Oct. 26, 2009
LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Freshman forward Emery Welshman earned MAAC Co-Rookie of the Week Monday afternoon. He tallied six points on two goals and two assists in Siena's 4-3 win over Rider Friday afternoon.
Welshman (Mississauga, Ontario/Loyola Catholic) assisted on Siena's first goal ('22) and scored the second ('50) to put Siena up 2-0. After Rider came back to tie the game in the 58th minute, Welshman struck again ('69) when he beat the last defender on a through ball and finished the breakaway to the right side. Rider tied the game once again and Welshman was called on to make another play. He dropped a pass to Sindre Ek for the game winning goal in 77th minute.
Welshman leads the team with six goals (5th MAAC) and 15 points (T-5th).
Siena returns to action Friday when it plays at Niagara. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.