 25 Rookie of the Week awards.

In a 2-1 weekend for the Bears at the 2011 Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) Women's Eastern Championship on the campus of Indiana University, she registered a pair of five-goal games and a four-marker contest to lead all scorers.

She opened the championship event with four goals in a 16-11 loss to Bucknell University, before contributing five markers in an 11-8 victory over Gannon University to reach the ninth place game.

Against Mercyhurst College for ninth place in the 11-team field, she posted five goals in a 15-8 victory.

For her performance, she was named to the All-Tournament second team in the wake of claiming laurels as the Southern Division Rookie of the Year and All-Southern Division first team.