Fernandez Wins Fifth MAAC Rookie of the Week Award

Diana Fernandez
April 19, 2017

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Siena Water Polo’s Diana Fernandez was tabbed MAAC Water Polo Rookie of the Week as announced by the conference office on Wednesday. It is the fifth time this season that the freshman has earned the weekly award.

Fernandez scored 13 points in the Saints’ final week of competition in 2017. The Chicago native totaled eight goals and five assists, adding eight steals on the defensive end, and drawing seven ejections. Fernandez scored four goals in victories over La Salle and Connecticut College and led Siena with four assists against Utica.

The freshman totaled 104 points this season, second best on the team, and fifth highest in the MAAC. Fernandez also set a new single season school record with 94 ejections drawn. She finished the season ranked fifth in goals in the MAAC and fourth in steals.