For Immediate Release


October 9, 2006


Jimmy Hernandez Named Little East
Menís Soccer Player of the Week & to d3kicks.comís Team of the Week


Providence, RIóRhode Island College junior forward Jimmy Hernandez (Providence, RI) was named the Little East Conference Menís Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Hernandez was also named to d3kicks.comís Team of the Week.


Hernandez recorded three goals to go along with an assist for seven points in a 2-1 week for the Anchormen. He scored two goals in RICís, 3-2, loss against Tufts on Oct. 3. Hernandez scored the game-winning goal on a penalty kick to lift Rhode Island College past ninth-ranked Montclair State on Oct. 5, 3-2, stopping the Red Hawks 11-game winning streak and handing them their first loss of the season. He also notched an assist in the Anchormenís, 2-1, win over Little East rival Western Connecticut on Oct. 7.


Head Coach John Melloís team is 6-4 overall and 3-1 in the Little East Conference. Rhode Island College has won its last two games.


In upcoming action, RIC will play at Bridgewater State on Wednesday, Oct. 11 and at Little East rival Keene State on Saturday, Oct. 14.