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Saez again wins Rookie award

Veronica Saez of Bainbridge Island has earned her league-leading fourth Rookie of the Week Award after contributing to a pair of wins by Fairfield University women’s soccer team.

Saez won the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference honors after the Stags beat Saint Peter’s in overtime and Manhattan.

She went 1-0-0 for Fairfield on the weekend and picked up 1.3 shutouts as well.

Saez played the entire 98:23 against Saint Peter’s and did not face a shot but cleared several crosses out of the box to preserve the shutout, her fifth of the season. She then played the first 35:06 of the second half against Manhattan and stopped each of the three shots that the Jaspers put on her.

Fairfield finished the regular season at 11-5-2, the most wins in a year since 2008 (15-5-3). Fairfield posted an 8-1-0 mark in league play to earn a share of the regular season crown, the first for the program since 2002 and the seventh in program history.

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